Instagram v2.1 Introduces New Feature Lux, New Filter Sierra, Improved UI

The Instagram team has posted an update as announced on their blog, and the latest version 2.1. This update brings a new featured called Lux to help brighten photos, the new filter Sierra, and an improved user interface.

What’s New in Version 2.1
New:
– Lux: a new way to enhance your photos
– Simplified and improved design
– New filter: Sierra

Improved:
– Change your profile photo from your profile page
– Tap on push notifications to go straight to the photo

The Instagram team created the following animated .GIF to showcase the new feature. You can brighten or darken any image within the filter:

Below is the slightly revised interface along the bottom row buttons, and also the Sierra filter at work:

 

Part of this update includes a change to Push Notifications, as taps will now take you straight to the image. Instagram has over 15 million users and is one of the easiest ways to share your photos with friends.

Let us know how you like this update! You can follow my pics as I’m ‘iphoneincanada’ on Instagram.

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  • have to try Lux out a bit more to get feeling for it, but I like to UI changes. 

    PS: is it just me or are the keyboard and Trackpad this is using darker? Does he have a skin on them or are they not the apple brand ones?