InstaBlog

Welcome to the IGersBirmingham instablog: a blog about a life lived on Instagram. It will feature all sorts of topics – instagram, instameets, Birmingham, photography, our community, behind the scenes and much more.

We’ll also feature guest posts – if you’d like to feature, please get in touch!

Christmas at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

IGers Birmingham were lucky enough to be some of the first people to enjoy Birmingham Botanical Gardens’ new after-dark Christmas-lights experience which opened last week. The 50 lucky IGers braved the cold temperatures to see the trees and glasshouses which were lit as part of a special light-display by entertainment promoter Raymond Gubbay Ltd. There […]

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Christmas photo competition

When it comes to Christmas, Birmingham well and truly has it all: shops, food, drink, fun, entertainment and more twinkly lights than ever before. We have teamed up with Visit Birmingham to challenge the IGers Birmingham community to capture the magic of Christmas in Birmingham. The brief is purposefully wide – your photos can capture […]

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Meet IGers Birmingham Part 7: Fraser McGee

Hi, I’m Fraser McGee and I was one of the founding members of Team IGers Birmingham. What follows is the story of my time as an ‘IGer’. It’s a story of perseverance, disappointment, and almost giving up before success finally arrived in the form of the great community we have today. If you haven’t already […]

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Meet IGers Birmingham Part 6: Martin O’Callaghan

So far this week we’ve introduced you to all of the photographers from the IGers Birmingham community that are appearing in this year’s exhibition. Now it’s time to introduce you to the team that run the account and organise all-things IGers Birmingham: Beth, Martin and Fraser. Hey, I’m Martin aka @ocuk and I have just […]

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Meet IGers Birmingham Part 5: Beth Astington

So far this week we’ve introduced you to all of the photographers from the IGers Birmingham community that are appearing in this year’s exhibition. Now it’s time to introduce you to the team that run the account and organise all-things IGers Birmingham: Beth, Martin and Fraser. Hi, I’m Beth aka @bethastington and I’ve been involved […]

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Meet IGers Birmingham Part 4: Digital Display Photographers K-T

With their exhibition images about to be revealed,  you may well want to know more about the people behind the shots. Stay tuned all week to meet a number of  the featured photographers, as well as the trio behind IGers Birmingham (Beth, Martin and Fraser). We asked each photographer to tell us a bit about […]

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Meet IGers Birmingham Part 3: Digital Display Photographers A-J

With their exhibition images about to be revealed,  you may well want to know more about the people behind the shots. Stay tuned all week to meet a number of  the featured photographers, as well as the trio behind IGers Birmingham (Beth, Martin and Fraser). We asked each photographer to tell us a bit about […]

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Meet IGers Birmingham Part 2: Printed Photographers J-T

With their exhibition images about to be revealed,  you may well want to know more about the people behind the shots. Stay tuned all week to meet a number of  the featured photographers, as well as the trio behind IGers Birmingham (Beth, Martin and Fraser). We asked each photographer to tell us a bit about […]

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Meet IGers Birmingham Part 1: Printed Photographers A-H

With their exhibition images about to be revealed,  you may well want to know more about the people behind the shots. Stay tuned all week to meet a number of  the featured photographers, as well as the trio behind IGers Birmingham (Beth, Martin and Fraser). We asked each photographer to tell us a bit about […]

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IGers Birmingham: Best of Birmingham Exhibition

What are the details of the exhibition? The exhibition features images of Birmingham and the surrounding area taken by photographers from IGers Birmingham,  a community of photographers in the city that was founded in 2011. The images are the top 50 photos from a competition that was run over the summer that attracted over 1000 entries. […]

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