This wasn't the beginning of emoji art, but it will long be remembered as the point when the medium reached full maturity. Fed up with the collagen, silicon and Photoshopping that dominates the modern glamor industry? Is it their modern-day ensembles? And, come to think of it, perhaps a taco shell could double as a money clip. As much as we enjoy being inspired, titillated and amused by Instagram, there are some times when we just want one thing: cute animal photos, and lots of them. But it's his dizzying, surreal "Walkscapes" — which merge 30 to cell-phone pictures that Lowy snaps as he strolls down a city block — that truly amaze. He's also got an uncanny ability to spot bizarre signs and labels; your life will be a little bit richer for being made aware of businesses like "The Flip Flop Stop" "Because 'Crippling Depression Footwear' lacks the 'fun' touch," Oswalt writes.
Brooke. Age: 28.
It's that mix of the glamorous and mundane that, at least on Instagram, makes Washington seem oddly approachable, even as she puts her celebrity life on full blast.
Lina. Age: 29.
James Franco is either completely lacking in self-awareness or suffering from too much of it. As for how his photos translate to the digital format, for the past two years Seliger has run an Instagram portrait studio from inside the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, capturing everyone from Bill Murray to Sophia Vergara in their formal best, with many of these shots on display here. Want proof that Kanye is not only human, but also a fallible human? Founding Sonic Youth bassist Kim Gordon put her life story into words in her recently released memoir, Girl in a Band , but on Instagram she gives people a real glimpse into her life. Of course, Sally probably doesn't post pics of herself with the cast of her own smash TV show, hosting Saturday Night Live or resting her chin on Michelle Obama's shoulder on a magazine cover. The lead growler of neo-thrash-metal punishers Lamb of God offers a softer side of himself on Instagram, showing off his photography skills in impressive surfing shots , cityscapes and sunsets , all often complemented with diary-like captions explaining the stories behind his pics. As a sport and art form that's always been about documenting the visuals of big air, gnarly tricks and nasty wipeouts as much as performing them, it's a natural for a quick-hit medium like Instagram — and the Berrics doesn't disappoint.