In Pictures

In pictures: Life on Instagram

Album cover of David Bowie, Low / Oxford Circus Underground Image copyright @merileeloo and @cherkis / Instagram

Since its launch in 2010, the photo-sharing site Instagram has grown at a phenomenal rate, with nearly 100 million pictures and videos being posted everyday.

The images capture everything from personal moments to be shared with friends and family to large public events, image curation on a global scale.

Penguin art director Jim Stoddart has pulled together a selection of those that caught his eye, for publication in a book.

Image copyright @benjamarkoword / Instagram
Image caption Game of squares by @benjamarkoword
Image copyright @ali.shms / Instagram
Image caption It's all about Light was taken in Iran by @ali.shms
Image copyright @caxmee / Instagram
Image caption @caxmee posted this image of herself. Mama Cax is a food and fashion blogger from New York who survived cancer at the age of 14
Image copyright @alexfawks / Instagram
Image caption Canary Wharf in London by @alexfawks
Image copyright @hobopeeba / Instagram
Image caption Kristina Makeeva, from Moscow, goes by the username @hobopeeba
Image copyright @Ritesh Uttamchandani / Instagram
Image caption Ritesh Uttamchandani took this picture of a child swinging under a bridge in Mumbai (Bombay)
Image copyright @oggsie / Instagram
Image caption Olly Lang, who posts pictures under the username @oggsie, took this of @vivianboss
Image copyright @m_mateos / Instagram
Image caption Matthew Wylie took this picture in Havana
Image copyright @luciazolea / Instagram
Image caption Lucia Zolea posts pictures from Virginia, USA

Life on Instagram, curated by Jim Stoddart, is published by Particular Books.

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