The Instagram application for the iPhone has enabled a watershed of retro-inspired, digitally manipulated images to flood the internet.  The images often have the look of 1970s Polaroid photographs with their charming flaws and color characteristics.  With the press of a button, every iPhone user suddenly has within their grasp hundreds of digital tools, filters, and flash bulbs to capture the world around them in an idealized, often artificially enhanced way.  The images below were created by Instagram user so_may.

Image by Instagram user so_may

Image by Instagram user so_may

Image by Instagram user so_may

For more images by so_may, click here.  Visit the iTunes application store to download Instagram.

-Jayme Catalano