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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083 - 12 Decisions that create better composition

When I ambled onto the Tidal Basin one fall day, I faced what many photographers confront every day — a view that millions of people will recognize immediately and the challenge of how I could make it look...
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What you will see, photograph, and learn at our NYC photography weekend

What will you really see, photograph and learn at the Fall Photography Weekend in the Big Apple? How is it different from the photo tours and Meetups we have been doing in New York City? Steve Rosenbach and I...
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082 - The photographer's guide to creating photo books

When I was growing up, you could always find stacks of photo albums under our coffee table. You know the albums where you stuck your photos under that thin film of plastic? We had more than 20 of them, full of photos...
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081 - Canon 5D Mark IV - Fujifilm X-T2 & more

If you want to get the low down on latest new cameras hitting the shelves, you need to find your way to a launch event. Launch events are where camera stores invite reps from the camera manufacturers to come out and...
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080 - You have to do more than create. You have to hustle.

If you want to have your photography stand out from the millions of picture takers flooding the internet, Levar Burton has a message for you.  You will have to do more than be the artist and creator. You will have to...
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079 - Which of these three photography stages are you in now?

What should you be doing now if you are trying to get to the next level with your photography? That depends on what stage you are currently in.  Stages of Platform Growth and share some details of the first stage....
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078 - Volunteering to photograph our neighbors in need

When 6-year-old Desiree took my microphone to sing a song, she unwittingly belted out the theme of the day. "You are so beautiful to me..." she sang out with all the emotion she could muster. I couldn't help but think...
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077 - How to choose your autofocus settings

Have you ever tried to make sense of the Auto Focus alphabet soup on the back of your camera? You aren’t alone. This frustrates so many DSLR shooters, yet it is something we need to master. Very often, the right...
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076 - This month in photography

It's time to talk gear again. Where were some of the most interesting industry announcements in the past month or two? Let's talk about the new gear and technology and what we think about them. Listen to the podcast
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075 - Storytelling with your photography

You'd think that storytelling is natural and obvious skill. We all grow up listening to stories and even falling asleep to them. You might have even been wrapped up in the dramatic stories of the big screen....
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074 - 13 Mistakes photographers make with their blogs

So you decided to create your photography blog, but something still isn't right. Maybe you only hear crickets when you post. Maybe you aren't getting the feedback you'd hoped from your visitors. You're not sure...
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073 - Package your genius

I was catching up with an old friend in a crowded coffee shop in Washington, DC, when she asked a question many of us wonder privately but don't say out loud. "Why do you think one person will get so many likes and...
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