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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092 - Publishing & getting paid for your travel photos

It’s always cool seeing your best images on your blog or social media, but for a real rush, imagine seeing them in the glossy pages of a national travel publication. Even better, imagine getting paid to place them...
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091 - Shaping the photography of a city without taking a photo

If there was ever such a thing as a photography impresario, Heather Goss would be it.  She curates images. She creates photo gallery shows. She runs an online photography community. She just celebrated 10 years...
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090 - Setting up your new camera

Did Santa bring you a new camera body for Christmas? Maybe you want to take advantage of some down time to reacquaint yourself with your existing camera. You’ll want to listen to this episode and take some notes. We...
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089 - Creating holiday photographs your family will love

I was struggling through Christmas portraits, but I did not have the Christmas spirit. My boys were young then, between 2 to 10 years old. I thought I would have them take Christmas portraits, but just as I was...
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088 - Meet with Top Photographer's Roxy Rodriguez

What's it like to be on the first and only photography reality show? There are only five people who can answer that question, and today I am talking with one of them. Roxy Rodgriguez made a splash on Top Photographer...
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087 - The so what factor that helps you create amazing photos

The world is overflowing with boring pictures, and if you don't want to contribute another one to the pile, ask one more question. So what? You took another picture. So what? Why should we care? Why should we stop...
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Top Photographer finale + 9 ways to improve the show next season

Top Photographer wrapped up their first season and crowned a winner last week, and it wasn't who I would have expected. In the final episodes, the photographers got to go anywhere they wanted and shoot anything they...
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Lessons learned from Top Photographer - Episode 3

In episode 3, Top Photographer challenged contestants to create a landscape photograph from the tip top of the Empire State Building. The photographers started at sunrise with this charge - how do you make your photo...
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086 - Why & when to buy the more expensive camera

Dave didn't want to hear what I had to say. He struck up a conversation at the PhotoPlus Expo that ended with him asking me which camera he should buy. "How much do you want to spend?" I asked. "Maybe a few hundred...
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Lessons learned from Top Photographer - episode 2

In episode 2, Top Photographer challenged contestants to create a fashion photography image. How did they do? Let's talk about how each photographer interpreted the challenge and what we might learn from this episode.
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085 - Are any of these contestants really top photographers?

Photographers have officially arrived. Photographers join cops, lawyers, and doctors as professions who can see themselves on the big screen. With Top Photographer, we have our own glitzy reality TV show, even if it...
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084 - 10 Ways to improve your photography with the gear you already own

In the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and her friends embark on a magical journey to the Wizard of Oz, searching for qualities they thought they lacked. As it turns out, they had them all along.   This weekend,...
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