Instagram Blog Hop

125 Must Follow Moms on Instagram!

I have lots of fun with Instagram. I used to see Instagram photos on Facebook and be so intrigued. So when I got an iPhone for my birthday last year it was the first app I downloaded!

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The types of photos I share…  

  • Art for art sake; I have fun trying to come up with unexpected compositions.
  • Documenting my life; like funny things we notice, my kids, the things we do, and the places we go. I even documented our road trip to Florida there and back and re-posted here.
  • Identification; I like to find things especially in nature and identify them or ask for help identifying them.
  • Communication and promotion; sometimes I promote a blog post on Instagram; maybe a giveaway or craft or story I am particularly proud of.

My favorite things about Instagram…  

  • Browsing and being inspired by the photos of people I follow and sharing in my friends’ adventures.
  • I like that Instagram is primarily visual because I am too.
  • The editing process; It’s fun picking just the right filter for my photos.
  • And I love squares!

So let’s connect on Instagram!

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This was a blog hop I hosted with a bunch of awesome mom bloggers who love Instagram too: NurtureStoreMamaSmilesDomestic GoddesqueMadeWithMoxieB-Inspired MAMACurlyBirds and MollyMoo (our wonderful organizer!)

Here’s what to do…  

Follow your hosts @mollymoo_ie @cathynurturestore @mamasmiles @domesticgoddesq @thatmoxiegirl @binspiredmama @annofdoodlesandjots @curlybirds

Then check out more moms on Instagram featured here and help spread the word on twitter, facebook, G+ and please post about it on your Instagram account using hashtag #momsoninstagram!


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What do you like most about Instagram?  Please share!

Ann

I'm a practical mom inspired by nature & I enjoy sharing ideas that encourage kids' innate curiosity & creativity. Interested in subscribing? Check out the blue box at the top of my sidebar. I'm also a wannabe author/illustrator & product designer by day. Let's connect! doodlesandjots@hotmail.com. If you purchase through my Amazon links I get a small commission at no additional cost to you (thanks for supporting Doodles and Jots)! And remember to always credit your source here & elsewhere on the internet.

6 comments

  1. This is such a great idea! I love it!

    What do I like about IG? The community, what a great way to connect with people, by photos.

    I also feel that my photography ‘eye’ has improved due to sharing and learning from other Instagrammers. New filters and techniques are everywhere and people are always good sharers of information.

    A new filter or ‘stuff to add to your photo’ app is a good thing by me! I have to say that I rarely use the IG filters anymore.

    I am looking forward to seeing everyone’s photos and meeting some lovely new people.
    Clare recently posted..This this and thatMy Profile

    • Oh me too! I think I have improved. I would love to know your favorite editing apps. You should post about it!

  2. To be honest, instagram has me baffled. I just don’t understand how people are taking such great pictures with their iphone camera.

    I just don’t get it.

    I’m not an instagrammer. I’m sure there are a lot of things I just don’t understand, so many you can educate me. All the photos I take, for like my business and of my kids are on my regular camera. The only thing I could figure was to email those photos to myself and upload them to instagram. But when I tried to do that, instagram wouldn’t take them. I assume it was because of the size. But I’m to busy to be taking pictures, emailing them to myself and resizing.

    Maybe you can help me figure out my malfunction.
    Lisa Nelson recently posted..Happiness is – Breastfeeding in PublicMy Profile

    • I find my iPhone camera takes pretty decent pictures and the filter can enhance them. My other camera is only a point and shoot too (although I do have a nice zoom). I can tell some people share better photos not from phone cameras. Once in a while I will do it if I am promoting a bog post. Mostly though I just use Instangram as the “low” art form it is to have fun, experiment, and share.

      You take awesome pictures for your blog, Lisa! That could be a way to start (if you want). The way I do it is call up my site and click on an image. Once the image url loads I press and hold to save. In Instagram you can post a photo from your phone’s library.

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