Real Estate Photography

Understanding Exposure: Listing Interiors (Part 1)Understanding Exposure: Listing Interiors (Part 1)
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The most difficult part of real estate photography is, without question, the listing interior.  To make matters worse, the average listing requires at least …

Understanding Exposure: Listing ExteriorsUnderstanding Exposure: Listing Exteriors
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For most people, shooting the listing exterior is one of the easiest shots to achieve.  The sun usually provides ample amounts of light, and …

Staging a Home: Small Changes Can Mean More MoneyStaging a Home: Small Changes Can Mean More Money
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First impressions speak volumes, whether we are meeting a new person, entering a new city, or viewing a prospective purchase. These first impressions are …

Back to Basics: Understanding ExposureBack to Basics: Understanding Exposure
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I’m not sure how it happened, but my posts over the last few months have grown incredibly nerdy.  I mean, for the select few …

13 Ways to Get Your Listings Noticed13 Ways to Get Your Listings Noticed
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Any way you slice it, your listings are your #1 marketing tool.  How can you be sure to market your listings effectively and get …

How To: Creating 360° Virtual ToursHow To: Creating 360° Virtual Tours
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The growing demand for 360° virtual tours has led to a onslaught of new software, hardware and professional services.  Although there are a variety …

Invaluable Design Tool: Color HunterInvaluable Design Tool: Color Hunter
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I think that we can all agree that based solely on this picture from Ugly House Photos, color is important. Well, actually, I think …

HDR for Real Estate PhotographyHDR for Real Estate Photography
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If you’re a seasoned astronomy buff, you might remember reading about the negative-stacking techniques photographers used back in the film days to produce rich, …

Merging Knowledge with Technology: The New Real Estate PhotographerMerging Knowledge with Technology: The New Real Estate Photographer
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One great thing about shooting real estate photography is that the house never complains. It never says things like, “my shingles look weird in …

Choosing a Digital SLR CameraChoosing a Digital SLR Camera
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“Good day shopkeep! I’d like to purchase your finest 12-megapixel, weather-sealed, DSLR with a metal chassis, full-frame sensor, pentaprism viewfinder, and live-view. I’ll be …

Innovative Approaches to Virtual EnvironmentsInnovative Approaches to Virtual Environments
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It was sometime during the late-1980s or early-1990s when I first tried virtual reality at the local video store.  My memory is a bit …

Editing Your Interior PhotosEditing Your Interior Photos
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I’ve talked a bit in the past about the color temperature of light, using off-camera flash, and a few ways you can help improve …

The Future of Real Estate PhotographyThe Future of Real Estate Photography
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Photography is undoubtedly growing as a singular technology, but more importantly, photography is becoming an integral part of a greater multimedia merge.  The days …

Remote Control, Aerial Photography SolutionsRemote Control, Aerial Photography Solutions
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Well, we’ve just survived another blast of cold here in Saskatoon.  Sigh… And I bet you’re all wondering what we Canadians get ourselves into …

Hot Shot or Not? A Quality Control ChecklistHot Shot or Not? A Quality Control Checklist
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So I picked a location at random today and looked through a bunch of the associated listing photos that had recently been uploaded to …

Pole Aerial Photography (PAP): An IntroductionPole Aerial Photography (PAP): An Introduction
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There are only a handful of reasons why anybody these days would erect a 30′ pole into the sky. It could be that they …

Shooting in a Winter WonderlandShooting in a Winter Wonderland
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Here in central Canada, it’s not uncommon to have snow on the ground for up to six months a year. Mother Nature is such …

Simply the BestSimply the Best
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Bad photos irk me somewhere deep down inside; similar to that feeling you get when forced to watch another living body sustain unnecessary injury. …

Attack of the ClonesAttack of the Clones
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If you’ve read the latest copy of our newsletter, The Point, then you may have perused the article outlining some basic photo edits that can …

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A few weeks back I came across a great site called PollDaddy which lets it’s users create custom polls and surveys with a huge …