HERE, WE PINPOINT SIX OF OUR FAVOURITES INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS ABOUT STILL LIFE
If you’re seeking for inspiration Instagram is an obvious place to head.
With more than five million photos being uploaded every hour, there’s no shortage of images to choose from. We can experience far away places, exotic scenes, culturally significant events, mentally stimulating and downright gorgeous images from all over the world.
Generation Xers have long been preoccupied with building a digital self in tandem with their physical and emotional ones – updating profile pictures and bios as life progresses in real-time – but arguably it’s not until this virtual reflexivity is considered through the medium of photography that things start to get really interesting. This, of course, is where Instagram comes along. The social media platform has presented an endlessly entertaining means of self-expression since it first emerged five years ago, and not only does it allow users to develop share their creative output with the world, becoming every young artist’s secret weapon in the process, but it also provides a nifty means of visual representation. In short, you are what you like.
But how do you sort through the billions of average images to find the gems in the rough? Well, one you thing can do is to follow the right users: we’ve selected six great accounts to follow which present in a new and eye-catching way the photographic technique of still life!