It turns out the average Instagram image looks a bit like a dirty piece of cloth, and we arrived at this Earth-shaking conclusion courtesy of a surprisingly addictive web app called Metagramme.
The app was created by San Francisco design studio T2D, and it creates these strange images by averaging the pixel value of your last 32 Instagram images into a single square canvas that ends up looking something like this:
Of course, looking at other people’s average images isn’t nearly as interesting as looking at your own. If you have a distinct style or tend to stick to a specific composition method, it’ll become immediately apparent in your average image — if nothing else it’s a fun way to determine if the rule of thirds is consuming your life.
Like we said, this is surprisingly fun to use on your own pics, so head over to Mettagramme to give it a shot. Just be prepared to wait a minute… the site is currently getting much more traffic than its servers were meant to handle.
(via Laughing Squid)