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Welcome to the Instagram blog! See how Instagrammers are capturing and sharing the world's moments through photo and video features, user spotlights, tips and news from Instagram HQ.

#Hudson

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We found some amazing photos that use Hudson, one of the new filters that was created by popular Instagram user Cole Rise for Instagram v2.0, for the third installment of our hash-tagged filter feature. You can check out more images posted under the #hudson tag from Profile > Search Instagram > Tags.

Photos by yosimako, sikasep, herbertschroer, fantinel, tombeck1, contrapvnctvs, will_co, sjuk, bardhakk, khezzboy, kevhyphendave, avaisxplodinlava, nereidaglez, rqandriano, kimberlytofu, & alannam.

Be sure to tag your Valencia-filtered photos with #valenciathe final of our four blog posts on the new v2.0 filters, for a chance to be featured here next week, and be sure check out the highlighted photos taken with #amaro & #rise!

#fromwhereibike

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Want to see more?Check out more #fromwhereibike photos. And if you want to add a photo to the collection, include #fromwhereibike in a comment on your photo — just don’t forget to wear a helmet when snapping your shot & whatever you do, don’t drop your phone!

#Rise

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Check out these photos that use Rise, one of the new filters that was named after and created by popular Instagram user Cole Rise for Instagram v2.0. You can check out more images posted under the #rise hashtag from Profile > Search Instagram > Tags.

Photos by bosen, buckfever, yseasons, chrisozer, ca1tl1n, moniquemac, jonathan360, kellypodz, littlellama & funkaoshi.

Be sure to tag your photos taken with any of the remaining two new filters (#hudson #valencia) for a chance to be featured on our blog over the course of the next two weeks, and click here in order see featured photos taken with #amaro from the first of four blog posts on the new filters.

#Amaro

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Today we’re featuring photos that use Amaro, one of the new filters created by popular Instagram user Cole Rise for Instagram v2.0. You can check out more images posted under the #amaro hashtag from Profile > Search Instagram > Tags.

Photos by eika_toy, frau_meike, tracelee, buckfever, _f7, edykhemod, twheat, clrdrkrm, ctobin, chrisunscripted, teeduncan & galager14.

Be sure to tag your photos taken with any of the other three new filters (#rise, #hudson & #valencia) for a chance to be featured on our blog over the course of the next three weeks!

#viewfinder

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Next time you’ve got that vintage rolleiflex or point & shoot on your hip try taking a photo with your iPhone through the viewfinder to get a gritty, lo-fi look. Be sure to add the hashtag #viewfinder so users can see the world from your camera’s point of view!

Photos by colerisenikkiloveu, wanleisa, irvinjoelbanta, ktkyletaylor, lauraajayde, curtissmith, cheaterfive, hhl1113, aphrael, poketto_, neutraltime & shadeone.

#streetart

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Browse the 77,000+ Instagram photos tagged #streetart in the app by tapping Profile > Search Instagram > Tags and entering “streetart” Learn how to tag your #streetart photos in our Help Center.

Photos from rvvsf chivardi iznogoodgood mcneillm tonieaparis staciebrunner ilyass honeybizzle xxxyxyz unenelle clr7 sazajane sheeraa mizz_q lilybarrowby

#lookingup

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#iseefaces

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See also: #fromwhereistand #eyecontact #balance

#sts135: The Space Shuttle Atlantis’s Final Voyage

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The Space Shuttle Atlantis embarked on its final voyage today from the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida. @nasagoddard and other Instagram users in Florida shared their shuttle photos using the tag #sts135, the shuttle’s mission number. Check out some of the launch photos below, and browse the #sts135 tag page for more photos from the launch site (tap Profile > Search Instagram > Tags).

#eyecontact

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We added #hashtags earlier this year as a way to make it easier to organize and discover photos across Instagram. We’ve seen all sorts of great hashtags spring up since then, and so we thought we’d start a blog series featuring some of our favorites.

Have an idea for which #hashtag we should feature next? Let us know at contact@instagr.am