Whether dreamy food photography, aerial feet shots, filtered rural scenes or silly selfies capture your eye – and ‘likes’ – give these 14 Gloucestershire accounts a follow on Instagram.
Who: Martyn Ferry’s Instagram feed overflows with bucolic Cotswolds beauty – from fields of red poppies to cow close-ups, offering budding landscape and nature photographers an inspirational benchmark.
Get following: @photograferry
Who: The award-winning farm organic shop and café gives its almost 65,000 followers a sneak peek into its day-to-day running with an abundance of swoon-worthy photographs – from smiling staff and free-roaming animals to fresher-than-fresh produce picked from its market garden.
Get following: @daylesfordfarm
Who: Gloucestershire’s own celebrity foodie duo, Tom and Henry Herbert, share some wonderfully candid moments from their lives – from hat-wearing selfies and stunning shots taken around Stroud to wholesome, lip-smacking food and behind-the-scenes filming.
Get following: @tom_herbert and @henry_herbert
Who: The Cherry and White’s official Instagram page offers a glimpse into the sporting action of Gloucestershire’s best rugby club. With nearly 25,000 followers, photographs range from training sessions and impressive open-air concerts, to pitch action and celebratory moments.
Get following: @officialgloucesterrugby
Who: Self-taught fine art photographer, Freddie Ardley, wows his followers with a diverse collection of dramatic landscape work, macro shots and portraits, all with a timeless feel.
Get following: @frederickardley
Who: With an Instagram feed that is rich in both bold colour and sharp detail, Gloucester-based writer, Sarah Townsend, posts striking landscape iPhoneography.
Get following: @stecopywriting
Who: Living and working as a graphic designer in Gloucestershire, Michael Sullivan boasts a beautifully eclectic mix of photographs from both nearby and beyond the border.
Get following: @mistersullivan
Who: Cotswold blogger, Emma Bradshaw, has less of an Instagram account and more a beautiful photographic diary, featuring family adventures with her three boys, vintage home décor, Stroud Farmers Market buys and stunning shots from the Slad Valley and beyond.
Get following: @bradshawandsonsw
Who: Currently working as a tutor at Gloucestershire college, photographer Mark Weyman uses his spare time to build an impressive gallery of ‘mostly’ iPhoneography on Instagram, including landscape, macro and personal shots that boast skill, detail and excellent composition.
Get following: @marq71
Who: For some super-cute scrolling, Cotswold Farm Park’s Instagram pictures are sure to suffice, displaying adorable images of its resident animals. From baby bunnies and woolly sheep, to giddy goats and diddy ducklings, the fluffy feed is sure to delight animal lovers.
Get following: @cotswoldfarmpark
Who: Visit Gloucester has recently started showcasing the city on Instagram – giving followers the chance to go backstage at some of the Gloucester’s biggest events.
Get following: @visitgloucester
Who: Described as a ‘lover of beautiful places, fluffy cats, sports and donuts’, local resident, Kerry Palmer, impresses with a gallery covering just that – with a more recent focus on highly detailed macro shots of Gloucestershire’s favourite forest dwellers.
Get following: @kezza111111
Who: Professional wedding and portrait photographer Jonathon Watkins, also known as PhotoGlow, specialises in capturing people and places during his day job, with blossom and barbecue bangers thrown in for good measure on Instagram.
Get following: @jonathonwatkins
Who: Go in the studio with Cheltenham-based illustrator, Angie B, as she posts snippets of her colourful work, inspirations and day-to-day life on Instagram.
Get following: @angiebee
And, while it is a brazenly shameless plug, you could also give @SoGlos a follow on Instagram too, for shots taken by the team out and about in the county – and featuring our Gloucestershire photo of the day.
Friday 15 July 2016
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