Instagram Releases An Impressive Update in Version 6.0

Set to roll out today, Instagram releases an impressive update in version 6.0 of their amazing social photo sharing app. Seemingly to be it’s most significant update to date, they have enabled video sharing, adjustable filters, and 9 new effects. It’s new filters and effects will give you the ability to adjust brightness, contrast, saturation, warmth, highlights, shadows, vignetting, sharpening and filter strength by using it’s slider tool to select the intensity.

In an interview with PetaPixel, Instagram CEO and co-founder Kevin Systrom, was adamant to the fact that the new update has taken many months of research and testing. He also noted that the bar was set very high to match high-end photo editors like Photoshop and Lightroom, and improvements in speed were also taken in effect. All set for a nice level playing field for the Instagram community.

Instagram for iOS version 6.0 is available in Apple’s App Store, and Instagram for Android version 6.0 is available on Google Play today. See a quick demo video below of the new features in Instagram 6.0, and let us know what you think.

[Via PetaPixel]

Angela E. Mejia

Angela is a photographer/photojournalist/visionary raised in the mean streets of Chicago. Since 2008, she's covered everything from concerts for underground and mainstream artists, to food editorial, to just about every type of photography you can think of. Other interests include traveling, anything artsy, Chicago sports, and eating tacos.

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