Archive for the 'Coaching' Category

How Does the PFRE Coaching Program Work?

January 17th, 2019

Ray in North Carolina asks: I am 5 years into the business but need coaching to help me get to the next level. I know there are lots of great coaches listed on the PFRE site and going thru the process of selecting one is a bit daunting. Has there been an article on PFRE […]

Taking Your Photography Business to the Next Level

October 2nd, 2018

Larry’s recent post about moving from real estate to architectural work really caught my attention. I totally agree with Larry’s comments in that article, where he talked about the value of workshops and it got me thinking about all the other ways shooters can go about getting professional development to help them get to the […]

Now Available for One on One Coaching: Two Time POTM Winner Gary Kasl

May 18th, 2018

San Diego Photographer Gary Kasl is now available for One on One coaching. Gary has won two photographer of the month contests: November 2017 March 2017 He specializes in:

Presenting with Purpose: How to Approach Potential Clients

May 1st, 2018

By Tony Colangelo Last week, I was intrigued by a PFRE article on the value of face-to-face marketing when getting started in real estate photography. One of the marketing opportunities that RE photographers can explore in this regard is delivering a presentation at a real estate agency’s regular “all-staff” meeting. The agency’s Office Manager will, […]

Why Are We So Hard on Ourselves?

February 27th, 2018

By Tony Colangelo A few days ago, I was on a photography-related FB group and one of the members posted a concern. Namely, he had a tough time liking his own work and he was asking for input in answering a couple of questions: “Why am I overly critical and harsh of my own work?” […]

Get One on One Coaching with Real Estate Photography Subjects from PFRE Coaches

November 9th, 2017

Phillip in Virginia contacted me to say that he was struggling to do window pulls in post via darken-mode in Photoshop. I referred him to Rich Baum’s several darken-mode video tutorials here and here. These were probably the tutorials that Phillip was struggling with. Many readers don’t realize that the PFRE coaching page is a […]

How Many, How Long, How Much?

July 9th, 2017

Last week, I was talking to John McBay whom many of you know as the author of the e-book and video series, Image Editing for Real Estate Photography. John is also listed on the coaching page and does real estate photography coaching. John asked me to pass along his coaching/mentoring document (click the blue rectangle above […]

The Importance of Workshops and Coaching in Learning Real Estate Photography

July 7th, 2017

Some recent discussions with people just beginning real estate photography reminded me that many people need help understanding how to get good real estate photography training. Below are some important ideas on this subject.

Kelbyone New Release: Getting Started In Real Estate Photography with Thomas Grubba

November 14th, 2016

Last week released a new video class by Thomas Grubba titled Getting Started In Real Estate Photography. In this 2 hour and 36-minute video class, Thomas covers nearly every aspect of getting going in real estate photography. Some of the subjects are: Lighting and shooting basics. Post processing basics. Business aspects of getting started […]

Introducing A New PFRE Coach – Brandon Cooper – Somewhere South of Fort McMurray

May 25th, 2016

Most regular PFRE readers know Brandon Cooper’s work since he is a 4-time winner of the PFRE photographer of the month. Brandon and his family used to live in Fort MacMurray, Alberta until the wildfires forced them to evacuate their home earlier this month. Brandon said his home is in a neighborhood of 600+ homes […]

Update On PFRE Coaching

June 3rd, 2015

Justin gave me some feedback on his experiences with the PFRE Coaching process recently: I’m interested in learning and building up my knowledge base by picking the brains of a couple of your coaches. I’ve e-mailed one coach twice in the span of a couple of months and received no response either time. I believe […]

A Follow Up On PFRE Coaching – Kerry Bern Does Personalized Video Tutorials

September 21st, 2014

Last month we setup the PFRE coaching page and several PFRE Coaches have told me they are actively coaching people. Kerry Bern told me last week that: Thanks to the coaching directory that you created I started working with a lady located in the Portland area. In the first set of images she sent me was […]

Starting Out In Real Estate Photography and Need Some Coaching?

August 13th, 2014

In the last 24 hours I’ve gotten 9 experienced real estate photographers that are willing to take on coaching people and built a real estate photography and videography coaching page. For people starting out in real estate photography and interested in this resource I want to reiterate the general way this works: Under most situations […]

Are You A Real Estate Photography Coach?

August 12th, 2014

Over the years, I’ve had many readers ask for various kinds of coaching and/or mentoring to help get started in the real estate photography business. I personally do this a lot with people that have questions about getting started in business. I spend a hour or two a week on the phone, Skype, or hangouts […]

Suzanne Feinberg Offering SEO Coaching/Mentoring To Three PFRE Readers

May 8th, 2013

Suzanne Feinberg in Scottsdale, AZ correctly pointed out to me today that it has been a very long time since I’ve talked about the PFRE photographer directory from a “what can it do for your business stand point”. So Suzanne wrote a guest post on SEO for real estate photographers and offered to coach three PFRE […]