Real Estate Photography

Promotion, Postcards and Flyers…Oh My…

These days almost everything is on the web.  Yet sometimes having something that is actually (gasp!) in print – is a good idea.  Recently, a couple of agents asked me to “stretch my range” to include printed images. In truth, my hesitation had initially been mostly due to the fact […]

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Property Flyer – BOTH Sides Postcard MockUp – WEB
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Agent Branding – Yet another reason to hire a professional photographer…

Scott Hargis, a major name in the world of real estate photography, wrote a post with the rather provocative title:  “The purpose of real estate photos is not to sell property“.  It was a tad misleading, because Scott doesn’t deny at all the ability of a professional photographic  presentation to  […]

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44 Bell Hollow – Putnam County 44—Exterior9—WEB2
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Dream Home – Penthouse Edition 2014 – The Ritz Carlton of White Plains…

Westchester has many fall traditions.  It is famous for them.  Like the historic Hudson Valley Jack O’Lantern blaze, and Horseman’s Hollow, Westchester Magazine has created its own unique fall tradition: the Westchester Magazine’s Dream Home.  This year we have the “Penthouse Edition” at none other than the ultimate luxury complex – […]

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Ritz Carlton Penthouse 2014 Westchester NY Penthouse
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Bringing the outside in – sun-drenched rooms can be a challenge…

This is one of those technical blogs that can leave most people’s eyes rolling.  But in the end, its the final effect that counts. Home buyers L-O-V-E  sun-drenched rooms.   But real estate agents often find them a  nightmare to capture on camera.  Either the windows are a blown out […]

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4-Sunroom-small1 4 – Sunroom – small 4 – Sunroom – small
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Even small home listings can benefit from professional photography…

Nothing to see here right?  Its just a small house, nothing fancy or impressive.  Just move right along… Many agents think that way.  But there are some who just go that extra mile for their clients and recognize a home that can benefit from an extra push from pro-photography.  When […]

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A stitch in time – A wide-angle lens workaround for real estate photography…

A stitch in time – A wide-angle lens workaround for real estate photography…

The above is an example of a stitched photo.  It was the result of blending three separate shots.  I took it when construction on the new Tappan Zee Bridge was just starting and was trying to get one last photo of the original bridge before the work crews moved in. […]

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Real Estate Photos – Post-processing and the “fun house” look…

Wide angle lenses are the stock and trade of a real estate photographer.  They are necessary to capture an entire room and they go places no point-and-shoot can.  But one thing that happens when you put even a point-and-shoot on wide angle is a thing called barrel distortion. It creates […]

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Living Room1 – Small IMG_6103 -SMALL
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Twilight Photography – Giving a home or business that extra pop….

Twilight photography is becoming increasingly popular with listing agents and small business owners.   Listing agents with higher end homes are particularly interested in giving such listings the extra “pop”  that only sunset or twilight shots can offer.

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Marketing Matters – Video slide shows for real estate listings…

Our MLS (the Hudson Gateway MLS)  allows agents to link to a video or virtual tour  to each of their listings. Truth be told, it really amazes  how few listings on the HGMLS  take advantage of this feature.  This is such a simple thing  that can really enhance a listing […]

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Leave the editing to me! The power of post-processing…

Having been a real estate agent for quite a number of years I know the true meaning of the words “a picture is worth a thousand words”.   As real estate has moved more and more online – those words are more important than ever.  If great photography can drive […]

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Family Room – ADJUSTED2 – Small Family Room – DARK – SMALL2
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