PFRE is the original online resource for real estate and interior photographers. Since 2006, it has been a community hub where like-minded professionals from around the world gather to share information with a common goal of improving their work and advancing their business. With thousands of articles, covering hundreds of topics, PFRE offers the most robust collection of educational material in our field. The history of real estate photography has been documented within these pages.
All Articles


The Render Flames tool in Photoshop is a very powerful and dynamic tool that lets you add fire in just a few steps where there otherwise wasn't one in your photo. In this video, I demonstrate step by step how you can have Photoshop render a fire into a ...



The PFRE Community Forum is an online resource for discussing the art and business of Real Estate and Interior Photography.
Join The Discussion


View Now


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. 

Contest Rules


View / Submit


View Archive


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 Conference 2020

Registration not open yet
App Store

Latest News

PFRE Virtual Conference 2020 Announcement: Presenter Line Up Part 2 of 2

*Early bird tickets go on sale September 28th* Here are the remaining ...

PFRE Virtual Conference 2020 Announcement: Presenter Line Up Part 1 of 2

We're a few short months away from the PFRE Virtual Conference 2020 an ...

Reader Poll: Which Topics Should Be Covered at the 2020 PFRE Virtual Conference?

Planning is well underway for the 2020 PFRE Virtual Conference and we' ...

PFRE Conference 2020 Announcement

As many of you know, last year we hosted the first-ever PFRE Conferenc ...



The PFRE podcast is focused on having meaningful conversations with world-class photographers, business professionals and industry leaders, with the goal to inform and inspire.
All Podcasts

Coming Soon...



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.


Coming Soon...

Windows Vista Mucks With Your Metadata?

Published: 13/02/2007
By: larry

Stephen Shankland over at Cnet reports that "...Windows Vista and the Microsoft Photo Info tool can cause problems with metadata or the image itself."

I'm an old Mac user (1985 to 1992) that moved to Windows because for a long time our local MLS did not support Macs. But now days that's not no longer the case. To me the Mac Powerbook Pro is looking better and better.

2 comments on “Windows Vista Mucks With Your Metadata?”

  1. I've always been a Mac user and I really like the tools it provides for me with my re photography. I use iPhoto along with Photoshop or Photoshop Elements and it's a very good work flow. I'm trying to decide between the Mac Book Pro 17" or a 20" Desktop iMac. Decisions, decisions. I like to work in local cafe's for editing and the MacBook Pro is appealing in that regard.

    It seems like the portability of a laptop would be ideal for you Larry with your Salem and Seattle lifestyle.

  2. I love my mac powerbook as well. I think a 17" MacBook Pro loaded with its maximum RAM would be a great way to go. What I don't like about the iMacs is that it is one unit and when and if the screen goes kaput, you're stuck with buying a whole new computer. I know that's a bit nitpicky, but it helps me rationalize my lust for a quad Mac Pro with a 30" display!

    "Once they get Photoshop CS2 to run natively on them, then I'll get one", I tell myself!

    With Parallels, the NWMLS site now runs on macs (this is my girlfriend's excuse for why she NEEDS a new MacBook).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *