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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) resources, grants, funds, and more to help working photographers.

This is an unprecedented and challenging time for everyone, including members of our own global community of photographers.

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Apr 3, 2020 · 8 min read

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5 Tips for Mouth-Watering Food Photography

By Nathan Landau · Mar 16, 2020 · 4 min read

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6 Reasons You Might Be Losing Print Sales

6 Reasons You Might Be Losing Print Sales

By Nathan Landau · Mar 16, 2020 · 6 min read

Product Release

2020 what's ahead

What’s Ahead for 2020

By Aaron Meyers · Feb 20, 2020 · 5 min read

How-to

How to Get Picture Perfect Photos of Your Pet

How to Capture Picture Perfect Photos of Your Pet

By SmugMug · Feb 20, 2020 · 4 min read

Product Release

2019 year in review

2019 Year in Review

By Aaron Meyers · Feb 18, 2020 · 5 min read

Community

14 Great Gift Ideas for Photographers

14 Great Gifts for the Photographer In Your Life

By SmugMug · Feb 11, 2020 · 6 min read

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December 2019 & January 2020 Release Notes

By Aaron Meyers · Feb 1, 2020 · 4 min read

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Shop View is here, and print sales just got easier.

By Aaron Meyers · Jan 10, 2020 · 4 min read

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Looking Back to Pay it Forward

By Victoria Tice · Dec 24, 2019 · 5 min read

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November 2019 Release Notes

By Aaron Meyers · Dec 3, 2019 · 3 min read

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Transform your photos into Personalized Paintings.

By Aaron Meyers · Nov 27, 2019 · 2 min read

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Valentine's Day Cards

Custom greeting cards are now available on SmugMug!

By Aaron Meyers · Nov 20, 2019 · 1 min read

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August 2019 Release Notes

By Aaron Meyers · Sept 1, 2019 · 3 min read

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Show like a Pro with our updated Lightbox

By Aaron Meyers · Aug 15, 2019 · 3 min read

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July 2019 Release Notes

By Aaron Meyers · Aug 1, 2019 · 3 min read

Community

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Behind the Salty Lens

By Emily Truesdell · July 16, 2019 · 4 min read

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June 2019 Release Notes

By Aaron Meyers · July 1, 2019 · 3 min read

Community

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Faces of Sacrifice

By SmugMug · May 28, 2019 · 4 min read

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Why You Should Be Marketing Your Photography On Pinterest

By Emily Truesdell · May 6, 2019 · 5 min read

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April 2019 Release Notes

By Aaron Meyers · May 1, 2019 · 1 min read

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How to Promote Your Photography on Social Media

By Emily Truesdell · Apr 10, 2019 · 5 min read

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March 2019 Release Notes

By Aaron Meyers · Apr 1, 2019 · 2 min read

Community

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Forging the future of e-waste with Benjamin Von Wong

By Kerry Ellis · Mar 5, 2019 · 3 min read

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January 2019 Release Notes

By Aaron Meyers · Jan 30, 2019 · 3 min read

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2018 in Review

By Aaron Meyers · Dec 31, 2018 · 4 min read

How-to

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Copy, paste, post: Free, editable, Photoshop templates.

By SmugMug · Sept 13, 2018 · 3 min read

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Conor MacNeill: 5 Tips for Photographing the Faroe Islands

By Conor MacNeill · July 18, 2018 · 4 min read

Community

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Ry Birge: How Parkinson’s changed my perspective

By Lauren MacNeish · June 11, 2018 · 6 min read

How-to

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How proof prints help increase photography sales.

By Lauren MacNeish · Feb 20, 2018 · 4 min read