Shutterbug Life podcast

Shutterbug Life podcast

Hosted by: Lynford Morton

Shutterbug Life is a weekly podcast that celebrates the creative photographer's lifestyle. Through a series of discussions, expert interviews, and photo challenges, the podcast examines everything you need to be, do,...

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We've moved!

Hi there, this is Lyn from the Shutterbug Life podcast, and you must be thinking…this is a blast from the past.   Well I’m back to let you know that I’ve launched a new podcast and invite you to join us.   ...
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101 - Creating a marketing system to help you show, share, or sell your photos

Several months ago, I got a call from a potential client. She worked in the marketing department of a camera manufacturer and wanted help creating a marketing plan for them. We talked about a coaching program that...
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100 - How to sell your images online

Sitting on the floor in a room full of pictures, I let out a heavy sigh and began the tedious job of sorting the image packages into envelopes. My Dad and I had just picked up the prints from a high school prom shoot...
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099 - Take the shot. Don't take the shot. Today

I've got some more advice for you that doesn't have anything to do with f-stops or apertures. I'm not weighing in on DSLRs vs mirrorless or Canon vs Nikon. Today we are ignoring all the typical photography topics yet...
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098 - Comprehensive guide to photographing cathedrals and churches

With all due respect, we know that churches and cathedrals are places of worship, but they also are incredible structures to photograph. The architecture, light, and history all provide opportunities for you to...
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Why you should show your prices on your photography website

Several years ago, I followed up on what I thought was a great lead for my photography business. I crafted a warm introductory email and requested that we schedule a phone conversation. Then came the response that...
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097 - How to stay motivated with your photography

He had a different reason for asking, but we were looking for the same result.   "How do you keep photographers motivated to keep shooting?" asked a camera industry salesperson. "It seems photographers aren't shooting...
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096 - How to build your own photography website

In the Squarespace Super Bowl ad, John Malkovich is screaming into the phone at his namesake. John wants to launch a website, but the hard part is not in creating a website. It is in getting his name. You know the...
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095 - Which lens should I buy next?

It doesn't matter if you have been shooting for two weeks or 20 years, most photographers are constantly mulling the question, 'which lens should I buy next?' Your frustration only gets worse when you find that there...
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When do you need a model release

When do you need a model release? That's the latest question I received from one of our listeners: "What guidance can you give us regarding releases? Both for people (for instance, if they are potentially...
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094 - Learning how to learn photography with Joe Edelman

If you are learning photography now, I have good news and bad news. The good news is…you have a wealth of information availability to your in just about every form. Here’s the bad news. You have a wealth of...
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093 - Street photographer's guide to photographing a public events or demonstration

Peering out the window of a coffee shop, I saw a very familiar process unfolding. People were arriving with big signs. I saw what looked like costumes, and over time a small crowd started assembling. In Washington,...
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