It's hard to believe that Instagram only started two and a half years ago and has already made such a dramatic impact in our social media world. But those who are not among its more than 150 million users give it some serious hate. The usual criticism stems from a sentiment that Instagram is ruining photography. Photography purists point out that there is little variety among the images, and it's easy to fake true skill within the constricted options on Instagram. But some Instagram users are breaking down those stereotypes one incredible Instagram post at a time. By using the filters to create a makeshift version of tilt-shift photography or just by uploading photos taken on real tilt-shift lenses, these photographers are blowing us away with their skills. Check out the talent of the incredible community Instagram has built with The 30 Best Tilt-Shift Photographs on Instagram.

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