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Author: Tony Colangelo While many photographers rely heavily on social media to market themselves, I believe there is still plenty of value in having a dedicated website with great photo galleries. There are far too many benefits of having a strong web ...



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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. 

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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.


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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.


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Announcement: The Art and Science of Great Composition Video Tutorial by Tony Colangelo

?? I am so excited to officially announce a brand new video tutorial from Tony Colangelo, a long-time contributor to PFRE and one of the most respected people in our community. Over the years, many people have benefited from Tony's advice on the PFRE Flickr group and especially, from his in-depth comments made as a […]
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ROSLUND MACKENZIE Architectural and Design Workshop - Scottsdale, AZ, May 17-18

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Registration is now open for the ROSLUND MACKENZIE Architectural and Design Workshop. When: Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, 8am-6pm PST Where: Scottsdale, Arizona Cost: $1,750 (Includes Lunch, Transportation, & Breakfast Cocktails) Capacity: 12 Students Where: Scottsdale, Arizona PFRE Readers can save $250 buy using discount code PFRE250 at checkout. For information and booking click here […]

Registration Now Open for the Next Hargis, Kelley, Capili Arch Photo Workshop

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Registration is now open for the next Arch Photo Workshop in Kansas City, MO on November 1, 2, and 3. Click here for details and registration. This workshop is put on by Scott Hargis, Mike Kelley, and Wayne Capili. Scott Hargis describes the workshop as follows: We’re not for everyone — this is very much […]

Announcement: Upcoming Real Estate Photography Workshops

Professional development is critical in our industry and there is no better way to take your photography to the next level than to attend a workshop. Here is a list of some upcoming real estate photography workshops: PFRE Real Estate Photography Workshop - Tony Colangelo & Garey Gomez - April 26-27 - Chicago, IL Tips […]

Announcement: PFRE Photography Workshop - Chicago, IL - April 26-27, 2019

I’m pleased to announce that the PFRE real estate photography workshop will be going to the U.S. Midwest for the first time ever! Long-time PFRE contributors Tony Colangelo and Garey Gomez will be delivering the workshop in Chicago, IL on April 26-27, 2019. Only 20 seats available, so click here to secure your spot now! […]

Announcement - New PFRE Tutorial Series with Garey Gomez

?? In an article I posted back on June 3, 2018, one of the initiatives I mentioned as a priority for PFRE moving forward was an effort to collaborate with the best and brightest minds in the industry to bring our community quality content and educational opportunities. Fast forward seven months and I'm excited to […]

Run and Gun Real Estate Photography Workflow Tutorial by Gary Kasl

Southern California real estate/interiors photographer Gary Kasl, has created a video tutorial outlining his approach to shooting real estate quickly and efficiently without sacrificing quality. Here's what Gary has to say about the material:

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For many years, I've had a page on the PFRE blog that has links to the YouTube channels of many of the real estate photographers that have done or currently do free real estate videos. Since the number of people doing great real estate videos has increased so much in the past few years, I […]

Two Workshops by Ethan Tweedie: Oct 12 and 13 2018

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Ethan Tweedie, a long time PFRE contributor, juror, and coach will be teaching at the I Heart Photography - Conference and Expo, Grapevine, Texas, October 12th and 13th. Ethan will be teaching two workshops: On Location Architectural Shooting Tricks and Techniques for Magazine Quality Images, Friday, October 12th, 9:30am – 1:30pm; Excursion Fee: $67 Architectural Photography Post […]

Scott Hargis, Mike Kelley, & Wayne Capili Photography Workshops

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Scott, Mike, and Wayne (as Allan says below, "the holy trinity" of interior photography) have created a new workshop series. These are not "real estate photography" workshops. They won't be talking about how to shoot wide, work fast, or be low priced. These workshops will be geared towards making the best possible photo, period - […]
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