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Video: How photographer Markus Hofstaetter captures extreme macro eye portraits

Video: How photographer Markus Hofstaetter captures extreme...

Like many portrait photographers, Markus Hofstaetter often focuses on his subject's...

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Three reasons to choose your top 12 images from 2022

Three reasons to choose your top 12 images from 2022

Every year, I see some photographers share their top 12 images from the previous...

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One Thing: How do you stay organized and archive all your photographs and videos? Let's trade tips

One Thing: How do you stay organized and archive all your...

When I'm working on multiple projects simultaneously, it's easy for my desk to build...

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These are the most popular cameras and brands, according to a Shotkit survey

These are the most popular cameras and brands, according...

Illustration by Shotkit. Earlier this year, Shotkit asked 1,000 photographers what...

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Packing For An African Safari

Packing For An African Safari

I arrived in Kenya a couple of days ago, and after looking for rhinos for two days...

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A Bigger View? Is An External Monitor For You?

A Bigger View? Is An External Monitor For You?

At 50, my eyesight isn’t what it once was. I’ve been wearing eyeglasses since I...

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To Hunt or Gather?

To Hunt or Gather?

It seems to me there are two very different approaches often taken in making photographs....

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What Gets Overlooked (Don’t Let it be This)

What Gets Overlooked (Don’t Let it be This)

Your biggest challenges, the ones that stand in the way of your best photographs,...

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Shoot Like Yourself

Shoot Like Yourself

“Sometimes,” observed the great jazz musician Miles Davis, “you have to play a long...

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Going Beyond The Single Image

Going Beyond The Single Image

The enigmatic Cat in the Hat once told us that “there is no one alive who is you-er...

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3 Ways To Use Colour to Develop Your Voice

3 Ways To Use Colour to Develop Your Voice

When I was a kid, our family got a roll of film developed every couple of months, and...

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Grizzly Bears: Big, Beautiful, and…Noise-Free?

Grizzly Bears: Big, Beautiful, and…Noise-Free?

There is a powerful argument to be made for photographing what intrigues you, what...

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A Photographer and a Gentleman….

A Photographer and a Gentleman….

Douglas Kirkland recently passed away. His photographs are a celebration of beauty,...

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Visual Pacing of Making a Book…Dawn to Dusk

Visual Pacing of Making a Book…Dawn to Dusk

When doing a small scale but lovely assignment such as this Printique book project...

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Oklahoma! PhotoConOKC ’22!

Oklahoma! PhotoConOKC ’22!

For many photogs, it’s all about the new face, especially, for instance, in the...

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Floating, Zombie Ballerinas..I Mean, Of Course….

Floating, Zombie Ballerinas..I Mean, Of Course….

A number of folks chiming in our our recent Instagram post have asked about a […]...