Archive for the 'flickr group' Category

Flickr May Delete Some of Your Photos on March 12, 2019

February 12th, 2019

If you are a long time Flickr user as I know some PFRE readers are, you should know what’s going to happen next month. Last year, SmugMug bought Flickr to save it from Verizon. To make Flickr sustainable, SmugMug is limiting free accounts to 1000 photos. They originally planned to delete photos over the 1000 […]

Updated Photo Posting Rules For The PFRE Flickr Group

January 12th, 2016

As a result, of the discussions and polls on the subject of photo posting rules for the PFRE ( discussion thread in the group and the post here on the blog) I’ve updated the photo posting rules. By update, I mean that I’ve just added some text to rule #3 and rule #5. Below is […]

Should We Require Better Lighting Descriptions Photos Posted To The PFRE Flickr Group?

January 8th, 2016

There’s a discussion in the PFRE Flickr group going on about requiring better lighting descriptions on photos posted to the PFRE Flickr group. The current PFRE group posting rule language is: Please give photo setup, background information and lighting info in the photo comments to facilitate feedback and education. Tony Colangelo has suggested that we expand […]

Photography For Real Estate Flickr Group Hits 10,000 Members

August 4th, 2015

It seems like just yesterday when the PFRE Flickr group was at 5,000 today it hit 10,000 members. The 10,000 th member is Eric Dugan, of Vallejo, California. As a prize for being the 10,000 the PFRE Flickr group member, we are sending Eric Dugan a copy of all 5 of the PFRE e-books. Here […]

Announcing The New PFRE Flickr group In Spanish: Fotografía Inmobiliaria

April 20th, 2015

Manu Luque, the translator of the What Real Estate Agents Need to Know about Photography e-book and Dave Calaveras, both real estate photographers in Spain, PFRE blog readers and members of the Flickr group felt the need to create a forum to talk about real estate photography in they own language. In Dave’s words: You all know […]

An Essential Step In Learning Real Estate Photography

July 30th, 2013

Some PFRE readers may not realize what an essential step participating in a group like the PFRE flickr group is to learning real estate photography. You may think you are doing great but until you compare what you are doing to others in the business and get some peer review of your work you can’t […]

Iran Watson Explains His Magnificent Twilight Exterior Shot In PFRE Flickr Group

March 6th, 2013

Iran Watson, the 2012 PFRE Photographer of the year, proceeded to illustrate the point I was making yesterday about the PFRE flickr group being a great place to learn real estate photography. Iran posted this great example of a elevated twilight shot he did in the Atlanta area. First of all, Iran’s shot is a […]

One Of The Most Effective Ways To Improve Your Real Estate Photography

March 5th, 2013

Some PFRE readers may not realize that there is a large flickr forum associated with this blog. I have to say that the PFRE flickr forum is one of the most powerful forms of photographic education that I’ve ever witnessed. There are several ways to benefit from this free educational forum. You can: Just look […]

If You Are Active In The Flickr Groups Check Out The New Flickr App

January 21st, 2013

If you participate in any of the PFRE Flickr groups you should check out the new flickr Apps. Several readers have pointed out that the new flickr apps (IOS, Android and Windows) are a great step forward. Flickr has been around for a long time but until recently there wasn’t a good mobile app but […]

Photography For Real Estate Flickr Group Hits 5000 Members

January 30th, 2011

Today Bill26 of Broomfield, CO (just North of Denver) became the 5000th PFRE flickr group member. Bill says, I am married with a three-year-old  (on my lap right now – difficult to type). I have been a serious amateur for several years, mostly in landscapes. However, in the last year or so I have become interested […]

My Favorite Real Estate Photos From 2010- A Tribute To The PFRE Flickr Group

December 29th, 2010

Here is a slide show of some of  my 2010 favorites from the PFRE flickr pool. Be sure to click the full screen button for maximum effect. Looking at a slide show like this I can’t help but marvel at the number of people doing top notch professional level work. For those of you that missed […]

PFRE Flickr Group Member Hired To Shoot Largest Private Motor Yacht In US History

December 19th, 2010

Andy Frame (flickr handle andyframe) from Lake Worth, FL, a long time participant of the PFRE flickr group just told me that last month he was hired to shoot the 2950 ton, 281′ motor yacht Cakewalk for a 12 page article in the Dec/Jan issue of  Showboats International. You can see many of Andy’s photos from this […]

Flickriver – An Interesting Flickr Viewer

November 17th, 2010

Thanks to ‘Kris’ Bjarne Haug for putting me on to another cool way to look at flickr. It’s called Flickriver is a web-based Flickr viewer that allows viewing hundreds of flickr photos quickly and easily, in one seamless “river of photos” view, never needing to hit next to load the next page. It also allows […]

Crowd Accelerated Innovation in Real Estate Photography

September 17th, 2010

I am a rabid TED enthusiast and just had pass this recent TED talk along by Chris Anderson who is the organizer of TED. You may think this has nothing to do with real estate photography but I think it does. The single biggest idea that I’ve learned from doing this blog and associated flickr group is […]

Check Out The New Flickr Group: HDR/Blending For Real Estate

January 9th, 2010

A couple of days ago Milia Campbell (TulipChain Photography and TulipChain flickr handle) pointed out to me that we should have a separate flickr group for HDR and Blending in real estate so that all the there would be a separate place to post and discuss HDR and Blended images. As you know if you’ve […]