Follow Me: The photographer on a Twitter trail
Photographer Travis Hodges was sceptical about signing up to the social network Twitter.
He decided he would only do it if he could use Twitter as a creative tool, and as a way to meet people in real life.
So began Travis's "Follow Me" project - a way of meeting and getting to know people before photographing them.
The project has resulted in a chain of 19 portrait subjects so far.
He believes he can capture on camera something you wouldn't normally see: a person's distinct online personality.
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