I dislike Instagram as a concept. Take photos, apply generic filter, and OOOHHHH IM AN ARTIST!!!!

Mind you, I don’t consider myself to be an artist or particularly skilled at photography, but, I think there is something to be said for putting thought into a photo before clicking the shutter burying the image in effects and filters, and calling it a masterpiece.

As a result, out of protest, I tried to make the best of Instagram.

I leave you with these few, all taken with my iPhone 4S: