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Confessions of an Instagram Ninja:Tales from the Darkside

Lower Ninth Ward

Lower Ninth Ward

Grit, grime, rust, and peeling paint are my stock in trade. Bright colors and graffiti, too.

That's my take on the Big Easy -- a roiling gumbo of color, culture, and character you won't find anywhere else.

Magazine Street

Magazine Street

Holy Cross

Holy Cross

It's how I roll, at least when it comes to my favorite photo app.

Check out this week's Instagram gallery:

Glen Abbott is a New Orleans-based freelance travel writer/photographer. Follow his blog: www.TravelinGringo.com, Twitter: @twitter.com/travelingringo, and Instagram: http://instagram.com/travelingringo. Email: [email protected]If you'd like to purchase any of Glen's Instagram prints, they're available at http://glen-abbott.instaprints.com

We'd love to see and publish your own New Orleans-centric Instagrams for our continuing series, "Picturing NOLA." Email them to [email protected].