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To Be A Real Estate Photographer You Need to Get Some Things Straight

May 5th, 2011

This post is aimed at about 2 to 5% of the real estate photographers out there. If you can make vertical reference lines like the red lines in the photo to the right on ANY (even one) of your photos that don’t line up exactly with walls, window lines etc, I’m talking to you here. The photo […]

Alternatives For Controlling Window Brightness

January 18th, 2009

At the same time a discussion in the PFRE flickr group has been going on about the fine points of getting a good clear view out the windows of a view property a reader ask about what the basic options were for controlling window brightness. This reminded me that this blog has readers with a […]

Wide-Angle Lenses For Real Estate Photography: How Wide is Wide?

December 31st, 2007

I’ve talked to several Real Estate Photographers recently in the process of purchasing new DSLRs and noticed that there is a misunderstanding about what lenses are appropriate for real estate photography on the new DSLRs. First of all there are two types of DSLRs: Full frame DSLRs that have digital sensors the same, or nearly […]

Inexpensive Pole Aerial Photography (PAP)

August 26th, 2007

Elevated shots of the front of homes are extremely important. More important for some homes than others but an elevated view always seems to help. For years, I’ve been limited to standing on the top of my truck. The roof of my old 1995 Tacoma was permanently concave from this activity. For some reason, I’m […]

Interior Lighting With Multiple Strobes: By Scott Hargis

July 23rd, 2007

First of all I need to point out that this is Scott Hargis’s post. Like many of you I’ve been admiring the way Scott uses a hand full of strobes to light a room to look like an Architectural Digest shoot and still keep the time to shoot a hole home within a few hours. […]