Upload and post photos to Instagram with Python
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Important: this library no longer works. The API calls we were using have been deprecated by Instagram. Sorry.

python-instagram-upload

Upload and post photos to Instagram with Python!

This is inspired and roughly ported from the PHP implementation by Lance Newman.

Usage Example:

filepath = "/tmp/square.jpg"
print "Uploading " + filepath
insta = InstagramSession()
if insta.login(USERNAME, PASSWORD):
    media_id = insta.upload_photo("/tmp/small.jpg")
    print media_id
    if media_id is not None:
        insta.configure_photo(media_id, "")

Note that photos must be square to be uploaded. You can convert your photo using ImageMagick with this command:

convert -define jpeg:size=1280x1280 -resize 640x640^ \
    -extent 640x640 /tmp/original.jpg /tmp/square.jpg