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Shutterfest 2019 Foodie Guidebook! #bagelgate

Jason Groupp April 3, 2019 Education

#bagelgate As many of you may have seen, STL cuisine was on the hot-seat last week. If you were living under a rock and completely off grid, I’ll catch you up. A former STL native was proud to introduce his favorite way to eat bagels from Panera (here in STL it’s known as “Bread Co.”) As a former NY’er now… Read more

Upload-Palooza! 31 Day Upload Challenge!

Jason Groupp November 26, 2018 Education

*****UPDATED!!****** Winners below!   Howdy members! How’s it going!? As you know we’ve had a ton going on here at HQ and we are really excited about our new video hosting platform! We’ve been enjoying watching you all upload your films and allowing Fyrfly to be your new home for your hosting needs! Most of you are aware, but in… Read more

SNEW (Something New Every Week) Week 2! Featuring Will Cadena!

Jason Groupp August 2, 2018 Education

Happy August Y’all! Just like that, it’s August! We’re enjoying a little break in the heat here in St. Louis, and you can feel Fall is just around the corner. S.N.E.W! (Something New Every Week) Something New Every Week features a Filmmaker or Photographer who will share a quick nugget of information that’s helping them in their daily life. From… Read more

Introducing…. SNEW! (Something New Every Week)

Jason Groupp July 24, 2018 Education

How’s your summer going so far?! We hope your summer is going well! I have to say, it feels like this one is flying by at light speed! The last few months have been busy (as always) at Fyrfly-Songfreedom HQ, and exciting feature updates have been added to our slideshow software. Have you checked them out? We’re also proud to… Read more

Sessions With Fyrfly-Songfreedom Featuring: Claire Bira

Making the Switch. Today’s “Sessions With Fyrfly-Songfreedom” featuring: Claire Bira is a short one, which is great for those of you needing some instantaneous insight. For someone who is new-ish to the industry, Claire’s confidence is something to be admired. It is a  great attribute to her business, especially when she is meeting with clients. I loved hearing about her switch… Read more

Traveling with gear? Helpful tips for your next adventure!

Who’s Ready for Adventure?! If you’ve followed my adventures over the last decade you know I love to travel and have spent much time on the road. From local trips battling the NYC streets, to long international flights, I think I’ve pretty much covered the gamut when it comes to hitting the road with gear. Whether it’s traveling with a… Read more

MORE Educators We LOVE @ Shutterfest + How To Use That Free Time!

Jason Groupp March 20, 2018 Education

Okay kids, registration for Shutterfest 2018 opened yesterday, and it was over quicker than Christmas morning! So many of you got the classes you wanted, high five! But if you didn’t, don’t worry, Shutterfest is still going to be AMAZING! There are so many fantastic classes to choose from, and I’m sure you won’t be disappointed. We’ve already talked about… Read more

The Must-See, Can’t-Miss Educators at IUSA 2018 And Why!

Jason Groupp January 9, 2018 Education

Let’s PAR-TAY! Who’s ready for some fun at Imaging USA this week!? I’ll admit, I am really looking forward to participating as an attendee and exhibitor this year. The time and energy spent prepping for the show has been extensive, but the entire FFSF crew has high hopes you’ll be pleased with what we’re bringing to the table. To add to… Read more

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