Christmas in Charleston through the Instagram lens

It’s a great time to live in Charleston: Christmas lights, lighted boats, 70-degree weather.

Well, unless you’re a terrified zoo giraffe.

But for the rest of us it’s an awfully fun time to walk around downtown and soak in the holiday spirit.

The Instagram app on your cell phone is a fun way to see what other people see. It also allows you to filter your own photos and share with everyone else.

I’ve collected several of your Instagram photos below of this weekend’s tree-lighting at Marion Square and the Charleston boat parade. Interestingly enough, there weren’t more terrified giraffe pics. (You can follow me on Instagram here.)

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