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Pursuing Success in Real Estate Photography - A Few Thoughts From Brandon Cooper

By: larry
This is a guest post by Brandon Cooper of I’m writing this article today for a couple of reasons. First and foremost, to offer a heartfelt “Thank You” to everyone in the PFRE community who’ve shared their good wishes, prayers and support to me and my family, as we try to rebuild our lives […]
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Congratulations To Tony Colangelo - His Photos Helped Clients To Win 2015 Gold CARE Award

By: larry
This last week Tony Colangelo in Victoria, BC told me that his photos helped four of his clients win the top prize in the 2015 CARE Awards. The CARE awards are a big event for the Victoria Residential Builders Association. Tony said: Last week, the largest professional builders' association on Vancouver Island (the Victoria Residential Builders […]

An Update From Artez Photography - The Dominguez Family In Nanaimo, BC

A few days ago I heard from Mia Dominguez, the Mom/CEO of Artez Photography Corporation in Nanaimo, BC. Artez Photography is a very successful family run real estate photography and video company in Nanaimo. I've been following their success for many years. Here's a post where we first described their success back in 2011. Mia and […]

Listen To Fred Light Tell The Story Of Building His Real Estate Photography/Videography Business

Many long time PFRE readers have read about Fred Light and his real estate video company Nashua Video Tours here before.  Fred is a pioneer in this business and is most well known for his video walk-throughs of real estate. This 55-minute interview on the Digital Convergence Podcast is well worth listing to for anyone […]

Congratulations To Peggy Taylor And The FastPix Team In Tampa Bay!

Congratulations to Peggy Taylor and her team in Tampa Bay. Peggy announced another milestone in her real estate photography business - she is retiring an passing on her business to her sister. Long time PFRE readers already know Peggy because I've been doing posts about her business success for many years. I also have her […]

The Scandinavian Style Of Interior Photographer Jonas Berg - Gothenburg Sweden

By: larry
This months PFRE photographer of the month contest had a photo that really captured my interest. The photo was by Jonas Berg of Gothenburg, Sweden. Click on the photo to the right to see a large version of Jonas' contest submission. What caught my interest about this image was how uplifting the light in the room was. […]

Interview With Ethan Tweedie In Hawaii - Rapid Success In Interiors Photography

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By: larry
Last week Ethan Tweedie sent me this link to the interview that did with Ethan on a recent podcast.  Click on the play symbol just above Ethan's photo (on the site) to listen to the interview right in your browser. Most long time readers know Ethan for his frequent entries in the PFRE photographer of […]

Mark Reibman Wants To Help You With Your Post Processing

By: larry
I've been talking to Mark Reibman recently who is one of the original PFRE blog readers and original members of the PFRE flickr forum. Mark was a real estate photographer in the Seattle area back when I started the PFRE blog in 2005. Mark is now living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with his wife and […]

Ray Alley: Internationally Known Marine Photographer And Real Estate Photographer

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By: larry
Recently after sending Ray Alley, of Port Stephens, NSW (2 hrs north of Sydney), a new download link for Lighting Interiors, Ray showed me some of his marine wildlife work. Pretty amazing! Port Stephens attracts $10M from 50,000 whale watchers a year so this is what got Ray involved in shooting marine wildlife until 2009 […]

Realtor Jeffrey Hogue Is Passionate About Real Estate Photography

By: larry
I have to say I don't know of many Realtors that are as passionate about doing quality real estate marketing still photography for his listings as Jeffrey Hogue in Berks county Pennsylvania. Long time PFRE readers know Jeffrey from my past coverage of his bucket truck that he uses for aerial photography without having to worry […]
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