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Congratulations Ethan Tweedie July PFRE Photographer of The Month

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24/07/2012
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The PFRE jury has voted Ethan Tweedie the July PFRE Photographer of the month. This month the voting was very close between Ethan's shot to the right and Steven Reed's amazing glass shower shot (#20). This was a fantastic bunch of master bath shots, many of the jurors remarked how difficult it was to choose […]
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Congratulations Matt Waclo June PFRE Photographer of The Month

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25/06/2012
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The PFRE jury has chosen Matt Waclo of Reno, NV as the June PFRE Photographer of the month. The voting results are as follows: Matt Waclo - 37 Charles Lunch - 12 Michael Asgian - 12 Roberto Dangond - 11 Barry MacKenzie -10 Kai Caemmerer - 10 Ethan Tweedie - 8 Thom Neese - 4 Robert Frye […]

Congratulations To Anders Carlson May PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/05/2012
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The PFRE jury has chosen Anders Carlson's interior shot with a view as the winner in the May PFRE photographer of the month competition. Anders is a photographer and videographer on the Big Island of Hawai'i. As you can see below Anders won by a large margin. The point results of the voting is as follows: […]

Congratulations to Iran Watson April PFRE Photographer of the Month

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23/04/2012
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The PFRE jury has chosen Iran Watson's master bedroom photo as the winner in the April photo competition. Iran is a Realtor/Photographer in Marietta, Georgia. Julia Mannell, of Seattle, WA was just one point behind Iran in the voting. The point results of the voting is as follows: Iran Watson 38 Julie Mannell 37 Tracy Boldery 18 […]

Congratulations to Steve Carroll March PFRE Photographer of the Month

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24/03/2012
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The PFRE jury has chosen Steve Carroll's kitchen photo as the winner in the March kitchen photo competition. Steve's company PreviewFirst serves Orange County, San Diego County, and most of Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside County California. The point results of the voting is as follows: Steve Carroll           40 Brandon Beechler […]

A Word About Copyright Notices On Photos Submitted to The PFRE Photographer of The Month Competition

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09/03/2012
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I've had a couple of discussions in the last few days with people submitting photos to the PFRE Photographer of the month competition and as a result I've made a couple of refinements to the rules (currently in red): Copyright Notices: My sense is that when we restarted this contest last spring, the majority of people […]

A Slight Change to The PFRE Photographer of The Month Submittal Process

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06/03/2012
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It occurred to me recently that the Photographer of the month process needs a couple of improvements to tighten it up and clarify the risks to entrants. There are a couple of issues I'm worried about: As I say on the contest page, I am purposely not giving items of value away in the contest so that this […]

Congratulations Nick De Clercq Feb 2012 PFRE Photographer of The Month

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29/02/2012
Congratulations to Nick De Clercq, of Ghent, Belgium for winning the jury voting for the February 2012 photographer of the month. About a month ago we  featured Nick's story in a post. I now have all of the names of the eight finalists in the voting and to total jury points that they received posted in […]

PFRE Photographers of The Month Contest Will Now Be Decided By The PFRE Jury

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07/02/2012
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We already have a bunch of very fine shots entered in the February PFRE photographer of the month contest.The rules have been modified to make the winner decided by Jury. The rule modifications are in red text on the contest page. These rule changes are as a result of the discussion and poll we had […]

Scott DuBose of San Jose, CA Voted January Real Estate Photographer of The Month

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01/02/2012
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It's now February so we have a new PFRE Photographer of the Month for January. The winner is Scott DuBose of San Jose, CA. Congratulations Scott! You can click on the photo to the right to see a larger version. Scott's victory speech is as follows: This is a huge honor for me since I admire the work of […]

Dave Rezendes of Honolulu Voted 2011 Photography For Real Estate Blog Photographer Of The Year

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01/01/2012
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It's now 2012 in Greenwich so the voting for the PFRE Photographer of the year is over. Congratulations to Dave Rezendes of Dave Rezendes Photography, Inc. of Honolulu, Hawai'i who was voted PFRE photographer of the year by PFRE blog readers. Dave's stunning image is of a home in Honolulu designed by Long and Associates AIA, […]

Congratulations to PFRE Photographer of The Month For November: Briana Gray

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01/12/2011
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It's now December in Greenwich and Briana Gray has won the voting for the November PFRE photographer of the month! This is Briana's second win this year. She was PFRE photographer of the month for May.  We have a bunch of two time winners now, two of them this year. Here are Briana's comments on this […]

Congratulations Mike Leyland, Cairns AU PFRE Photographer of The Month October

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01/11/2011
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Halloween is over in Greenwich and Mike Leyland of Cairns AU has won the voting for the October PFRE photographer of the month. Notice that Mike won last month too! Mike is the third two time winner and the second photographer to win two consecutive months. Congratulations Mike! Mike says: Hats off to everyone who had a photo […]

Congratulations Mike Leyland, Cairns AU PFRE Photographer of The Month September

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01/10/2011
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It's now October UTC/GMT and Mike Leyland of Cairns AU has won the voting for the September PFRE photographer of the month. Mike says: The house was a nominee for the HIA (Housing Industry Association) awards and had pretty awesome views. The bath was one of the numerous places from where you had clear views […]

Congratulations to Linda Sabiston August PFRE Photographer of The Month

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01/09/2011
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It's now September 1 GMT so the voting for the August PFRE Photographer of the month is over. Congratulations to Linda Sabiston from the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, CA. This win makes Linda a two time winner of the PFRE photographer of the month because Linda won back in August of 2008 when we […]

Congratulations to Dave Rezendes July PFRE Photographer of The Month

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01/08/2011
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It's now August 1 in GMT so the voting for the July PFRE Photographer of the month is over. Congratulations to Dave Rezendes of Dave Rezendes Photography, Inc. of Honolulu, Hawai'i who was voted PFRE photographer of the month for July. Dave's stunning image is of a home in Honolulu designed by Long and Associates AIA, […]

Congratulations to Ron Kenny June PFRE Photographer of The Month

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01/07/2011
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It is now officially July in Greenwich, UK which means the PFRE Photographer of the Month voting for June is over. The winner for June 2011 is Ron Kenny who works the greater Seattle area. Ron was assisted by Chad Douglas of Puget Sound Aerial Imaging. Ron says, "this image is a joint effort between myself and […]

Congratulations to PFRE Photographer of The Month For May: Briana Gray

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01/06/2011
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It's now June 1 UTC/GMT, so I'd like to congratulate Briana Gray of San Diego, CA for her winning master bedroom image. Briana's image won the vote by six votes. There was a tie for second place between Ron Kenny and Chris Wood. Olin Redmon took third place. Briana says: For the last two years I have […]

Congratulations PFRE Photographer of The Month for April: Jasmine Mak

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02/05/2011
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Congratulations to Jasmine Mak who won the voting in the PFRE Photographer of the month flickr group for April. Jasmine's image won the vote with 7 votes. There was a tie for second place between Scott Basile of San Diego and Lorenzo Vecchia of Barcelona. There was also a tie for third place between Eric Lucero, Matt Waclo. […]

Congratulations PFRE Photographer of The Month for March: Stephen Reed

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01/04/2011
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Congratulations to Stephen Reed of Garland, TX for winning the voting done in the PFRE Photographer of the month flickr group. Stephen's image won the vote by a wide margin. The second place went to Cal Michener and the third place was tied between Michael Suzor, Eric Lucero and Mike Leyland. Click on the image to […]

Announcing The PFRE Photographer of The Month Competition

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07/02/2011
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Long time PFRE readers will recall the PFRE Idol monthly contest we use to do every month. It was named after the American Idol show. Turns out that's a pretty cheesy name. I haven't run the competition since Nov of 2009 but several members of the PFRE Flickr group suggested that we start something like […]

PFRE Idol Winner: Dan Milstein - For The Second Month

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02/07/2009
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Congratulations to Dan Milstein (Flickr handle: Chrome Dome Dan), of NY just voted by PFRE readers and Flickr group members as PFRE Idol for the second month in a row! See this Flickr thread for the detail voting results.

Meet The PFRE Idol Winner For February: Sylvia Guardia M

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01/02/2009
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Congratulations to Sylvia Guardia M who's image above was voted winner of the PFRE Idol award. See this Flickr discussion thread to see other photos and how the voting came out. Sylvia lives in San Jose Costa Rica, is 25 years old and graduated in Photography from the Veritas University, Costa Rica in 2004. Her […]

Meet The PFRE Idol Winner For January: Michael Yearout

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01/01/2009
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The voting results are in and the new PFRE Idol contest winner for January 2009 is Michael Yearout, AKA extreme wide angle in the PFRE Flickr group, of Breckenridge, Colorado.  Congratulations Michael! Those of you that frequent the PFRE Flickr group will recognize this as one of Michael's distinctive images with the great Rocky Mountain […]

New Process For Choosing Real Estate Photographer of Month

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15/06/2008
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I'd like to start a process that gives broader participation in choosing the PFRE photographer of the month. I think this would make this award much more meaningful and significant if the choice was made with in a more collaborative way than just me sitting here in my swivel chair making a unilateral decision based […]

Meet Sylvia Guardia M: Real Estate Photographer of The Month

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09/06/2008
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Those of you that frequent the PFRE Flickr photo discussion group lately may recognize this photo and other images that Sylvia has been posting. Sylvia lives in San Jose Costa Rica, is 25 years old and graduated in Photography from the Veritas University, Costa Rica in 2004. Her web site is: www.sylviaguardiam.com.

Jeremy Esland: Real Estate Photographer of The Month

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13/05/2008
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Anyone who has been active in the PFRE photo discussion group recently has seen Jeremy's Esland's work and and seen all the constructive help and advice that Jeremy gives. Jeremy is a real estate photographer that works out of Algarve, Portugal and is my pick for the May PFRE real estate photographer of the month. […]

David Palermo: Real Estate Photographer of The Month

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10/04/2008
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This month I've selected David Palermo as the PFRE photographer of the month. I've admired David's work for some time now. I first noticed David's stunning cockpit photos that he shot at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. These images caught my attention because shortly before I first saw David's cockpit photography I'd done […]

Thomas Grubba: Real Estate Photographer of the Month

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07/02/2008
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As I described in an earlier post, once a month I'm going to choose a real estate photographer of the month from the PFRE real estate photographer directory. My criteria for selecting will be the photographers work, the way the work is presented on their website and their participation in PFRE and the PFRE Flickr […]

Real Estate Photographer Directory Change and Photographer of The Month

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31/01/2008
I've changed the real estate photographer directory to a pay product. The update work and related interaction has increased to a much higher level than I expected. It's taking over my life! I've had a huge number of requests to be listed on the Interior Photographers list on the left side-bar. In the past the […]
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