Hashtags are an essential part to posting on Instagram. They can often help Instagram know what your photo is related to and Washington DC has plenty of hashtags related to photography and the creative community.
If you’re interested in DC Instagram Accounts to follow
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Using #WashingtonDC will ensure you end up in a tourist’s feed.
Here’s my list of the best Instagram hashtags for Washington DC.
My personal favorite community/hashtag is #IGDC, full of meetups, features, and great people.
(Official Account: @IGDC)
The official account for DC tourism features photos that tag #MyDCcool. Perfect for instagramming a quick cup of coffee at one of the amazing coffee shops in DC.
(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 #walkwithlocalsdc 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)
TheOtherDC features unexpected sides of D.C.
(Official Account: @theotherdc)
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 #walkwithlocalsdc #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 Washington DC hashtags I didn’t include? Let us know in the comments!
4 comments on “My Favorite Washington DC Instagram Hashtags”
Don’t forget #BYThings! Account: @brightestyoungthings
Of course! I’ll add it to the list 🙂
Thanks for the tips – looking for ways to show off my DC photos when I visit 😀
Glad I could help! enjoy your trip 🙂