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Shutterbug Life podcast

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, or have to reach your full photographic potential. Episodes are designed to be helpful no matter where you are on your learning path. Shutterbug Life podcast is hosted by Lynford Morton, a second-generation photographer who build one of Washington, DC’s fastest growing photography Meetup communities, Shutterbug Excursions. He has also trained thousands of photographers to take great pictures in Washington, DC and New Orleans from the business he founded, PhotoTour Excursions. Now he recreates the community of enthusiast photographers with Shutterbug Life.
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Feb 27, 2015

While contests can be great tools for feedback, exposure, and even money, there’s plenty that can go wrong.

Sunday, March 1, the podcast goes live, as we discuss everything photographers need to know about contests and critiques.

 

 

Feb 22, 2015

If you want to make the evolution from snapping pictures to creating art, one of the things you must do is master your camera. I’m talking the kind of mastery where you can pick up your camera in most situations and begin firing quickly without too much fiddling around.

How do you do that? Practice when there’s nothing at stake. Assuming you have some down time, here are 9 things you should learn about your camera this year.

Feb 19, 2015

In this episode, I answer a question from Karthik Murali — how do I create a high key photograph?

Feb 16, 2015

"Hey Lyn, how come I haven't been seeing much of your photos lately," came the innocent question.

"Oh, I've just too busy. I don't have the time," I responded without thinking.

"You don't have time?!" His voice trailed off as he gave me a puzzled look.

Today's podcast is for me as well as all of you who tell me that you want to take more pictures, but you just can't find the time.

Feb 12, 2015

In this episode of Ask Lyn, Jess struggles with a common problem — how do I get correct exposure when I'm indoors in a relatively dark space.

Feb 8, 2015

If you have a question about where and when you can legally take photographs, Google search for an answer. Chances are "The Photographer's Right" will show up near the top of your results.

The document has been downloaded more than a million times and is likely the most cited resource on photography ethics.

In this podcast, we we speak with the author, Bert Krages II. We dive deeper on issues of photography ethics, legalities, and the overall do's and don'ts.

Feb 1, 2015

The last time I went to a camera show, there were literally hundreds of tripod options -- strudy ones, colorful ones, tiny ones, 12-foot ones. How do you make sense of all of that and choose the tripod that's right for you? That's the question I asked Manfrotto representative Charles Caves.

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