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The January PFRE Photographer of the Month and Videographer of the Month contests are now open. The theme this month for still photos is 'Twilight/Golden hour exterior shot'. Kristine Kohl won the January 2020 contest with this great photo. This is pro ...
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.
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.
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.
Thanks to Ron Sprouse for pointing out this awesome video by Serge Ramelli. Don't be intimidated by the fact it is 22 minutes long. It is well worth 22 minutes. Serge does a fantastic job of walking you through how he shoots and retouches a shot of a hotel room in Paris. Note that the […]
This weekend I shot a time lapse of my son's house while I mowed the surrounding 4 acres. I am part of the landscaping crew. This wonderful old home was built in 1880 in on a land grant section (640 acres) by a prominent Oregon pioneer family and has been in my wife's family for […]
I just got a Slideshow Pro newsletter announcing Slideshow Pro for Lightroom version 1.4.6. This version introduces a significant new feature: Ken Burns Panning. Slideshow Pro calls it Pan and Zoom. I updated my version of Slideshow Pro and changed my slide show for our rental property to use Ken Burns panning. It took just […]
I'm glad to see that the 3.1 version of Photomatix has added a Lightroom export plugin. Photomatix 3.1 is still in Beta. I've been using the Beta 8 version of Photomatix for several days and I like being able to use Photomatix from Lightroom. The only downside that I've found to the current export plugin […]