The Tampa Bay Instagram accounts you should follow

Instagram is the perfect platform to connect with your city's movers and shakers. These are the people bringing great art, music, sports, parties and food to your hometown. And let's not forget about the writers and photographers documenting it all — and we don't just mean us (but mostly, we mean us). Following these folks will ensure you never miss another great party, meal, or show in Tampa again.

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Carlton Ward Jr. (@carltonward)
Do  you like Florida wildlife photos? You should follow Carlton Ward Jr. He's doing a lot to protect Florida's wildlife. Check out his Florida Wildlife Corridor project @fl_wildcorridor, and you'll see what we mean.
Photo via Carlton Ward Jr.

Carlton Ward Jr. (@carltonward)

Do you like Florida wildlife photos? You should follow Carlton Ward Jr. He's doing a lot to protect Florida's wildlife. Check out his Florida Wildlife Corridor project @fl_wildcorridor, and you'll see what we mean.
Photo via Carlton Ward Jr.
Fringe Art Show (@fringeartshow)
Remember when we told you about all those cool art shows Fringe Creatives are putting up in breweries around town? The best way to find out when and where these shows are happening is to follow their Instagram feed. 
Photo via Fringe Art Show

Fringe Art Show (@fringeartshow)

Remember when we told you about all those cool art shows Fringe Creatives are putting up in breweries around town? The best way to find out when and where these shows are happening is to follow their Instagram feed.
Photo via Fringe Art Show
Selina Román (@selinaroman)
Tampa photographer Selina Román does a great job of capturing Florida, especially its seedy side. 
Photo via Selina Román

Selina Román (@selinaroman)

Tampa photographer Selina Román does a great job of capturing Florida, especially its seedy side.
Photo via Selina Román
Fountain of Pythons (@fountainofpythons)
This Tampa-based photography collective is always churning out interesting work. 
And yeah, things are about to get weird. Just go with it.
Photo via Selina Román

Fountain of Pythons (@fountainofpythons)

This Tampa-based photography collective is always churning out interesting work. And yeah, things are about to get weird. Just go with it.
Photo via Selina Román
Matthew McGee (@thematthewmcgee)
Matthew McGee repeatedly gets voted Best Drag Performer in our annual Best of the Bay awards. We love him. 
Photo via The Matthew McGee

Matthew McGee (@thematthewmcgee)

Matthew McGee repeatedly gets voted Best Drag Performer in our annual Best of the Bay awards. We love him.
Photo via The Matthew McGee

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