I am a freelance photographer based in the Washington, DC Metro area. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, I'm a self-taught photographer who has decided to merge my passion for photography with my intense interest in the world around me. From the bustling streets of Bangalore, India, to the refugee camps of occupied Palestine, I strive to create images and tell stories that compel others to act.

My primary focus is the Middle East, having actively studied the region for most of my life. However, I am actively pursuing projects and opportunities all over the world.

I've also worked for, and partnered with, a wide variety of organizations including Amnesty International, AMERA-UK, and the Christian Peacemaker Teams.

Canon EOS 5D
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon Powershot SD880IS

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 IS

You can read my blog at:

I am shawnduffy on Twitter.

You can also follow my work at my Facebook page.

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    akhater says:

    "A great photographer with a wonderful Blog !

    If you still have to learn about photography make sure to visit his website. You will find there more than just information but a real friend.

    Thanks Shawn"

    March 3rd, 2008

October 2006
Pittsburgh, PA
Washington, DC, USA
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