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Quick Survey: How Do You Read Shutter Photo Magazine?

January 02, 2013 / by

We are considering a few upgrades to our theme and interface.  And so we want to make sure we are best serving you.  Below is a quick two-question survey that will give us a lot of insight.  Please take a moment (0r less) to answer these two questions so that we can better serve you. If you’re reading through something other than our website and having problems viewing the survey, please visit the web page to respond. Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool.


An Argument For Chimping Photos

August 11, 2011 / by

“Chimping” is the art of checking one’s camera back after a shot, be it to verify the shot or to simply admire ones own talents as a photographer. The practice is shunned by many experienced photographers. But should it be? Are we really all just grumpy old salts? Let’s revisit this, shall we? Read on…


Help Improve Shutter Photo: 2011 Survey and a Chance To Win Some Stuff

July 11, 2011 / by

We want to know how we can benefit you and improve the site. Here’s your chance, plus a chance to win some free stuff. Read on to see how you can take the survey.


Giveaway: Lowepro CompuDay Photo 250 Backpack (closed)

June 27, 2011 / by

On Friday, we released our formal review of the CompuDay Photo 250 Backpack from Lowepro. If the bag looks like it might appeal to you, now is your chance to get it for free. We’re offering the bag to one lucky reader who resides in the continental US. Read on to learn how.


What Memories Aid and Inspire Your Photography?

June 11, 2011 / by

We are each unique, in part because of the experiences and memories that we’ve had. These memories can drive us, affect our work and inspire us to be a certain way. If you have such a story, we want to hear about it. Read one of my memories, than share yours.

Patrick was more than happy to model this bag for me when he realized it would get him some attention.

Giveaway: Vanguard Up-Rise 43 (closed)

June 03, 2011 / by

Just the other day, our very own Brent Mills shared his thoughts on the Up-Rise 43, a sling bag from Vanguard. Now is your chance to get one of your very own, through this giveaway. Read on to see how you can enter.


What Inspires and Motivates You?

March 31, 2011 / by

We often like to discuss what motivates and inspires us. This week, the tables have been turned: We want to know what ultimately drives you? What topic is the source of your inspiration and motivation?

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Building Better Photo Tools By Combining Tools

October 14, 2010 / by

Lets figure out ways to create super tools together. I’ll share some of my favorite gadget combinations, and you share some of yours. Together, we will develop great tools to improve our photography.


First Ribbon Photo Contest – Survey (not just for participants)

February 22, 2010 / by

The First Shutter Photo Ribbon Photo Contest is now officially ended. Now that it’s complete, we’d like to hear your thoughts so that we can improve future competitions. Whether or not you participated, we respect your opinion and want to hear what you think.


Your Preferred Copyright License (Poll)

January 27, 2010 / by

We’re curious about how you license your photos.  We’re also testing the idea of embedding twtpolls into our blog.  Please feel free to comment about both.