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Congratulations Garey Gomez! - April 2019 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/04/2019
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Congratulations to Garey Gomez from Decatur, GA, April 2019 Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was master bedroom and we had 30 entries from around the world. As always, a big thank you goes out to everyone who participated and to the jury who continue to volunteer their valuable time and thoughtful insights. […]
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Pierre Galant from Pasadena, CA--March 2019 PFRE Photographer of the Month!

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24/03/2019
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Congratulations to Pierre Galant from Pasadena, CA--March 2019 PFRE Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was "kitchen" and we saw 60 entries from around the world. This is Pierre's second POTM win already this year! Thank you to everyone who participated and to the jurors who took time out of their busy schedules […]

Congratulations to Andre Mckenzie - February 2019 PFRE Videographer of the Month

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09/03/2019
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Congratulations to Andre Mckenzie from Toronto who has won the February 2019 PFRE Videographer of the Month Contest! Here is Andre's winning video. Here's what Andre had to say about his winning video: I am humbled and very thankful for winning the Videographer of the Month. Thank you to the community and all the judges. […]

Congratulations Matt Davis--February 2019 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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25/02/2019
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If it sounds like I'm repeating myself, it's because I am!  Matt Davis is once again the PFRE Photographer of the Month for February. The living room/family room contest always brings out a good crowd and this year was no exception. We had a PFRE record-breaking total of 60 entries this month from 10 different […]

Official Release: Mastering Real Estate Photography with Garey Gomez

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19/02/2019
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??Last month, we announced a brand new tutorial series, Mastering Real Estate Photography with Garey Gomez. In collaboration with PFRE, Garey Gomez developed this comprehensive tutorial for real estate photographers of all levels, teaching the art and business of real estate photography. The tutorial is now officially available for download. Garey released the tutorial on […]

Congratulations to Jared Saulnier - January 2019 PFRE Videographer of the Month

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03/02/2019
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Congratulations to Jared Saulnier from Portsmouth, NH who has won the January 2019 PFRE Videographer of the Month Contest! Here is Jared's winning video. Here's what Jared had to say about his winning video: Thank you for choosing my video for the January VOTM! This project was for what became the second highest sale in […]

Congratulations Pierre Galant from Pasadena, CA--January 2019 PFRE Photographer of the Month!

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24/01/2019
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Congratulations to Pierre Galant, from Pasadena, CA--January 2019 PFRE Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was "twilight exterior" and we saw 48 entries from around the world. This is Pierre's first POTM win. Thank you to everyone who participated and to the jurors who took time out of their busy schedules to contribute […]

Congratulations to Zoltan Present - 2018 PFRE Videographer of the Year

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19/01/2019
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Congratulations to Zoltan Present from LuxHunters Real Estate Video and Photography Services in Miami, Florida. Zoltan won the October Videographer of the Month contest with this great video and has now been named PFRE Videographer of the Year for 2018. Here's what Zoltan had to say about the win: Wow! What a surprise! I am […]

Congratulations to Michael Lefebvre - PFRE Photographer of the Year for 2018!

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17/12/2018
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Congratulations to Michael Lefebvre from Barrington, Rhode Island. PFRE Photographer of the Year for 2018. Michael was the runner up for photographer of the year in 2017 and carried that momentum into 2018 with two photographer of the month wins in March and July. Below are the top three photographers for 2018 based on the […]

Congratulations to David Iglesias - PFRE Videographer of the Month November 2018

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07/12/2018
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Congratulations to David Iglesias from SFVT in Southern Florida who has won the November 2018 PFRE Videographer of the Month Contest! Here is David's great video. Here is what David had to say about his winning video:

2018 PFRE Photographer of the Year

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03/12/2018
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Every month, since 2008, real estate and interior photographers from around the world have competed in the PFRE Photographer of the Month contest. Some photographers enter the contest to see how they stack up against their peers; others are looking for feedback and learning opportunities but in the back of many shooters' minds is the […]

Congratulations Gary Kasl! November 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/11/2018
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Congratulations to Gary Kasl from Carlsbad, CA; November 2018 Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was "open" photographers could submit any real estate photo they choose. This is Gary's third POTM win, he also won March 2017 and November 2017. Thank you to everyone who participated and to the jurors who took time […]

Congratulations to Zoltan Present - PFRE Videographer of the Month

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01/11/2018
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Congratulations to Zoltan Present from Luxhunters in Miami, FL who has won the Aug/Sept/Oct 2018 PFRE Videographer of the Month Contest! Here is Zoltan's great video.

Congratulations Tacey Jungmann! October 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/10/2018
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Congratulations to Tacey Jungmann from Oak Harbor, WA; October 2018 Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was elevated exterior, pole, aerial, UAV. Thank you to everyone who participated and to the jurors who took time out of their busy schedules to contribute their votes and thoughtful commentary. Tacey Jungmann - #21 Trace Tague […]

Congratulations Dan Solomon! September 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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23/09/2018
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Congratulations to Dan Solomon from Redondo Beach, CA, September 2018 Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was patio/deck/garden space. Thank you to everyone who participated and to the jurors who took time out of their busy schedules to contribute their votes and thoughtful commentary.

Congratulations Garey Gomez! - August 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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25/08/2018
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Congratulations to Garey Gomez from Decatur, GA, August 2018 Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was daylight exterior and Garey's image is a great example of how powerful a thoughtful composition with subtle editing can be. A true testament that you don't need to be shooting multi-million dollar homes every day to create […]

Congratulations to Jared Saulnier - PFRE Videographer of the Month for June/July 2018

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02/08/2018
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Congratulations to Jared Saulnier, of Portsmouth, NH who has won the June/July 2018  PFRE Videographer of the Month Contest! Here is Jared's great video.

Congratulations Michael Lefebvre! - July 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/07/2018
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The July 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month contest has come to an end. The theme this month was master bathroom/ensuite. Thank you to everyone who participated and the jurors who took time out of their busy schedules to contribute their votes and thoughtful commentary.

Congratulations! - June 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/06/2018
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The June 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month contest has come to an end. The theme this month was foyer/entrance. Thank you to everyone who participated and the jurors who took time out of their busy schedules to contribute their votes and thoughtful commentary. Congratulations to Garey Gomez from Decatur, Georgia; PFRE Photographer of the […]

Congratulations! - May 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/05/2018
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The May 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month contest has come to an end. The theme this month was interior with a breathtaking view. Thank you to everyone who participated and the jurors who took time out of their busy schedules to contribute their votes and thoughtful commentary. Congratulations to Tim Krueger from Costa Mesa, […]

Congratulations! - April 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/04/2018
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The April 2018 PFRE Photographer of the Month contest has come to and end. The theme this month was master bedroom and we had a total of 26 entries from 7 countries. Thank you to everyone who participated, and the jurors who took time out of their busy schedules to contribute their votes and thoughtful […]

Congratulations - March 2018 PFRE Photographer of The Month

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24/03/2018
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 Another PFRE Photographer of the Month contest is in the bag, and it did not disappoint. This kitchen themed contest had a total of 44 entries from 7 different countries. As usual, we would like to thank everyone who participated, and the Jurors who took time out of their busy schedules to contribute their votes […]

Congratulations - February 2018 PFRE Photographer of The Month

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23/02/2018
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In past years the Living room/Family room contest has always been very popular and this year was no exception. This month was a very close contest, we had 40 entries from around the world and the results are in.  A big thanks to everyone who participated, and to all the Jurors who took time out […]

Congratulations to Jordan Powers - PFRE Videographer of the Month for January 2018

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07/02/2018
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Congratulations to Jordan Powers, in Mankato, Minnesota who has won the January 2018  PFRE Videographer of the Month Contest. Here is Jordan's stunning video. The jurors were very impressed with Jordan's video.

Congratulations Wayne Capili – January PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/01/2018
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As you can see, we had an awesome bunch of twilight exterior entries this month. Congratulations to Wayne Capili in Monterey, CA, whom the jury has voted PFRE Photographer of the Month for January, 2018. Wayne's last win was PFRE Photographer of the Year in 2008. An interesting fact that I had learned about Wayne about […]

Congratulations to Aaron Kraft--PFRE Photographer of the Year for 2017!

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22/12/2017
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Congratulations to Aaron Kraft, PFRE Photographer of the year for 2017! Contestants for Photographer of the Year were the winners of the photographer of the month. Below is the result of the jury's voting. The list shows all contestants that got votes in order of the number of votes received: Aaron Kraft Michael Lefebvre Gary […]

Congratulations Gary Kasl – November PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/11/2017
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Congratulations to Gary Kasl in Carlsbad, CA, who the jury has voted PFRE Photographer of the Month for November. This is Gary's second win as the PFRE Photographer of the Month. Here are the entries that the jurors awarded points to this month in order of points awarded:

Congratulations Matt Rosendahl – October PFRE Photographer of the Month

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25/10/2017
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Congratulations to Matt Rosendahl of Northern California who the jury has voted PFRE Photographer of the Month for October. This is Matt's first win! Here are the entries that the jurors awarded points to this month:

Congratulations Dave Spencer - September PFRE Photographer of the Month

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25/09/2017
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Congratulations to Dave Spencer of Gig Harbor, Washington who the jury has voted PFRE Photographer of the Month for September. This is Dave's first win! Here are the entries that the jurors awarded points to this month:

Congratulations to Jacob Allen - PFRE Videographer of the Month for Jun/Jul/Aug/Sep

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22/09/2017
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Congratulations to Jacob Allen, in Alameda County California who has won the June/July/Aug/Sept  PFRE videographer of the Month Contest. Here is his winning video. Here are the contestants in order of points the jurors awarded them:

Congratulations Franz Rabe - August PFRE Photographer of the Month

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25/08/2017
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Congratulations to Franz Rabe of Pretoria, South Africa who the jury has voted PFRE Photographer of the Month for August. This is Franz's first win! Here are the entries that the jurors awarded points to this month:

Changes in Rules for the Photographer of the Month Contest

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02/08/2017
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The August contest is now open with new rules. I've been getting a lot of feedback about how to improve the monthly stills contest (PFRE Photographer of the Month contest). So I'm changing the rules a bit in an effort to improve the contest. First of all, the contest goals are as follows:

Congratulations Michael Lefebvre - July PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/07/2017
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Congratulations to Mike Lefebvre of Sherborn, MA whom the jury voted the PFRE Photographer of the Month for July! This is Mike's first win! Here are the entries that the jurors awarded points to this month: Michael Lefebvre Wade Steelman Peggy Parr Wright Julie Legge Garey Gomez Matthew Stallone Andrew Pece

Congratulations Aaron Kraft – June PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/06/2017
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Congratulations to Aaron Kraft of Jackson, Wyoming who the jury has voted PFRE Photographer of the Month for June. This is Aaron's fourth win. He's previously won in May of 2017, August 2016 and October 2016. Here are all the entries that the jurors awarded points to this month:

Congratulations to Hamish Beeston - PFRE Videographer of the Month for April/May

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01/06/2017
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Congratulations to Hamish Beeston, Bristol, UK who has won the April/May  PFRE videographer of the Month Contest. Here is his winning video. Here are the contestants that the jurors awarded points to this month: Hamish Beeston John Lindsay Allan MacKenzie Joshua Vernon-Rogers Dave Dwyer Jarett Horton Patrick Bertolino

New Location for PFRE Photographer of the Month Contest

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29/05/2017
The Still Photographer of the Month contest for June will now be located at PFREcontests.com rather than the Flickr group. This move will allow entrants to post their own entries and remain anonymous. Jurors will then choose a winner from a collection of anonymous entries. People have been asking for this approach for a while. There are […]

Congratulations Aaron Kraft – May PFRE Photographer of the Month

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23/05/2017
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Congratulations to Aaron Kraft of Jackson, Wyoming who the jury has voted PFRE Photographer of the Month for May. This is Aaron's third win. He won in August 2016 and October 2016. Here are all the entries that the jurors awarded points to this month: Aaron Kraft Garey Gomez Stefano Pedroni Matt Rosendahl Alasdair McIntosh […]

Congratulations Brian Doherty – April PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/04/2017
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Congratulations to Brian Doherty of Boston, MA who the jury has voted PFRE Photographer of the Month for April. This is Brian’s fourth win as the PFRE Photographer of the Month. The other three wins were November and June 2016 and July 2015.

Congratulations Gary Kasl – March PFRE Photographer of the Month

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22/03/2017
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Congratulations to Gary Kasl in Carlsbad, CA, who the jury has voted PFRE Photographer of the Month for March. This is Gary's first win as the PFRE Photographer of the Month. Because there were 36 great kitchen images, the voting was very close. Here are the entries that the jurors awarded points to this month in order […]

Congratulations to Vic DeVore – February PFRE Videographer of the Month

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02/03/2017
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Congratulations to Vic DeVore, of Clermont, FL who the video jury has voted PFRE videographer of the month for February 2017. Click here or the image to the right to look at Vic's winning video. Here are the results of the video jury's voting: Vic DeVore Travis Rowan Ryan Haschke Brad Barnson Gary Kasl Full […]
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