Archive for the 'Workflow' Category

Sharpening in Real Estate Photography Workflow

November 1st, 2007

Recently a reader asked me if every image needed sharpening. The answer is yes when you are downsizing images for web use like real estate photographers do all the time, sharpening is necessary for every image. About the same time I was reading an excellent article in Photoshop User Magazine called Pro Sharpening Workflow in […]

Lightroom 1.1 Moves Closer to Being The Only Photo Editor You Need

June 28th, 2007

If you already own Lightroom and have used it in the last few days it will have automatically asked to be updated to version 1.1. Version 1.1 is free and has some pretty nice features. The two I like the best are sharpening, noise removal and clarity. Uwe Steinmueller over at has one of […]

Real Estate Photography Workflow

May 31st, 2007

Raye Bellinger of Sacramento asks: “Would you mind exploring workflow as it applies to the busy professional. Lightroom is nice but other programs like ACDSee Pro are more functional and much faster with RAW files. I would particularly like to see what the well established real estate photographers are using to speed workflow” Well I […]

#1 Real Estate Photo Distraction: Converging Verticals

March 2nd, 2007

I did a post last April on this subject but this is such an important subject that it needs to be raised over and over. This time I’ve done a longer article on the subject in PDF form so Realtors can easily pass it around. In the complete article (link at the bottom of this […]

Lightroom Can Streamline Real Estate Photograhy Workflow

February 16th, 2007

The more I use Lightroom the more I’m convinced that it has the potential to nearly take over a Real Estate Photographer’s work-flow. I know, I’ve been chastized by my Mac user friends for not including Aperture… if I had a Mac I’d try it out. I’m anxiously awaiting delivery of my copy of Lightroom […]

To RAW or Not to RAW?

October 24th, 2006

I’m not surprised that I got several comments about my admonishment to shoot RAW on my recent post on adding zap you images. I know this is and issue with several RE photographers I’ve talked to recently. Sure there are other lots of other ways to achieve the same result without shooting RAW as Geoff and […]