Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPtelephone

Weekend Hashtag Project is a series featuring designated themes & hashtags chosen by Instagram’s Community Team. For a chance to be featured on the Instagram blog, follow @instagram and look for a post announcing the weekend’s project every Friday.

The goal this weekend is to take creative photos and videos that feature telephones. Some tips to get you started:

  • Keep an eye out for unique or quirky telephones. Pay phones, rotary dials and even cell phones all come with the stories of their time and place. Experiment to see how you can bring that into the story you tell with your photo or video.
  • You can also use your mobile phone as the subject of your photo and as a framing device. Turn its camera on, turn up the brightness and hold it at a distance, then photograph it using a friend’s device.
  • The sound of a ringing telephone can convey a lot of different emotions. Think about the different sounds a telephone can make if you’re planning out a video.

PROJECT RULES: Please only add the #WHPtelephone hashtag to photos and videos taken over this weekend and only submit your own photographs and videos to the project. Any image or video taken then tagged over the weekend is eligible to be featured right here Monday morning!