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Photo by Loulou d’Aki

#LightBoxFF: Loulou d’Aki’s Daily Diary of Destruction in Gaza

This week on #LightBoxFF, TIME speaks with Loulou d’Aki (@dakiloulou), a Swedish freelance photographer who uses Instagram to show the world what she encounters on a daily basis in Gaza, from death and destruction in the streets and city morgues, to hope and endurance in shelters and hospitals where babies are born.

Photo: Andrew Esiebo

#LightBoxFF: Instagram as Revolutionary Media with Andrew Esiebo

Lagos-based photographer Andrew Esiebo (@andrewesiebo) says Instagram offers a new future for African photographers to show their work to the world without conforming to Western media ideals.

Photo: Justin Maxon

#LightBoxFF: Justin Maxon’s Instagram Fantasyland

This week on #LightBox FF, TIME speaks with Justin Maxon (@justinmeadmaxon), whose photographs address poverty, politics and public health from a humanitarian perspective. He says Instagram gives him the opportunity to present a view of the world not based in reality, but inspired by experience.

Photo: David Schwen

#LightBoxFF: David Schwen’s Eternal Sunshine for the Creative Mind

This week on LightBox Follow Friday, TIME speaks with David Schwen (@dschwen), a Minneapolis-based Creative Director and owner of Dschwen LLC. Schwen creates conceptual photo and video illustrations with a lighthearted, witty flair. Continually experimenting with media and new ways to create illustrations, Schwen frequently taps into Instagram to share his work.

Photo: Jim Goldberg—Magnum Photos

Printing Money on Instagram: A Guide for Photographers

Can Instagram offer a new revenue source to photographers? The agency Magnum Photos seems to think so as it is now selling a selection of prints from its roster of award-winning photographers through the photo-based social media platform.

Photo: Tommaso Protti

#LightBoxFF: 11 Photographers Capture the World Cup

This week on #LightBoxFF, TIME has partnered with the Photographic Museum of Humanity to curate #Teamphotogs, a team of 11 photographers from around the world using Instagram to document this year’s biggest sporting event, the 2014 World Cup. From Brazil’s soccer stadiums to cafes in Egypt, these photographers will bring a vast variety of perspectives to this month-long, world-wide event.

Photo by Emile Abinal

#LightBoxFF: Around the World with Street Artist JR

This week on #LightBoxFF, TIME speaks with French artist JR (@jr), popular for his large-scale, black-and-white portraits of people which he’s been pasting on walls around the world for the past decade. In 2011, he launched the Inside Out participatory project, calling on people to print and share their own portraits. This week, his latest body of work can be seen on the walls of one of Paris’s great monuments, the Pantheon.

Photo: Brendan Hoffman—Prime Collective for Getty Images

#LightBoxFF: Brendan Hoffman in Eastern Ukraine

This week on #LightBoxFF, TIME speaks with Moscow-based photographer Brendan Hoffman (@hoffmanbrendan) – co-founder of the photography collective, Prime – about using Instagram to document the recent unrest in Eastern Ukraine and the civilian life that endures amid the violence.

Photo: Khashayar Sharifaee

#LightBoxFF: Everyday Iran with Khashayar Sharifaee

This week on LightBox Follow Friday, TIME speaks with Iranian photographer and industrial design student Khashayar Sharifaee (@khashayarsharifae) about using Instagram to document the often unseen daily lives of ordinary Iranians through surreal, documentary snapshots and dreamlike, blended images.

Photo: Ivan Kashinsky

LightBoxFF: For Ivan Kashinsky, “the World is Watching”

This week on LightBox Follow Friday, TIME talks to freelance photographer and Panos Pictures member Ivan Kashinsky (@ivankphoto), who uses Instagram to chronicle the massive cultural and generational shifts happening in his hometown of Quito, Ecuador through his documentary series #projectmibarrio.

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