PFRE is the original online resource for real estate and interior photographers. Since 2006, it has been a community hub where like-minded professionals from around the world gather to share information with a common goal of improving their work and advancing their business. With thousands of articles, covering hundreds of topics, PFRE offers the most robust collection of educational material in our field. The history of real estate photography has been documented within these pages.
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For over a decade, photographers from around the world have participated in PFRE’s monthly photography contests, culminating in the year-end crowning of PFRE’s Photographer of the Year. With a new theme each month and commentary offered by some of the finest real estate & interior photographers anywhere, these contests offer a fun, competitive environment with rich learning opportunities.
PFRE’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas provides real estate and interior photographers from around the world an opportunity to meet on an annual basis, to learn, share best practices and make connections. Many of the leading names in our field are selected to speak on topics aimed at improving our craft and advancing our business. It’s a comfortable, relaxed environment that is fun, easy to get to, and affordable.
PFRE prides itself on the depth and breadth of the information and professional development resources it makes available to our community. Our goal is to help real estate and interior photographers be successful while bringing the community together and elevating the industry as a whole.
Here's why you want to accept credit cards on site:
It's good for you because it maximizes the probability of getting paid up front.
It's good for your client because many don't carry their check book with them. They are used to using their credit cards for everything. No one is going to say, "Oh I forgot my credit card". That's like saying I forgot my pants!
It makes you look more professional.
It is very easy. It takes about 4 minutes to signup for the free swipe. You pay 2.75% for any credit card (if this gives you heartburn, increase you shoot fee by 2.75%. This is peanuts for getting paid on time and not having to keep nagging you clients for payment.
Payments you take by credit card go directly into you bank account the next day.
If you are doing any shoots at all, the only immediate reason for not signing up for this right now is that you don't have a smart phone and I'm here to tell you that that's not a good reason; get one. Another reason for not signing up is if you live outside the US. Anyone know of services like this outside the US? This is just one reason for having a smartphone more reasons are: