Does life look better through a Lo-Fi or Valencia filter? Instagram, the popular photo-sharing mobile app, certainly seems to think so. And they're not alone. This month, the Facebook-owned company reported that they surpassed 300 million active monthly users. That's a lot of selfies! Among the throngs of active Instagrammers you'll find B&H Photo, sharing images of our favorite gear, interesting asides, and shots of our SuperStore in New York City, in the sunshine, rain, sleet, and snow. Below, we've compiled a list of our ten most popular Instagram posts from 2014. Check them out, like your favorites, and follow us for more.
#1) Hasselblad takes the top prize...
#2) ... Followed closely behind by Hasselblad.
#3) A drool-worthy Leica comes in third.
#4) Nostalgia runs high with the fourth-place Canon AE-1.
Canon AE-1 35mm SLR Manual Focus Camera in Chrome: A revolutionary camera when introduced, the AE-1 was the most sophisticated electronically controlled camera of its time. Easy to use and reliable as well, the AE-1 went on to become one of the most successful camera designs in history. The AE-1 is a very straightforward manual focus SLR offering shutter priority auto exposure with manual over-ride. It is compatible with the full line of Canon FD-mount manual focus lenses. · Classic Auto-Exposure manual focus SLR · Shutter Priority AE and Manual exposure control · Rugged construction · Accepts optional Canon Power Winder A for motorized film advance · Compatible with vast array of Canon FD-mount lenses #HistoryOfCameras #Canon #SLR #Vintage
#5) A new design finally makes the cut, with the Canon 7D Mark II.
#6) People like pancakes—particularly the Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM.
#7) Big Canon lenses = lots of likes on Instagram.
#8) Too bad the 7D Mark II didn't take the #7 spot!
#9) Yay! Nikon makes it on our Instagram top 10 list.
#10) There's a whole lot of cameras on them there shelves.