As fun as photo-sharing app Snapchat is to use, there is still one big problem with the app: finding people to follow.
The app is a closed platform, so unless you know a specific person’s username, you’re out of luck.
To help us discover some of the best Snapchatters out there, we went straight to the source and talked to professional Snapchatter Cyrene Quiamco.
In addition to being a popular Snapchat artist herself, Quiamco is also the mastermind behind “The 11th Second,” a website devoted to showcasing top Snapchatters, ranging from comedians to artists.
When it comes to Snapchat, Quiamco is an expert.
“‘The 11th Second’ allows Snapchat creators and fans to connect, add, collaborate and discover,” Quiamco explained of her website. “There is so much awesome content being created daily with Snapchat and I wanted to show off how this community shapes and pushes the boundaries of the app.”
Check out 21 of Quiamco’s favourite Snapchatters.
Georgio.Copter: This Snapchat artist is known for photographing his day to day life and transforming the scenes with tiny, colourful monster drawings.
Miologie: 'My name is Christine Mi and I like to poke my phone,' explains the professional Snapchat artist on her website. Check her out for hilarious combinations of classic art and pop culture.
MarkKaye: Radio personality turned Snapchat celeb MarkKaye interviews celebrities and other Snapchatters on his 'Talkin' Snap' show every Monday and Thursday.
Mplatco: Professional Snapchat artist Mike Platco is the 'Van Gogh of Snapchat,' according to Quiamco.
SalliaSnap: An engineer by day and a Snapchatter by night, Sallia Goldstein is all about combining her two passions: science and Snap. She has a weekly segment called 'SalliaScience,' where she demonstrates experiments.
Shonduras: Follow this skateboard enthusiast and Snapchat artist for high energy snaps often featuring characters from popular cartoons, movies, and video games.
PixelPersuasion: If you enjoy a good pun, check out this account for Snaps that combine expert doodling and witty word play.
ChrisCarm: Chris Carmichael posts colourful, comic-book style stories each day. If you miss them, you can also check them out on his Tumblr.
TurbanChino: For the latest in pop culture news and celebrity parodies, check out this creative account.
OperAmericano: Each week this Snap artist hosts 'What's the Tune Tuesday' where followers have to guess what songs she is singing.
Geeohsnap: This Snapchatter's doodles are creative, but a bit sneaky. None of the people in the Norwegian artist's Snaps know they are being photographed.
BryanStBryan: This Snapchat account might also make you laugh. Fair warning, his Snaps tend to be a bit risqué.
StevenBalloons: Boston based balloon artist Steven Paananen shares pictures of his crazy, inflated creations, like a life-sized Cinderella, on his Snapchat account.
Wysamx: 'Snapchat is my way of sharing my perception of the world with a twist of fiction,' Stanley Odestin explains on his website. Check out his awesome selfie with Mike and Sulley from 'Monsters Inc.'
BrandenHarvey: Photographer Branden Harvey has used Snapchat to vlog his adventures everywhere from Uganda to the White House.
CarolaEkaman: This Snapchatter will have you seeing spots. The Swedish artist creates her detailed Snapsterpieces using pointillism.
Decalex: Snapchat calligraphy artist Decalex combines beautiful handwriting and humour in his daily Snaps.
EmGarber: 'I don't always make Snapchats... oh wait, yes I do,' Snapchat artist Evan Garber jokes on his Tumblr.
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