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Hop on Facebook and it’s likely that you’ll see a handful of names that make you stop and say, “Wait? Who is this person?”

Maybe you went to camp with them for one summer, or you friended them because they lived on your floor freshman year of college. Either way, you’re not exactly close buds.

You’ve probably never been to their home, and you almost definitely wouldn’t consider photographing them. But that’s exactly what photographer Tanja Hollander did.

She was contemplating the concept of friendship one day, and decided to photograph each and every one of her Facebook “friends” at their homes. The project took five years to complete, and brought Hollander to four continents, 12 countries, and 34 states, and over 400 homes.

Pretty impressive, right? The cool thing about the gallery is that Hollander accompanies each photograph with a caption about how she met the person and how long she’s known them. It just shows how big a social web we really have.

Here are a few examples:

title: Hadas Kozokaru, Jesse + Leo Peters, Herzliya, Israel date: 2016 relationship: friends, met through Emma Hollander years known: Jesse 15-20; Hadas 0-5 #areyoureallymyfriend #shotonfilm

23 Likes, 2 Comments - Tanja Hollander (@tanjahollander) on Instagram: "title: Hadas Kozokaru, Jesse + Leo Peters, Herzliya, Israel date: 2016 relationship: friends, met..."

title: Sahil Mehta, Boston, Massachusetts date: 2016 relationship: friends, met through Emma Hollander years known: 5-10 #shotonfilm #areyoureallymyfriend

34 Likes, 2 Comments - Tanja Hollander (@tanjahollander) on Instagram: "title: Sahil Mehta, Boston, Massachusetts date: 2016 relationship: friends, met through Emma..."

Step three: Make giant prints of people you love, first. #theladies #2017isjustaroundthecorner #areyoureallymyfriend #???????????????????? @joe_wardwell

34 Likes, 3 Comments - Tanja Hollander (@tanjahollander) on Instagram: "Step three: Make giant prints of people you love, first. #theladies #2017isjustaroundthecorner..."

meeting myself in MASS MoCA #tanjahollander #areyoureallymyfriend

57 Likes, 6 Comments - anomali (@ringingchanges) on Instagram: "meeting myself in MASS MoCA #tanjahollander #areyoureallymyfriend"

To check out the rest of Hollander’s shots, click here. 

 

Lauren Levine is a freelance writer who has contributed to publications and websites including The Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report, American Way magazine, The Huffington Post, Hello Giggles, Bustle, Thrillist, Thought Catalog, The Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report, and others.