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A black Canon camera and three lenses for real estate photography

For their work, real estate photographers require the finest image quality. This is a guide to go over our choices for the best Canon lens for real estate photography on the market. This article will cover the best canon lenses to be used in real estate photography, considering the budget, features present and preference.

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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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Congratulations Dan Solomon! June 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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02/07/2021
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Congratulations to Dan Solomon of Lomita, CA—June 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was "Formal Dining Room"
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Congratulations Nathan Hindman! May 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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02/06/2021
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Congratulations to Nathan Hindman of Westminster, CO—May 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was "Detail Shot"

Congratulations Stephen Reed! April 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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03/05/2021
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Congratulations to Stephen Reed of Garland, TX--April 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was "Master Bedroom"

Congratulations Nima Mohammadi! March 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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02/04/2021
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Congratulations to Nima Mohammadi of Gambrills, MD - March 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was "Kitchen".

Congratulations Colin Robertson! February 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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02/03/2021
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Congratulations to Colin Robertson of Riverside, CA--February 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was "Living Room or Family Room"

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08/02/2021
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I hope this message finds everyone well! 2020 was a crazy year, to say the least. Although there were many challenges, we also saw incredible growth in the real estate photography industry as so many other genres weren't able to operate at full capacity. That being said, I have some exciting news to share for […]

Congratulations Stefan Randholm! January 2021 PFRE Videographer of the Month

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31/01/2021
Congratulations to Stefan Randholm from Marbella, Spain, who has been voted the January 2021 PFRE Videographer of the Month! Here is Stefan's great video. Stefan Randholm #327 Jeff Huang #312 Josie Henderson #316 You can check out all of the January entries here. Here is what Stefan had to say about his video: I've been […]

Congratulations Austin Baker! January 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month

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30/01/2021
Congratulations to Austin Baker of Chandler, AZ--January 2021 PFRE Photographer of the Month! The theme this month was "Golden hour/Twilight" Austin Baker #309 Steven J Magner #299 Gary Kasl #328 Stefan Randholm #305 Dan Solomon #325 Please feel free to view and comment on any of this month's entries here. Here is what Austin had […]

Leveraging Software to Protect Your Images

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04/09/2020
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Hopefully after reading Mike Boatman’s four-part series earlier this year on the importance of registering your images with the USCO, you have taken the initiative to do so. If you've missed those posts, you can find them here: Making a Case for Image Registration Real World Copyright Litigation: A Photographer's Viewpoint Copyright Registration and the […]

Amazon Prime Day 2021

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21/06/2016
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Amazon Prime Day is here! This annual online shopping event is available exclusively for Amazon Prime members. The two-day shopping event will take place June 21- June 22. If you're not yet a Prime Member, you can try it free for 30 days! A membership is $119/year and includes free two-day shipping, access to stream […]

Sky Replacement For Real Estate Photography - Should You Do It For Free or Charge Extra?

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18/11/2015
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Kimi in Minneapolis has the following questions about sky replacement, adding fire in the fireplace and putting images on TVs: The Minneapolis photography market is getting a bit more competitive these days, and one thing that a local photography company is doing as part of their package is replacing grey skies with blue, adding flames […]

The Purpose Of Real Estate Photos Is NOT To Sell Property

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22/01/2015
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Nowadays, there is so much more involved in real estate photography i.e., videography, 3D, floorplans, measurements, etc. and based on conversations I've had over the past few months, I get the feeling that some of us have lost focus on what our true purpose is as real estate photographers. I think the topic is as […]

Congratulations To Anders Carlson PFRE Photographer For May

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23/05/2013
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The PFRE jury has voted Anders Carlson of Kona, HI the PFRE photographer for May. Anders's winning photograph is on the right. Click on it for a full size image. Anders is a second time winner. He won last May when we had this same theme. One of the jurors made this comment about this photo: […]
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