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A few helpful resources - Good morning, Shutterbugs. Thanks to everyone who came out to all our events this past weekend and to our organizers who k Lynford M. Jul 14, 2015 8:19 AM
Wings of Fancy Meetup update - Shutterbugs, I'm looking forward to photographing butterflies with you tomorrow. I see a num Lynford M. Jul 10, 2015 9:39 AM
Composition & Creativity discount ends today - Hey Shutterbug, Here's a quick reminder in case you wanted to join the composition photo tour July 26 and take advantage of the discount. Here's the original message below: I just Lynford M. Jul 5, 2015 2:57 PM
Fireworks photo podcast to help you tomorrow + composition photo deal - Hi Shutterbugs, I thought some of you might need help preparing Lynford M. Jul 3, 2015 1:45 PM
Learn night photography at the Monuments and keep the $20 - One of our favorite workshops returns June 6th. If you need Lynford M. Jun 4, 2015 7:36 PM
Let's create our own Help-Portrait movement in DC - Wes Linda has figured out how to help Baltimore's needy resid Lynford M. Jun 2, 2015 1:37 PM
Meetup details changed: Shutterbug Live conference call -- Everything you should know about contests - I've updated Shutterbug Live conference call Meetup. On Sunday, we'll discuss 'Everything photographers should know about contests and critiques.' For more details, see the full listing: Lynford M. Feb 26, 2015 4:32 PM
What are your photography pet peeves? - I couldn't believe I saw him again. I was walking down the street when I noticed a random stranger I'd photographed a couple years before. 'What are the odds', I thought? As I approached my stranger, I pulled up his photo o Lynford M. Feb 13, 2015 7:41 AM
How a photographer makes up to $20k with one photo - Shutterbugs, I just posted my latest podcast with an interview I think you'll enjoy. Can you really make money with fine art photography? Find out how Jenna Martin makes up to $20,000 with one photo Jenna Lynford M. Jan 25, 2015 12:22 PM
Creating your own photo style v2 - the podcast - Do you have style? I mean a photo style. This week's podcast explores a question I get frequently -- how do I develop my own personal photography style? I a Lynford M. Jan 12, 2015 8:10 AM
Bryan Peterson Seminar - Steve S. Jan 11, 2015 4:27 PM
Learn your DSLR video training closes this weekend - 10 Steps to great pictures, the video series based on our popular photo tours in Washington, DC, will be closing to new members on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. A new version will open later in 2015 at an incr Lynford M. Jan 9, 2015 8:27 PM
Meetup details changed: Learn your new DSLR - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/shutterbugexcursions/events/219572343/ "> Lynford M. Jan 8, 2015 9:10 PM
2015 Changes - where did the webinars go + more - Shutterbugs, I have a couple of changes to share for 2015. First, our free monthly webinars will be retired, but the content will continue as a weekly podcast Lynford M. Jan 7, 2015 3:18 PM
Additional meet up suggestions - Hi Shutterbugs!   My apologies if the pace of meetups have slowed a bit, I'm pretty bogged down with end of year stuff right now (the joys of being in management).  If anyone has any ideas or meetups they want to see happen over the n Mark S. Dec 23, 2014 3:06 PM
Last chance for discount gift certificates - Receive when you give PhotoTour DC gift certificates. For a limited time, you can purchase a $100 PhotoTour DC gift card and pay only $75. Give the gift of a fun, learning photo experience and enjoy a $25 savings. It wi Lynford M. Dec 17, 2014 1:14 PM
Save up to $60 on photo workshop gift certificates - Shutterbugs, I hope you had a great Thanksgiving yesterday. I know I'm still stuffed. :-) Just in case you missed it, this deal is running out tomorrow. ______ For one more day, you can purchase a $100 Phot Lynford M. Nov 28, 2014 12:27 PM
How to capture accurate exposure in your photos - Shutterbugs, It's an awful feeling when you press your shutter and the photo that shows up on your LCD screen is too dark or too light. How do you keep that from happening? I recorded screencast will discuss a Lynford M. Nov 25, 2014 12:15 AM
We have a winner(s)! - Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a winner for our Nikon School Raffle. You guys are on it! I sent the message and stepped away for a moment. Didn't realize how you would blow up the inbox. Thanks for your interest. My two winners are: Lynford M. Nov 7, 2014 2:00 PM
Nikon school freebies & classes - Shutterbugs, Nikon School is coming to Arlington, VA in 2 weeks, and you can attend free. These are great in-person classes on photography education, and we w Lynford M. Nov 7, 2014 1:21 PM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Storytelling with your photography - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/shutterb­ugexcursions/events/174652752/­ When : Tuesday, Nove Lynford M. Nov 6, 2014 8:00 PM
Video: Upgrading your kit lens - what lens should I buy next - Shutterbugs, As I plan for this week's PhotoPlus Expo in NYC, I created a screencast video to answer one of the questions I hear the most, "what lens should I buy next?" I'm hoping it will start us thinking about gear. I'll be attending the pho Lynford M. Oct 27, 2014 3:01 PM
Fall photography cheat sheets - Shutterbug Excursions day and night discounts - Shutterbugs, My 7th grade science teacher told me that, thanks to the magic of photosynthesis, leaves don’t actually change colors in the fall. I took him at his word, but when I see the colors on display during the Autumn months, it’ Lynford M. Oct 10, 2014 12:12 PM
Update on our webinars - Shutterbugs, Here are some updates on our October webinar: Our new topic is Have Fun Photographing People I keep hearing it from photo tour clients as well as Meetup members -- "I don't like to phot Lynford M. Oct 2, 2014 5:30 PM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - How to establish your business or photography online - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/shutterb­ugexcursions/events/174652652/­ When : Tuesday, Sept Lynford M. Sep 5, 2014 10:10 PM
Call for Photographers: Washington Through the Lens - A ReCreative Spaces Exhibition - Shutterbugs, Here is an opportunity for any of you who might be interested in displaying your work. Lynford M. Aug 30, 2014 7:41 PM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Finding photo ops without leaving your house - I'm looking forward to some fun and inspiration with this month's webinar. Hope you can join us! I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http Lynford M. Aug 11, 2014 12:31 AM
Take my four question webinar survey - Shutterbugs, I'd like to make sure I create webinars that will provide the most value to you. Would you please take a minute to complete this short survey? Take the survey Lynford M. Jul 15, 2014 10:53 PM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Ask any photo question - I've updated our Free Photo Webinar. This month, we're going Q&A. Do you have a burning question about photography or gear? Share it now to get your answers during our webinar. I'll even do photo critiques. For more details, see the full li Lynford M. Jul 7, 2014 4:24 PM
Join our new Shutterbug Excursions Facebook group + Street photo workshop - Shutterbugs, One of the things I enjoy about our Meetup is the robust conversations we have in our event comments. It’s a great place to share as we lead up to our excursions. Lynford M. Jun 24, 2014 1:39 PM
Free Adobe event tomorrow + Thanks to Crystal - Shutterbugs, The good folks at Adobe asked me to share a free event they are holding tomorrow. Here’s all the info: Lynford M. Jun 18, 2014 3:30 PM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Licensing Your Photos - I just announced our topic for next week's Meetup. Join us to talk about Licensing your Photos. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/shutterb­u Lynford M. Jun 5, 2014 1:09 PM
Happy Mother's Day! - Happy Mother's Day to all our Mom's! I hope your day is picture perfect (I know... I know... groan)  :-) Look forward to shooting with you again. Lyn Lynford M. May 11, 2014 10:56 AM
Help needed - Hi Everyone, I am putting this out there hoping that we can build a team of host/co-host for events.  I have been planning many events for some time now and I have several planned through June.  However when I scheduled these events months in Crystal V. Apr 22, 2014 10:49 AM
Tell us how you prefer to learn and share photography - Shutterbugs, I'd like your input on the way you prefer to learn photography, so I can better understand what works for us. I've created a short, three-question survey that should literally take 15-30 seconds to complete. I'll sh Lynford M. Mar 10, 2014 9:29 AM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - All about learning photography - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/shutterb­ugexcursions/events/154117192/­ When : Tuesday, Marc Lynford M. Mar 6, 2014 8:48 PM
Looking for additional Host for Cherry Blossom Shoots - Hello Everyone, So it looks like the blossoms are going to be best during the week.  At this time it is not looking Crystal V. Mar 5, 2014 10:18 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Heads up: Snowball fight photos - Heads up: Snowball fight photos, scheduled to occur on Thursday, February 13,[masked]:00 AM has been cancelled. Here is the latest update from the Snowball Fight Association: "At this point, it looks like Thursday's wintry mix won Lynford M. Feb 13, 2014 12:26 AM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Silencing your inner critic - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/shutterb­ugexcursions/events/152755942/­ When : Tuesday, Febr Lynford M. Feb 6, 2014 11:32 PM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Finding or sharing your personal photo project - Shutterbugs, I've updated this month's Meetup. Our topic is Finding & sharing your personal photo project. The date has also changed to NEXT Tuesday, Jan. 21. For more details, see the full listing: Lynford M. Jan 13, 2014 4:23 PM
Photographer's Night Out @ The Verizon Center - Shutterbugs, Here is an opportunity that just came my way. The Washington Wizards are holding a Photographers' Night Out at Saturday's game vs. the L.A. Clippers. Attending Saturday's game will allow you early entry to the game (5:30 pm) to photogra Lynford M. Dec 11, 2013 2:01 PM
Learn all the photo essentials with this webinar - Shutterbugs, Lynford M. Dec 7, 2013 11:30 AM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Creating Black and White Photos - I've updated this Meetup. This month's Free Photo Webinar focuses on Black & White photography. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/shut Lynford M. Dec 4, 2013 8:48 PM
Any Holiday Photography Ideas? - Hey Everyone, I wanted to touch base with everyone.  I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and your staying safe this holiday season. I have posted a couple of ideas for holiday events to photograph.  However if you are going s Crystal V. Dec 4, 2013 10:53 AM
Two opportunities for our members - Shutterbugs, Lynford M. Oct 26, 2013 11:21 AM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Giving & Generosity with your photography - Shutterbugs, I've updated this Meetup. I've been thinking about the topic, Giving & Generosity, as it pertains to photography.  We have an amazing opportunity as photographers to improve our corner of the world. Tonight, I'd like to look a Lynford M. Oct 15, 2013 11:29 AM
1 billion views in a week 'How my photo went viral' - Shutterbugs, Those of you who regularly attend our Free Photo Webinars might be interested in my latest podcast. I interview Karin Markert, whose photo of Soldiers guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier went viral last year, racking up almost Lynford M. Sep 26, 2013 4:57 PM
Webinar update, podcast & perks - Shutterbugs, I wanted to share a few updates with you. First, I’ve cancelled the Free Photo Webinar for this month. I had a conflicting commitment on Tuesda Lynford M. Sep 6, 2013 6:08 PM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Finding & maintaining your motivation - Shutterbugs, Here is the topic for this month's webinar: Finding & maintaining your motivation: three viewpoints http://www.meetup.com/shutterb­ugexcursions/events Lynford M. Aug 13, 2013 1:04 PM
Renaissance Festival - Hey Everyone,   I just wanted to let everyone know that there is now a date set for the Renaissance Festival in MD.  Please feel free to update your RSVP accordingly.    Thanks Crystal Voynow Crystal V. Jul 15, 2013 9:30 AM
Tomorrow's webinar - Taking great travel photos - You don't have to go to exotic National Geographic locations to create great travel shots. Wherever your travels take you this summer, or even if you stay close to home, you can create the kind of images that might be worthy of your favorite travel mag Lynford M. Jun 10, 2013 3:37 PM
DOMORE24 - Today $10 can = $5,000 - Lynford M. Jun 6, 2013 7:06 AM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Your Cherry Blossom bests & busts - Shutterbugs, You are on stage for our next webinar with your Cherry Blossom pics. Note the date change to give you an opportunity to get some peak week shots in. :-) Lyn I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full l Lynford M. Apr 6, 2013 11:33 AM
Don't forget to register for tonight's free photo webinar - Shutterbugs, Just a final reminder that you need to register here to get your unique login to tonight's webinar. I'm looking forward to discussing how we all discover and cre Lynford M. Feb 12, 2013 2:52 PM
My photo coaching club - Shutterbugs, I thought you might be interested in a Photo Coaching Club I am launching. This can be a great experience for you if you are still struggling with your photography. What's the Photo Coaching Club all about? Here's an overview: http:/ Lynford M. Jan 28, 2013 10:29 PM
Join our Photo Projects 2013 community - Shutterbugs, Many photographers use photo projects as a tool to motivate us to shoot more frequently. If you have a personal photo project or are contemplating one, I encourage you to join my new Photo Projects 2013 community on Google +. This is a Lynford M. Jan 3, 2013 11:14 PM
Free webinar on making more money with your photography - Shutterbugs, Here are a couple things that might interest you. Last night Mark Anderson shared his infrared photography project on Civil War battlefields during our Free Photo Webinar. This was a great presentation because Mark didn't j Lynford M. Dec 12, 2012 6:58 PM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Focus on infrared photography with Mark Anderson - I've updated this Meetup with details for our next webinar. For more info, see the full listing: http://www.shutterbugexcursion­s.com/events/61144432/ When Lynford M. Dec 6, 2012 12:07 PM
Members only free passes to Imaging USA - You are invited to attend Professional Photographers of America’s Imaging USA -- with a free expo pass if you do. I got a special invite from PPA for Shutterbug Excursions members. Imaging USA is the Lynford M. Nov 14, 2012 10:45 PM
Picture Equality auction offers photography for empowerment + free photo tour - Preview not available Lynford M. Oct 15, 2012 3:39 PM
Shutterbug Excursions site down - What did we do before websites?! It appears some hackers got into GoDaddy and brought down a number of sites, including all of mine. They say it's their highest priority. In the mean time, if you were trying to respond to the Webinar RSVP notice, t Lynford M. Sep 10, 2012 6:00 PM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Composition Challenge discussion and feedback - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.shutterbugexcursion­s.com/events/56898652/ When : Tuesday, September 11,[masked] Lynford M. Sep 10, 2012 9:49 AM
Join the World Wide Photo Walk + 1 more - Hi Shutterbugs, Here are a couple opportunities that might interest you. Join us on the World Wide Photo Walk Join me as I pa Lynford M. Sep 1, 2012 8:54 AM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars: Photography for Business, Branding & Big Ideas - I've updated this Meetup.  I don't care if you work for a big corporation, mission-driven nonprofit, or small startup, your photography can help define your brand, grow your business or persuade your audience. That's right, Lynford M. Jul 10, 2012 1:13 AM
Half off photo tours - Shutterbugs, I thought you might be interested in an opportunity I am offering to my clients and friends. Signature Summer Savings Lynford M. May 31, 2012 12:43 PM
Meetup details changed: Free Photo Webinars - Composition Challenge discussion and feedback - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.shutterbugexcursion­s.com/events/50228022/   When : Tuesday, May 8, 20 Lynford M. May 2, 2012 9:22 PM
Assistant organizers, composition challenge + 1 more - Preview not available Lynford M. Apr 12, 2012 9:38 PM
Login info - I saw a few late RSVPers. Please use this link to join tonight. https://www3.gotomeeting.com/r­egister/384557414 Thanks, Lyn Lynford M. Mar 13, 2012 6:50 PM
Free Photo Webinars focuses on photo projects with Tom Sperduto - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.shutterbugexcursion­s.com/events/43325972/ When : Tuesday, February 21,[masked]: Lynford M. Feb 17, 2012 11:38 AM
Free webinar: The keys to launching and growing a successful photography business - Shutterbugs, I'd like to share a free webinar I'm hosting with you. If you are struggling with starting a photography business, this webinar could be what you need to get out of the rut. Lyn P.S. This is not our monthly Free Pho Lynford M. Jan 26, 2012 5:08 PM
Happy New Year! What will we accomplish this year? - Happy New Year, Shutterbugs! I can't believe 2012 is already here. I'm sure you took advantage of the opportunity to reflect on your accomplishments from 2011 and chart out new goals for this year. My goals inc Lynford M. Jan 3, 2012 6:33 PM
Login info for Jan. 10 Free Photo Webinar - Shutterbugs, Thanks for RSVPing to our Free Photo Webinar with Lee Foster. This is going to be a very exciting evening, as he is sharing great pictures and advice on travel photojournalism. If you want to attend, you will need to regist Lynford M. Jan 3, 2012 4:39 PM
Re: [shutterbugexcursions] Fwd: Register Now! Versatile Photography Seminar Coming to Washington, D.C.! - Preview not available wendy c. Nov 29, 2011 7:08 PM
Fwd: Register Now! Versatile Photography Seminar Coming to Washington, D.C.! - Preview not available Lynford M. Nov 29, 2011 5:00 PM
RE: [shutterbugexcursions] Login info for Free Photo Webinars - Shirley M. Nov 3, 2011 12:20 PM
Login info for Free Photo Webinars - Shutterbugs, Here's the info you will need to attend the webinar next Tuesday. Lynford M. Nov 1, 2011 6:01 PM
Free Photo Webinars - Photo storytelling with Humans of New York blogger Brandon Stanton - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.shutterbugexcursion­s.com/events/22795411/ Free Photo Webinars welcomes Humans of New Yor Lynford M. Oct 19, 2011 9:51 PM
Re: [shutterbugexcursions] Stepping Down - Best ofluck to you!!  We'll miss you On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 5:28 PM, Laurie Doney wendy c. Oct 6, 2011 8:02 PM
Re: [shutterbugexcursions] Stepping Down - Good luck! On Oct 6, 2011, at 5:29 PM, Laurie Doney < [address removed] > wrote: Ray De S. Oct 6, 2011 5:54 PM
Stepping Down - Dear Shutterbugs, I'm sorry to say that as of October 5, I will need to step down as the co-host for this meetup. As times are hard and jobs are scarce, I couldn't pass up on a great employment opportunity. With that said, mos user 6. Oct 6, 2011 5:28 PM
Annoucing October Free Photo Webinar Guest Speaker - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.shutterbugexcursion­s.com/events/17937581/ When : Tuesday, October 11,[masked]:00 user 6. Sep 24, 2011 4:20 PM
FREE 2-1/2 Minute Tutorial - RULE OF THIRDS - Check out Lynford's new 2-1/2 minute video about the "Rule of Thirds user 6. Aug 31, 2011 3:31 PM
Friendly Survey - Hi Shutterbugs, To wrap up our 3rd year anniversary, we have put together a very quick [url=https://phototourfun.wufo­o.com/forms/shutterbug-excursi­ons-questionnaire/]survey[/url­]. We would greatly appreciate it if you would take a few mintues t user 6. Aug 22, 2011 2:11 AM
Re: [shutterbugexcursions] Shutterbug Excursions Questionnaire - Tried to take the survey. Got down to the bottom and did not see anything to submit it. Dee Aug 14, 2011 1:38 PM
Shutterbug Excursions Questionnaire - Lynford M. Aug 11, 2011 12:41 AM

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