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Announcing Worldwide InstaMeet 10: October 4-5

For more information on how to find a #WWIM10 InstaMeet near you, visit our new Community site. Check out our Behind the InstaMeet series for practical tips on organizing a meet-up of your own!

On the weekend of October 4-5, join fellow Instagrammers around the world to celebrate #WWIM10, the 10th Worldwide InstaMeet. Gareth Pon (@garethpon), a filmmaker and photographer from Johannesburg, South Africa, started organizing InstaMeets in 2012 as “a fun way to discover the city and sneak into some unique places.”

“It became an awesome way to meet people and explore the common passion of photography,” he says. “The most special thing is being able to see people from so many different walks of life coming together and either discovering their creativity (that they never knew they had) or expressing their creativity among friends who share a common passion.”

Here are Gareth’s top tips for creating a great InstaMeet:

  • “Scout for good locations: People love exploring new places and the more photo opportunities the better!
  • Consider the time of day: We try always organize InstaMeets during “magic hour” for the best light.
  • “Create something shareable: I’ll always make what we call an ‘infogram’ to let everyone know there is a meet. The infogram usually has an image of the location with overlaid text of the location, time, date and hashtag. I then write up a short caption and add them temporarily to a blog post for anyone to download and post. That way people can easily spread the news about the InstaMeet.”
  • “Capture your InstaMeet: Besides always smiling and being friendly, I highly recommend documenting your InstaMeets. I try to capture the vibe of the meet in a little film or highlights video to extend the experience and I can use these videos as ways to promote future instameets.”
The new #iPhone6 & #iPhone Plus! #Apple

The new #iPhone6 & #iPhone Plus! #Apple

|| CINQUE TERRE MANAROLA || iPhone photo by @yannbros with my edit. Thank you so much! #VascoMextures #Manarola #LaSpezia #Italia #photocollaboration #cinqueterre #Liguria

|| CINQUE TERRE MANAROLA || iPhone photo by @yannbros with my edit. Thank you so much! #VascoMextures #Manarola #LaSpezia #Italia #photocollaboration #cinqueterre #Liguria

|| MEXTURESCOLLECTIV || my edit from @bobbimac’s photo! For see others edit or the original photo @mexturescollective

|| MEXTURESCOLLECTIV || my edit from @bobbimac’s photo! For see others edit or the original photo @mexturescollective

#VSCO App announce The Minimalist Collection for #VSCOcam #iOS and #Android. Ideal for use in a variety of light ranges and environments, the collection of ten presets is available for purchase within the In-App Store.

http://vsco.it/1CJtrtx

#VSCO App announce The Minimalist Collection for #VSCOcam #iOS and #Android. Ideal for use in a variety of light ranges and environments, the collection of ten presets is available for purchase within the In-App Store.

http://vsco.it/1CJtrtx

Yesterday afternoon at my #dailywalk #Sierre #Valais #Wallis #Switzerland #MexturesApp  (hier: Sierre, Switzerland)

Yesterday afternoon at my #dailywalk #Sierre #Valais #Wallis #Switzerland #MexturesApp (hier: Sierre, Switzerland)

Hi all! Wishing you all the best! At my #dailywalk #petitlac in #Sierre #VSCO #VscoCam  (hier: Sierre / Wallis)

Hi all! Wishing you all the best! At my #dailywalk #petitlac in #Sierre #VSCO #VscoCam (hier: Sierre / Wallis)

A wonderful afternoon #Switzerland

A wonderful afternoon #Switzerland