Instacane Shows the Best of Hurricane Irene Instagram Pics

By: Bianca Bartz - Published: Sep 6, 2011 • References: instacane & thenextweb
Sharply titled Instacane, this collection of photos shows the story of Hurricane Irene via the popular photo filter iPhone app, Instagram, which gives pics a retro twist.

We’ve picked a few of our favorites for the gallery above to show how diverse people’s snapshots are, ranging from scenic shots and random abstracts to photos that capture emotion and action.

If you want to find more of these Hurricane Irene Instagram photos, you can check out or just search for #instacane on Twitter for a live update. Of course, if you've been snapping your own shots and want to share them with the rest of the world, be sure to use the same hashtag in your uploads.

Unfortunately Instagram, which has over 7 million users who upload more than 1.3 million photos a day, is only available for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad for now. Just imagine how those numbers would soar if Instagram for Android and Blackberry came out... Stats for Faux Retro Storms Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 1,151 clicks in 246 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Instacane
Related: 83 examples / 64 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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