National Geographic closes “Your Shot” website and switches focus to Instagram

September 6, 2019 by Dunja Djudjic 1 Comment According to a recent report, the latest Disney layoffs would impact National Geographic, considering that it was acquired by Disney earlier this year. And it seems to be true – NatGeo has issued the official announcement that it’s closing the Your Shot platform. For those of you…

National Geographic closes “Your Shot” website and switches focus to Instagram

September 6, 2019 by Dunja Djudjic 1 Comment
According to a recent report, the latest Disney layoffs would impact National Geographic, considering that it was acquired by Disney earlier this year. And it seems to be true – NatGeo has issued the official announcement that it’s closing the Your Shot platform.

For those of you who may not know, Your Shot is a photo community which offered photographers assignments, advice from experts, and the opportunity to get their work featured on digital and print platforms. It also connected the photographers within the community.
I first noticed the news on Reddit, where one of the users shared that the platform seems to be closing. And indeed, when you visit the Your Shot page on National Geographic’s website, you’ll see the official notice. It reads that the Your Shot platform will be discontinued as of 31 October 2019. It won’t cease to exist overall, but it will be moved to Instagram:

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