In the era of new age social media if one takes a couple of minutes to stop and think one ponders around that what is the whole point of deliberately showcasing your personal life on a public platform? Why would anybody be interested on what you ate for breakfast or that your selfie is blotted with a million filters? But then, social media is not just about that. It’s not about pouts; check ins, memes and marketing! And not many people are aware of that!
Social Media or to be more precise for this listicle, Instagram is an excellent belvedere where you can unleash your creative alter ego and actually be appreciated for your work! We are not saying selfies are bad or that people do not enjoy others posting about their new shoe collection! It’s just that sometimes art is something that needs to be treasured & highlighted in today’s fast paced and linear lifestyles!
Here are 10 Best Instagrammers you need to follow right now to get some inspiration to take out your phones and cameras to start clicking!
Moonimisha on art and inspiration- NIMISHA VERMA
Love to keep things bold and beautiful? Nimisha Verma in her truest of forms won’t fail to immerse you in her world of dynamic poetry and mysterious being. She travels around India inspiring thousands to follow their own dreams and promote raw art through her photographs! Her pictures are soulful and carry a message of finding art everywhere whereas her captions don’t leave any emotions withheld.
Thelazyinsomniac on food and lifestyle-NUPUR SINGH
Whether you are the quirky colourful kind or the vintage classy kind you just cannot be on Instagram and not follow her! She is fun; she is talented and she knows her forte! From cafe reviews to fashion trends! From dainty street art to plush colonies of Mumbai she beautifully carves out imaginative frames, highly pleasing to the eyes!
rathikaramasamy on wildlife and nature- RATHIKA RAMASWAMY
In our busy mundane lives, we seldom take a pause to look around and feel the true essence of mother Earth. The colours of our surroundings have changed from greens and blues to browns and grays in a very drastic manner. To get away from all of that this photographer brings nature to your smart phones! From Black Tailed godwits of Odisha to tigers in Jim Corbett, do give the handle a look to keep nature and its beauty appreciated!
aratikumarrao on monochrome – ARATI KUMAR RAO
Remember your mother’s childhood photographs and old sketches of kings and queens in your history books? Black and white photographs carry a magical world of their own wherever they go! Ms Rao loves elephants and pencil sketching. Her take on the world around us in monochrome has a mysterious appeal and every picture tells a different story!
chandankhanna on photography – CHANDAN KHANNA
Photography is a language that can be understood anywhere in the world! What is the world but a creation to be frozen! And this Instagram profile will tell you just that. To capture true emotions he goes into the heart and soul of everything! Have a look to get some really rad photographs that celebrate the essence of it!
sreevathsav on perspective- SREVATHSAV NAIK
India is boundless and its boundaries engulf a land of diverse cultures and the moods attached to them within it. Different takes on the different customs, traditions, tropical forests, Himalayas, Lush green vegetation and ruins of old forts and their ethereal beauty. Follow him to treat your eyes to a plethora of exquisite pictures.
audiphotography on Travel and photography – AUDITYA VENKATESH
Give your inventive muse some inspiration to step out of the house and click pictures, to travel and learn as Auditya through his photography makes you wonder how meager we are in this huge world of colours, people and their stories. He loves to shoot everything from light paintings to Rajasthani dolls, from landscapes in SanDiego to Fancy cars in Washington DC! Get ready to get travel bugged with his profile!
thephilocalistmind on architecture and surrealism- PANKAJ PUROHIT
Do you like to revoke memories of the past by gazing at cracked walls? Love Heritage sites and the intricate details they possess? Want to see simple images come alive with a bit of a twist? He takes a curious perspective to common photographic techniques, sometimes just with his phone proving photography is not always a rich man’s hobby!
nainagahlaut on aesthetics- NAINA GAHLAUT
Modern is the new antique! Cannot make any sense out of it? Check out her pictures and you will understand what I am talking about. Every picture has something neoteric edge, a newfangled look with an uncontemporary aura about it! You just cannot but get hooked on her style and smart captions!
bhumikab on portraits - Bhumika Bhatia
What happens when people come across a person who wants to not just capture their faces but what goes behind them? When expressions are vivid and frown convey hidden smiles! This lady shoots portraits in exotic frames and invigorating poses which are breathtaking from every aspect! Beauty has no definition and her images shout that out in every pixel.
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Written by Shraddha Ghosh for WorldPhotographersClub.com