Through the Eyes of Local Instagrammers - South Africa

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Cape Town, South Africa is a favourite for sharing some of the world’s most captivating imagery. Don’t take our word for it just look at how fast #CapeTown is growing on Instagram. So far there are over 5 million posts!

Most people often ask... So how do I get #Instafamous? Well, we have asked that very same question to Richard Haubrich, full-time blogger and the man behind Instagram_SA. He has recently hosted the first national InstaMeet of 2017 where he invited local Instagrammers to join him and his team in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. This InstaMeet themed #MySouthAfrica was all about exploring the cities, showcasing the beauty and diversity of South Africa.

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Finding the best location to take a photo and share it with the world is not as easy as it looks. Luckily we could help Richard with one of the best locations in Cape Town, the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town, right on the water’s edge of the glittering azure Atlantic Ocean and having direct access to a 250m long pier, featuring breathtaking views of Table Mountain, Green Point Stadium and aquatic life, such as the local dolphins and seals and an occasional flip of the whales tail. The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront served as the perfect location to inspire the most scenic, creative and artistic photos, paying tribute to the unique scenery and vibe that Cape Town is known for.

Credit: @avril_m_photography {#MySouthAfrica}

Richard has worked on @instagram_sa for a few years now and has become incredibly successful with almost 95k followers. His secret to becoming #InstaFamous is to continuously work on it, be consistent and keep learning and improving. In his own words “The Instagram blogger community in South Africa is getting bigger by the day, with so many extremely talented photographers & bloggers. We believe in celebrating our planet’s beauty, its people and experiences, by sharing content on Instagram and engaging with individuals across the world.  We share the common interest of connecting with each other by creating beautiful content. It has been the biggest InstaMeet in Cape Town so far with over 100 bloggers coming together, which was an amazing turnout. We basked in a venue of extraordinary beauty, with views of Table Mountain, beach, ocean and a breath-taking sunset. The pier was the perfect spot and I really look forward to doing it again”, always the next best shot in mind, he adds “next time we will fill up the pier, now that would be an amazing photo!”

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We are social, so please share your posts with us. Remember to #RadissonBlu with every post. Every week we choose one lucky guest who will receive a €100 voucher to stay at any Radisson Blu hotel in the world just by adding #RadissonBlu to their post.

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