Since its launch in 2010, Instagram has become one of the giants of social media. It's grown past square photos with the same recycled, preset filters appearing over and over on your timeline. While a lot has changed on the platform in 11 years, it's still the digital home for visuals of people's favorite meals, pets, home decor, vacations and selfies.
We wanted to find a handful of the creators who use Instagram to fuel their passion for photography. The simple idea was to highlight local creatives whose skills are mostly adapted to fit the specific appeal of Instagram. Click here to read our Q&A with five local photographers.