Is Instagram a new type of massive online photo exhibition? Or merely a new social media fad full or pictures of what you had for dinner? In the era of digital perfection it’s seems many photo enthusiasts are hating Instagram and retro-filtered photos, but not photographer Anthony Lepinary.

I agree with Anthony - mobile photography and social media tools such as Instagram can be a brilliant lab where you can test things out, gather feedback, identify trends. Smart phone camera is always with you and thus - if you use it regularly - you constantly train your photographer's eye. In fact, inspired by this article I have just released my (albeit rather small at the moment) Instagram gallery to the outside world (

New challenge for 2014: it is time to start using my iPhone camera phone for other means than a replacement of a scanner... :-)