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Hi there, I'm Mark, photographer and founder of Shotkit. I created this site so likeminded photography enthusiasts can show off their work, talk about their camera gear, and snoop inside the camera bags of other photographers! You'll also find impartial gear reviews, photographer interviews and much more photography related content in the Shotkit blog.

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Featured Photographers

What Camera Gear do they Carry?
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The Uppermost

We are Sigit and Tito, best friends who turned into a business. We started the brand THE UPPERMOST together in 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia,…

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Davina + Daniel

Davina and I travel year-round for all of our weddings, so keeping our gear simple & compact is of utmost importance. Everything we need…

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Phil Moore

I live in Nairobi, Kenya, but work predominantly elsewhere in the East Africa region; often the less pleasant parts of it, telling stories of…

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Darren Heath

It’s only ever been about Formula 1 I guess. From a very young age I watched races on television and attended events with my…

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Jeremy Cowart

I’m an entertainment, music and celebrity photographer based in Los Angeles and Nashville. My background is as a painter, and back in 2001 I…

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Joe Morahan

One kit could never be enough for me. Truthfully, I have four different kits, each for a different shooting scenario: backcountry, studio, motion and…

Recent Photographers

Check out their camera gear!
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Nicole S Young

My name is Nicole S. Young, and I’m a photographer, author, and entrepreneur living in Portland, Oregon. I began my career in photography after…

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Mark Lobo

I’m Mark Lobo, a photographer in Melbourne, Australia, where I base my photography business, Mark Lobo Photography. The majority of my work is in…

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Justin Hackworth

Hi there. I’m Justin Hackworth and I’m a photographer living in Utah. I’ve been working as a photographer since 1999 and love what I…

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Sara Melotti

My name is Sara, and I’m 26 years old. I’m originally from Italy, but I currently live between NYC and London. Before becoming a…

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Lindsay Adler

I’ve been a professional photographer for half of my life, having started a portrait studio in my teens in the countryside of upstate New…

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Rik Pennington

I’m Rik, a London based wedding photographer, lucky enough to be trotting the globe doing what I love. Shooting weddings is addictive, there’s no…

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Nick Cockman

Compared with many landscape photographers I use a relatively small collection of camera equipment, aiming to work with a range of lightweight gear that…

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Larry Chen

I normally don’t like showing off my gear, but with film it’s different. I am proud of what I shoot and I really want…

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Doug Levy

It never ends – I always tell photographers not to buy a piece of gear until there’s a specific need – a photo you…

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Gareth Byrne

I started my photographic career assisting for Barry Mason who was one of the first photographers in Ireland to specialize solely in architectural photography….

From the Blog

Photographic musings
Best cameras under 500 dollars

The Best Cameras Under $500

The question I get asked most often by my non-photographer friends is, “What camera should I buy?” They don’t know an f-stop from an…

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Photographers’ Workspaces

The sad truth about being a photographer is that for 90% of our time, we’re stuck at home in front of our computers! Whether…

Aerial Photography by Cameron Davidson

Interview with Cameron Davidson

There are certain types of photography work that very few people are ever likely to experience. Aerial photography is one of them. Even though…

PHOTOKINA_SHOTKIT

Photokina 2014 Gear Roundup

For those who don’t know, Photokina is the world’s leading imaging fair, held every two years in Germany. All the big photographic manufacturers and…

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Shotkit Mastermind

How much do you actually know about photography?! Take part in the Shotkit Photography Mastermind to find out! It’s just a bit of fun… but…

Product Reviews

Recommended Camera Gear
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Nikon D750

What you are about to read is a very down to earth, real life shooting, working man’s review of the new Nikon D750. I’ve…

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The Roamographer

Finding a functional camera bag which looks stylish is not an easy task. It’s only in recent years that companies such as Holdfast have cropped…

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JPEGmini

It’s not often that that you try a piece of software that completely blows you away. With apps and software available for everything under the sun,…

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Nikon D810

Lifestyle photographer from Munich Christian Brecheis was one of the first photographers in Germany to get his hands on the new Nikon D810. Rather…

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Fujifilm X-T1

I didn’t fall into the Fujifilm X camera system right away. It took time and several cameras to persuade me. First, the Fujifilm X100 caught…

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Nikon Df

Odds are that by now you already know a little bit about the Nikon Df. Whether you shoot Nikon or Canon, I’m sure you’ve…