Thursday, 17 January 2013

I is for Instagram

This week I'm joining in Jenny Matlock's Alphabe-Thursday meme.
I've just started back at work after a lovely three week summer break.
During this time I rediscovered my Instagram account.
I'd forgotten how much I enjoy using it - Instagram makes me view the world through a different lens (so to speak!)
When taking an Instagram photo I focus on details, colours and specifics in a way that I don't when taking photos with our regular camera.
(Except for the times I go on a flower photo frenzy with the flower zoom!)
I also love the special effects options that turn my ordinary photos into something a little bit special!

Leichhardt Swimming Pool, Sydney...reading after doing my laps!

The next 4 were taken on my morning walk along Mills Beach, Mornington, Victoria.

Street art in Melbourne, Victoria

Artichoke flower at La Campagna winery Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula.

Mornington sunset.

Home again - Sydney sunset (last night).

P.S. Although this may read like a blatant brand endorsement, it's not!
I've received no payment, reward or encouragement to post this post.
I just wanted to share some of my holiday pics and join a meme at the same time :-)


  1. These are beautiful photos! I haven't been adventurous enough to try Instagram. lol

  2. Oh my goodness, I LOVE how these pictures turned out!

  3. Love these! I will have to play around with Instagram a bit more...

  4. I've never used instagram before. And I love your beach scenes - lucky you in the warm weather, on the other side of the planet! {:-Deb

  5. Have seen some instagram photos before, and they were all too dark to my taste, but these I like, so I'm going to investigate some:)

  6. I haven't used instagram before but am going to check it out. Love your photos :)

  7. wonderful treatments! i haven't used Instagram a lot -- too intimidated by all the really great shots that I see around the web. great I post.

  8. Gorgeous pictures. I especially love those Mornington photos, and particularly that tree. Fantastic.

  9. Oh and we can't see what you're reading! Torture....

    1. The Beautiful and Damned by F Scott Fitzgerald - the book I read for the Classic Club readathon on my other blog - Brona's Books.

  10. I am in love with your photos...great eye!!

  11. Cool♫ I'm not into Instagram (yet) so thanks for the preview. Here's my I effort:

  12. That top reading photo with the hunky guy in the background made me laugh.

    I immediately though...'reading? Ummm... sure!'

    What intriquing photos!

    Loved these!

    Thanks for sharing them.



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