If you’re an avid Instagram user or are considering using it, listen up! There’s no shortage of beautiful photo ops in the Ozarks with all of the great restaurants, houses, parks, rivers, sunsets, and trails. Instagram is a great place to display those exact things, and that’s what people are doing! Grab your smartphone-here’s a list of a few Instagrammers from the Springfield area that we think are worth a follow.
This is the ultimate Instagram account in the Ozarks that you need to follow! Managed by the Springfield CVB, lovespringfield showcases all of the awesome things we love about SGF. Every weekend they feature a local instagrammer for a weekend takeover so the can share photos of their favorite places around the Ozarks as well. You may discover a place you’ve never been to. There are so many great landscape views around here!
According to her Instagram biography, Ana is a Midwest-based writer, editor, photo-snapper & plant killer. We happen to think she takes great snaps of Springfield as well! Check out how she views SGF (we spy the Heers building and Gailey’s Breakfast Cafe!)
The Show Me Springfield MO account showcases the best that Springfield has to offer! Similar to lovespringfield, often times they repost other photos that people in the Springfield community have taken (and give credit of course.) It’s a great account to follow for some unique shots of our community.
It’s true, Andy’s Frozen Custard has their own Instagram account! If you give them a follow, your feed is sure to be filled with treat discounts and dessert announcements. Plus, looking at photos of frozen custard will make you want to go to Andy’s all the more. You’re welcome.
This account belongs to Guillermo Hernandez Martinez, who works as a photojournalist for the News-Leader and has some truly awesome photos! He features a ton of great photos of Missouri State bears sports as well as area high school sports.
Mackenzie is currently exploring Springfield as a grad student and has some great shots of some surrounding beautiful places. They include (But aren’t limited to) Lake Springfield, Ha Ha Tonka, Busiek State Park, Commercial Street, and Downtown Springfield. Check out her feed for some inspiring photos that make us want to get out and explore!
Kendra Miller is a designer for Culture Flock, a local clothing company with whimsical and fun designs! She often sells her personal designs at Cider Days in the Fall or Artsfest in the Spring. Her instagram is filled with her unique and fun art, and she has an Etsy shop where you can buy her art prints as well. Give her a follow; you won’t be disappointed!
This account belongs to Thomas Leonard, photojournalist for KY3 News and photographer of those beautiful Ozark landscapes! Take a look at some of the beautiful things he’s captured.
Anne is a true Springfieldian with a great Instagram feed! She has some great shots of our beloved spots, including Wilson’s Creek Battlefield, C-Street, Lake of the Ozarks, Downtown Springfield and many great eateries. Vibrant colors are her thing! Check out her feed for more compelling captures of our awesome town.
Eurasia is a new(ish) spot on Commercial Street! They’ve got a great photographer who makes the lattes look really delicious. Plus, 10% of your purchase goes towards fighting human trafficking, poverty, disease, illiteracy and more when you buy from them! Check out their super visually appealing feed.