I see way too many people posting hashtags like #pink #photo #tags4likes on their Instagram posts. Popular hashtags won’t get you valuable followers.
It’s best to be part of a community on Instagram.
If you’re interested in Instagram Accounts to follow
check out the Top Washington DC Instagrammers.
Using #WashingtonDC will ensure you end up in a tourist’s feed.
Here’s my list of the best Instagram hashtags for the Washington DC area.
My personal favorite community/hashtag is #IGDC, full of meetups, features, and great people.
(Official Account: @IGDC)
(Official Account: @VisitWashingtonDC)
A great community of creatives in DC along with it’s own blog and Instagram account.
(Official Account: @ACreativeDC)
The DCtography account and tag is used to celebrate local photographers and all of the beautiful locations around DC.
(Official Account: @DCtography)
Mostly used in DC, Walk With Locals also uses #WWLxDC to feature photos from the DC area on their account.
(Official Account: @WalkWithLocals)
Along with meetups Street Meet DC features lots of urban photography from DC.
(Official Account: @StreetMeetDC)
Started by DC local @Phil.Martin this feed includes excellent portraits, many in DC.
(Official Account: @MakePortraitsNotWar)
Started by Angela Pan to promote her net book SnapDC you can find photographers all over the city tagging SnapDC (@abpanphoto)
DC is full of unique buildings, some ugly but some are fantastic, Buildings of DC brings out the best of DC Architecture.
(Official Account: @Buildings_of_DC)
DC has some great food, why not see it all in the #DCFoodPorn feed
(Official Account: @DCFoodPorn)
Brightest Young Things (BYT) is an online arts and culture magazine and a creative events and marketing agency based in DC. They create memories online and off by working with amazing individuals, institutions, and brands. They share photos from the DC area and beyond with the #BYThings hashtag.
(Official Account: @brightestyoungthings)
DC’s community for local photographers & fans this includes some great shots.
(Official Account: @Exposed_DC)
Here are all of the best Washington DC IG Hashtags to copy and paste
#igdc #acreativedc #mydccool #dctography#streetmeetdc #wwlxdc #buildings_of_dc #underground_dc #blackandwhitedc #thatngawall #theotherdc #exposeddc #BYThings #dcfocused #FotoDC #dmvmetro #DCCorners #instantdc #dcitystyle #makeportraitsnotwar #DCFoodPorn #DCEats
Big thanks to @Jenburnett for sharing some of her favorites as well.
Any I didn’t include? Tell us in the comments!