Archive for the 'Success Stories' Category

How Scott DuBose Combines Efficiency and Quality

September 17th, 2018

I just got around to listening to Rich and Brian’s interview with Scott DuBose. I was particularly interested in this interview with Scott because he has been participating in the PFRE blog community for a very long while. Scott won Photographer of the Month for January 2012. I think Scott is a great example of […]

An Update on a Great Success Story!

August 11th, 2017

Earlier this year, I posted this success story about a young photographer named Christian Knutti from Youngstown, OH, who started Real Estate photography when he was a senior in high school. Just recently I got an update from Christian so I thought I’d pass it along: Hi Larry, I just wanted to let you know […]

A Real Estate Photography Success Story from Boston

March 31st, 2017

Marek Biela, a long time PFRE reader in Boston was recently telling me about his real estate photography business. Marek describes his business as follows: I started a Real Estate Photography business in Massachusetts over 6 years ago. I would say that it took me about a year to realize that if I want to […]

A Great Success Story that I Have to Pass On!

March 22nd, 2017

Last week, I ran across a real estate photography success story that I have to pass along. Success stories like this keep me going and are my major form of payment and I’m sure they help beginning real estate photographers too. This success is about Christian Knutti in Youngstown, OH. Christian told me:

A Real Estate Photography Marketing Success Story

January 12th, 2017

There’s always a lot to be learned from studying real estate photography success stories. It’s been a while since I’ve posted a success story but recently I ran across one that is worth passing on. Remember, this is one person’s approach in one location. There is no one way to build a successful business. Here is […]

As A Photographer How Can You Use Social Media To Promote Your Business?

June 28th, 2015

Peter in New York recently asked: Would you know of photographers who would share their knowledge how they use Facebook, Pinterest, Flickr, and those sites to promote their business. I would love a “how to & why ?”. To answer Peter’s question my first reaction is to point at a photographer that is doing a great job of […]

Belgian Photographer Nick De Clercq Awarded Qualified European Professional Photographer

June 12th, 2014

Congratulations to long time PFRE reader and PFRE flickr forum participant, Nick De Clercq who last weekend was awarded the title of Qualified European Professional Photographer. Nick won the PFRE photographer of the month back in February 2012 and is a monthly photo contest juror. As you can see from Nick’s description below this award is a […]

Real Estate Photography Business Success In Tampa!

April 21st, 2013

Regular PFRE blog readers have heard me talk about Peggy Taylor in Tampa, FL ( here and here). Peggy has been keeping me updated on her business status for the last several years because back in the spring of 2011 I noticed that she was charging $99 per shoot. I started asking questions about her […]

Real Estate Photography Success In A Small Town Market

March 10th, 2013

In talking to readers I find that success stories of other real estate photographers (see the ReaderProfile Category of blog posts) can be illuminating and motivating for those in the process building a business. Since I got in touch with the fact that building a real estate photography business is more difficult outside the large metro […]

Husband and Wife Real Estate Photography Team Success In Brisbane

November 1st, 2011

I heard from Cam and Laura yesterday, a husband and wife real estate photography team that operate Urban Images in Brisbane, AU. Cam and Laura are celebrating their fourth year in the real estate photography business this month. Here’s how Cam and Laura describe their success: I just wanted to drop you an email to share […]

Artez Photography: Another Real Estate Photography Success Story

October 20th, 2011

I like to feature as many success stories as possible. Here’s another successful real estate photography business that involves the whole family. This is a real estate photography family if there ever was one. It consists of Alberto and Mia Dominguez (Mom and dad), Pam and Mandy (oldest daughters) and Santiago and Gabby (younger teenagers). […]

A Real Estate Photographer Success Story From Charlotte, NC

October 19th, 2011

Yesterday I answered several emails from struggling real estate photographers complaining about how tough it was out there and how hard it was to compete and answered some blog post comments that suggested that what I was preaching was totally unrealistic. It takes more than that to get me off message, but I was starting […]

A Real Estate Photographer Start-Up Success Story

May 8th, 2011

Just recently Robert Barr, a relatively new real estate photographer, that works on the Eastside of Seattle told me that, “my business is doing GREAT!  I had 4 gigs so far this week and may have one more before the week is over.  I am officially making more money now then I was at my previous job.” Robert is charging […]

Another PFRE Success Story

July 22nd, 2009

This success story is just too good not to pass along to readers! Rusty Freeman (Rusty@Studio ZZZ in the PFRE flickr group) is a studio photographer that works in the LA area and recently got into real estate photography. Rusty is a regular blog reader and purchased both of my e-books and has been following […]