Turn Off Shadows From OSX Screenshots

I take a lot of screenshots in OSX  (⌘+shift+4) to share and for the longest time I just lived with the 2003-era super cool shadow:

Screen Shot 2015-11-08 at 6.37.49 PM

I finally got tired of it and found the solution to turning it off is these two terminal commands:
defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool true
killall SystemUIServer

Now my screenshots look like this:

If for some reason you would want to re-live 2003 you can re-enable the drop shadow with these commands:
defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool false
killall SystemUIServer

 

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