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3 Instagram Takeovers That Wow + Inspire

Take a peek behind the lens of our about.me community.

Instagram takeovers allow us to showcase the lives and artistic talents of our community members. Today, we’re looking back on three of our favorite takeovers and featuring some of their best photos on our Instagram feed.

First off is a takeover from photographer and world traveler Graham Michael Freeman. Graham enjoys waking up early to chase the sunrise and taking landscape photographs at sunset. The images below of a breathtaking Australian sunset and a sea-kayaking trip in Tasmania are just two examples of the beauty Graham captures on his adventures. You can check out his full takeover here.

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Artists, Writers and Anthropologists: Staff Picks

This week’s Staff Picks come to us from around the world. 

Highly creative, these Staff Picks include a brand designer, a writer of a political blog, and a published author specializing on how our own personality can hold us back.

Graphic designer Nidhi Doshi who heads off our post is based in Ahmedabad, India. Nidhi enjoys experimenting with film, photography and animation.

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Looking Back on How One Creative Evolves

Niraj Mehdiratta is always seeking evolution. 

As the owner of Apothecary Café + Wine Bar in Austin, Texas, as well as constantly seeking new creative outlets, Niraj keeps himself busy as a jack of all trades.

Missed Niraj’s takeover of our Instagram? Read up on his interview here. You can also check out all of his snaps with the hashtag #NIRAJaboutdotme on Instagram or by taking a look below! 

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Celebrating Our Favorite Teachers

This May, we’re all about education at about.me.

Yesterday, we launched campus.about.me that empowers college students and celebrates the college experience. We also want to take time to appreciate the teachers in our about.me community who support students on their journeys.

Álvaro Pascual Sanz who heads off this post teaches math, physics, chemistry and technology in Segovia, Spain. Teaching allows Sanz to constantly learn from his students and innovate his methods.

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about.me Introduces campus

At about.me, we believe in the potential of college students and the university experience.

For students, it’s not just about the quest for the diploma. It’s not just about getting a job. No, it’s about the journey to creating a life with meaning. A life that matters. A celebration of the relationships made, the lessons learned and those pivotal moments students will never forget.

We know that to define college students solely based on their resume, their latest status update or trending newspaper headlines is to ignore their potential and who they truly are.

Make no mistake about it, from day one on campus, college students have a powerful story to tell.

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Journalists and Filmmakers: Staff Picks

Every day inspiring pages are being created on about.me. It’s a difficult task to choose our Staff Picks each week and this week is no different. This week our Staff Picks range from hip hop artists to cyclists and social entrepreneurs. Today we’re highlighting 3 of of favorite journalists and filmmakers whose creative projects are changing communities for the better.

Marcelo Dalla who heads off our post is a Brazilian journalist, astrologer and graphic designer. Marcelo also enjoys travel, photography and metaphysics. Check out his Instagram where he chronicles his adventures throughout Brazil and abroad.

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How To Find Happiness Through Meditation

Light Watkins believes in the power of silence.

An internationally recognized meditation teacher and author, Light has taught thousands of people all across the world how to meditate. Instead of using a one size fits all approach, Light uses the art of storytelling to support people in finding their own inner peace and happiness.

We sat down with Light to talk about how he found meditation, his best-selling book The Inner Gym, and the new movement he has sparked, The Shine.

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