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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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Mar 29, 2016

She said I created more work for her. 

That's what one of our listeners told me after she launched her new blog.

"I made the blog like you said. Now I don't know what to put on it. You just made more work for me," she said.

I get it. The empty canvas can be so intimidating. You created this living thing that you now need to feed. Did we just create more work?

Here's the good news. If you can write an email or a Facebook post, you have the skills you need to publish a blog. And it's a lot easier than you think.

Here are some ideas on blog topics. Use these to attract more viewers for your photography.

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Mar 21, 2016

Whether you travel to an exotic location or scoot around the corner in your neighborhood, here is a simple formula for creating your next great photo.The answer is in the questions. 

The answer is in the questions. 

You can work through the process of identifying your photo and choosing your camera settings with this simple format.

Answer these eight questions. In fact, use them as a checklist to create great images consistently.

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Mar 12, 2016

Have you ever tried to take a photo of a beautiful scene only to find that the image looked nothing like you saw or expected? In photography, what you see isn't always what you get. 


Why is that? Your camera sees differently than you do. 
 
Here's the good news. Once you learn how the camera sees, you will find it much easier to create great photos anywhere.

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Mar 4, 2016

A lot of photographers were really ticked with Brooklyn Beckham.

Brooklyn, the 16-year-old son of David Beckham, is considering a photography career rather than following in his father's footsteps.
 
Here's what really upset many photographers. Burberry commissioned the photographer to shoot its the company's fragrance campaign, passing over so many established and professional photographers.
 
What those photographers missed is that Brooklyn is using the new rules of photography. With the new rules anyone can make an impact with their photography and photographers still employing the new rules will always be left behind. 

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