Established over 30 years ago, Hotshoe was relaunched in 2010 as A4 format with a design revamp by Sarah Boris.
In 2008, HotShoe opened an editorial office in New York and started North American distribution. This development has reaffirmed HotShoe’s longstanding market position as the magazine of choice for individuals and businesses with an interest in contemporary photography both in the UK, and now in the US.
HotShoe is edited by Melissa DeWitt who has overseen significant design and content changes. These include the addition, in 2004, of a new section titled Crude Metaphors, part funded by the Arts Council and curated by art photographer Edgar Martins, which is a unique concept whereby an artist that takes photographs and one that writes words come together to create a new collaboration.
HotShoe is divided into 11 sections: