'Ludwigs' of Ludwig: the best of Beethoven on Instagram

6 October 2015, 17:58 | Updated: 6 January 2017, 14:45

Ludwig van Beethoven is a composer. 'Ludwig' is also a photo filter on the popular photo-sharing site Instagram, which turned five today. Can you see where we're going with this?

Ludwig at the Musikverein in Vienna


Street Ludwig


Statue of Ludwig, with a pint


Books about Ludwig


The dog that looks like Ludwig


Holly at the piano #ludwigfilter #dogsofinstagram

A photo posted by Patricia Price (@trishpriceherman) onSep 22, 2015 at 5:16pm PDT


Battered Moonlight Ludwig


Coming back slowly. Filling in the missing pieces from memory #Beethoven #ludwigfilter

A photo posted by jenny (@jennibeens) onSep 20, 2015 at 7:07am PDT


Boozy Ludwig


Lego Ludwig


Throwback to when I went to #legoland with the fam and took a #selfie with my friend #ludwigvanbeethoven #ludwigfilter #tbt

A photo posted by Working on defying gravity (@brigid_gleason) onMay 21, 2015 at 2:14pm PDT


Mind the Corgi, Ludwig


Beethoven bust that stares at me when I'm having a writers block. He inspires me to think better. And yes, I used the #LudwigFilter

A photo posted by Anna-Lisa Carrillo (@kingbeef_isgod) onMay 8, 2015 at 8:58am PDT


Ludwig Ludwig


Who's that composer?! #ludwigfilter #vsm #virtualsheetmusic #classicalmusic #musiconthego

A photo posted by Virtual Sheet Music (@virtualsheetmusic) onJun 29, 2015 at 9:25am PDT