Five Stunning Pure Michigan Instagram Fan Photos from April

Pure Michigan fans share stunning photos year-round, and April has been no exception. If you follow Pure Michigan on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed that we feature a number of these fan photos each week. Here’s a roundup of just a few of our favorite photos that have been shared on Instagram over the last month.

For more, see our March Instagram roundup and be sure to follow Pure Michigan on Instagram.

Chapel Rock at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Photo by @pashanno:

A unique view of the Mackinac Bridge. Photo by @mikenapoletano:

The lighthouse at New Buffalo Beach. Photo by @stevenbrisson:

A beautiful South Haven sunset. Photo by @nremynse:

A view of Lake of the Clouds at Porcupine Mountains. Photo by @k_thomas7:

If you’re on Instagram, follow us @puremichigan! If you’d like us to share your photos from across the state, please tag them with #PureMichigan to give us permission to repost.

Be A Pure Michigan Guest Photographer on Instagram

Thanks to the photos that have been shared with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, we’ve seen that Pure Michigan fans are capable of capturing the state’s nature and beauty like no other. If you follow Pure Michigan on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed that we feature a number of these photos from fans each week.

We also handed over our account a couple of times this year to fans to take photos on behalf of Pure Michigan at exciting local events. @tonydetroit captured shots from the Pure Michigan 400 in August, while @jeepwriter was onsite at Navy Week in September to share photos. Now, we’re opening up our guest photographer program to you!

If you’d like to be considered to be a guest photographer on Pure Michigan’s Instagram page, please email your submissions to Here’s what we’ll need from you:

  • First and last name
  • Instagram username
  • Email address (if it’s different than the one you’re sending from)
  • City and state
  • 1-3 paragraphs on why you’d like to serve as a guest photographer for Pure Michigan’s Instagram page, including your favorite Michigan events or attractions
  • Optional: Twitter ID (and your permission to promote your content on Twitter and other social channels)

We won’t be able to feature everyone, but we’ll be in touch if there’s an opportunity for you.

As a reminder, you’re always welcome to tag your photos with #PureMichigan to give us permission to repost outside of the guest program. Again, we can’t feature everything, but we do look at all tagged photos and appreciate your sharing with us.

If you’re looking for other opportunities to share your photography skills, be sure to check out our Pure Michigan Moments photo contest (still running through November 9th, 2012).

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See and Share the Beauty of Pure Michigan on Instagram

Pure Michigan made its debut on Instagram – a fast, beautiful and fun platform for sharing photos – earlier this summer. For those unfamiliar with the photo sharing app, we wanted fill you in on what’s been happening on this fast growing community.

We’ve been posting photos from around the state that we feel portray Michigan in a unique, exciting way. Additionally, we are constantly seeking fun photos from fans to repost on our page. Below are just a few of the most popular photos (including their locations) that we have shared on Instagram this summer. Click each photo to learn more.

If you’re on Instagram, be sure to follow us @puremichigan! If you’d like us to share your photos from across the state, please tag them with #PureMichigan to give us permission to repost.

Lake of the Clouds in the Porcupine Wilderness State Park (Porkies)

Mitten-shaped clouds, captured by Facebook fan Dave Dimuzio on Harsens Island

The lake reflecting the clouds at Isle Royale National Park

A breathtaking view of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, captured by Instagrammer @_alison

A sunrise on the Les Cheneaux Islands 

What would you like to see on Instagram from @puremichigan in the future? Share with us below!