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Welcome to our brand new website. There will be new interviews released every week with some of your favourite photographers! Have a gosh darn wonderful day :)

Ben Hoffman

Ben Hoffman

Would you mind introducing yourself? Hello! My name is Ben Hoffman, and I currently reside in Knoxville, TN. I've lived all over as a product of a military family, but Knoxville has become my home. I've been taking photos for almost 2 years now, and I don't see that stopping anytime soon. I love photography as a way to document my travels for myself because there isn't anything sweeter than looking back at a photo and feeling that same rush of emotion flooding your body.

Ben’s Instagram - @_benhoffman

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When did you first fall in love with taking photos? My first trip to Iceland got the ball rolling in my photography 'career' if you will. It's so hard not to fall in love with such a special place, and make incredible memories while you're there. My favourite memory came from seeing the famed Skogafoss for the first time. I still get super emotional every time I see the photos from that day.

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What kind of camera do you use? I currently use a Canon 80D with either a Sigma 30mm Art or a Canon 18-135 USM, but I used a Canon SL1 for about a year and a half prior to upgrading.

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Which time of year is your favourite for taking photographs? It really depends on where I am. If I'm at home in the Smoky Mountains, it's autumn 10 times out of 10. If I'm in Iceland, it's the winter. If I'm in the western US, it's the summer. Each place gives off its own vibe at that time of year.

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What would be your number one dream destination for a photography adventure? My dream destination is a place I’ve already been to twice. Iceland has held my heart captive since I got on the plane to head back to the states the first time. I have plans to visit a 3rd time this coming June. Every place in Iceland just blows me away. If I had to pick a place I’ve never been, it would definitely be Norway. I’m nervous to go to Norway though because I think I may end up liking it more than Iceland. It just looks like a dream.

Ben’s Instagram - @_benhoffman

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Caitlin Fullam

Caitlin Fullam

Ivan Kosovan

Ivan Kosovan