Released and supported by Instagram, this library allows Python applications to interface with the Instagram REST and search APIs. One can follow updates to this library on the Instagram Developer's Blog or the Stack Overflow community hub.
Of all the hundreds of tags you can see in our mashup tag cloud, the second most popular behind "mapping" is "photo". How popular? As of now there are over 200 photo-related mashups listed at ProgammableWeb -- 202 by today's count.