OS X screenshots are pretty good out of box, but a few tweaks make them much more suitable for blogging.
Reduce Desktop Clutter
Screenshots can clutter up the desktop fast. So, I prefer to put them in a sub-folder. To do this, create a screenshots folder on the desktop and run the following in the Terminal app.
Disable Drop Shadows
When taking screenshots of a single Window (CMD+CTRL+SHIFT+4 followed by space), OSX adds drop shadows. I don’t care for them, because they throw off my formatting.
|With Drop Shadow||Without Drop Shadow|
To disable drop shadows, run the following in the Terminal app.