With so much going on in the River City, it is hard to keep up with it all. Luckily, we have Instagram, the premier social media network, and the multitude of perspectives that come with documenting Richmond from every angle. We wanted to share a few of the personalities that we are following right now (your feed is only as good as who you follow) whether it is for their portraits, eye for scenery, sense of fashion, or a just different perspective on the place we all live — they are all good for the right reasons.
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When looking over this account there is no doubt #blackisbeautiful and traveling photographer Dominique Murchison is doing his best to bring that to light locally by creating with a sense of high art combining fashion and street smart sensibilities. Follow this account to see the future of the new school Richmond style.
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Local artist Todd Hale has continued to evolve but remained true to his exploration of media and the symbols around us. Using traditional painting techniques, modern technology and the power of the internet, he has created a fresh line of work with his lacquered coated canvases and cut up collage portraits. It’s worth taking a minute to scan his account and explore with him.
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Part of the youth movement hitting our city, Earl Mack has his hand in all aspects of Richmond culture right now. From his involvement in The Pinkbox, Field Mobb, Chilalay and plenty more we have no idea about — this diverse artist out of VCU is a designer that knows all the right people. This account gives a slice of what’s happening on the changing Broad Street Arts/Fashion District.
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If we were to title this account, it could be ‘The Curiosity of Branden Wilson’. This young photographer has taken it upon himself to see what our current reality has to offer from our city’s music and events, appreciating his friends, the expansive scenery from around Virginia and his contributions to RVA Magazine. If you are looking for a Richmond lens to peek through — this is good one right here.
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Last, the food scene in the city has been on a steady upswing for years now and there is no limit to the accounts that talk about it. So much food, so little time really — so go to someone who can help you find what you are craving. Well done curation along with short reviews on the cuisine from all over town makes for a solid resource when you can’t decide on dinner tonight.
That’s it for now, even though there is a lot more out there — make sure to stay curious and follow your fellow Richmonders on Instagram and take the time to follow us at @RVAmag. Until next time, have a great Sunday afternoon.