or Google+, I scroll down to the comments to try to find out what it’s about. I was slow to embrace Vine, finally giving in and opening
an account because I thought that as someone who touts herself as somewhat of a
social media enthusiast, I should. But my heart wasn’t in it. Even less so when
I realized I couldn’t import video that I’d previously shot. Really?
introducing a video-sharing function. I was initially unfazed by this new
addition, content to continue posting photos, occasionally using filters or
text when the mood strikes.
However, a trip to Iceland a few weeks ago changed
that. While visiting the famous Strokkur Geysir, I took a few pictures as it
shot boiling water 65 feet in the air, which I wanted to post on Instagram. But
looking at the picture was like looking at a big, white blob. I wished I could
show people what I was seeing, then it dawned on me that with the Instagram
video function I could.
Iceland trip, my favorite being the one of the Seljalandfoss waterfall because
when I showed it to Miss V she exclaimed, “that video is such great quality” –
she being a cinemagraphic expert and all.
these days, I use them sparingly. I did, however, post quite a few when I
attended the North Sea Jazz Festival recently.
Little snippets of some of the
artists performing were more effective that blurry pictures of a non-distinct
performer from the back of the concert hall.
the video function to share your travels?
*Photo credit Essentialhommemag.com