Campaign reporters have always swapped snapshots of backstage moments. A handful of road warriors are now posting their candids of the candidates to Instagram for the rest of us to see. Some iPhone paparazzi to watch.

Photograph by: David L Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Campaign reporters have always swapped snapshots of backstage moments. A handful of road warriors are now posting their candids of the candidates to Instagram for the rest of us to see. Some iPhone paparazzi to watch.

Photograph by: David L Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

The Instagram Election

Campaign Snapshots
Campaign Snapshots

Campaign reporters have always swapped snapshots of backstage moments. A handful of road warriors are now posting their candids of the candidates to Instagram for the rest of us to see. Some iPhone paparazzi to watch.

Photograph by: David L Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Philip Rucker, Washington Post
Philip Rucker, Washington Post

"At Logan, @MittRomney types furiously on iPad before boarding shuttle to DCA. Very studious, few people bothering him. #2012unfiltered" @PhilipRucker

Dan Balz, Washington Post
Dan Balz, Washington Post

“Rick Perry’s lunch at The Barley House in Concord, NH, a specially made. Good eats!” @danbalz

Trip Gabriel, New York Times
Trip Gabriel, New York Times

“May i serve you? Newt emerges from the drive-up window of Chick-fil-A in Anderson, SCstrawberry capital.” @tripgabriel

Ashley Parker, New York Times
Ashley Parker, New York Times

“Romney and McCain de-plane in Pensacola.” @AshleyRParker

 Trip Gabriel, New York Times
Trip Gabriel, New York Times

"Do you like my hat?" @tripgabriel

Holly Bailey, Yahoo!
Holly Bailey, Yahoo!

“Glitter debris” @hollybdc

Holly Bailey, Yahoo!
Holly Bailey, Yahoo!

"Mitt and Ann Romney deplane in Las Vegas" @hollybdc

Dan Balz, Washington Post
Dan Balz, Washington Post

"This is what it looks like when a power-starved Romney press bus hits the ground. #2012unfiltered" @danbalz

Philip Rucker, Washington Post
Philip Rucker, Washington Post

“Mitt Romney, full of surprises, brings a birthday cake to @maevereston en route to Clearwater.” @PhilipRucker

Garrett Haake, NBC
Garrett Haake, NBC

“Big crowd, bigger boat at Panama City Romney rally.” @GarrettNBCNews