Post Tagged with: "Real Estate Photography"

Marketing Matters – Video slide shows for real estate listings…

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…

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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Twilight Photography adds a twist to winter real estate photography…

Twilight Photography adds a twist to winter real estate photography…

Let’s face it, taking exterior shots of homes and condo complexes for real estate photography is  challenge during the winter months. The trees are bare, if there isn’t a fresh coat of snow on the ground, you are stuck with grass that is a pure excuse for green, nothing is […]

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Real estate photography  – twilight photography during the holidays…

Real estate photography – twilight photography during the holidays…

This is my latest installment of “Sights Of The Season” – even if it is a bit of a cheat….It was just the other day that I got a call  from a client requesting twilight photographs of a listed home.  This is the first time I’ve worked with twilight photography […]

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Photographing Bathrooms – Mirrors, reflections, and flash – oh my!

Photographing Bathrooms – Mirrors, reflections, and flash – oh my!

NOTE:  SPECIAL PHOTO-TUTORING OFFER FOR AGENTS AT THE END OF THIS POST: In a previous tutorial – I wrote mostly about post-processing and photographing a living room.  This time I am writing about photographing a typical bathroom of the pre and post-war periods.  (The more palatial bathrooms that are typical […]

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Neighborhood Bling – Great neighborhood or downtown photography is a “must” for real estate agents…

Neighborhood Bling – Great neighborhood or downtown photography is a “must” for real estate agents…

Home buyers want pictures, pictures, pictures.  Not just of the house they are buying but of the entire area they are thinking of moving into.  Neighborhood photos are not only informative for the buyer, they can help brand the agent.   If you want to be associated with a city […]

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Fall Fire on the Tarrytown Lakes – November

Fall Fire on the Tarrytown Lakes – November

Fall color lasts for such a short time. While it lasts, its vivid and changes the entire landscape into a canopy of glorious color.   I’ve been told by friends who have  lived in the northeast that this is this season, short as it may be,  that they miss the […]

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Before & After – Post-Processing in Real Estate Photography…

Before & After – Post-Processing in Real Estate Photography…

Very often I run into real estate agents who just can’t wrap their heads around why good photography has to “cost so much”.  After all, you just show up and take a bunch of pictures, download them, throw them into email or dropbox and you are done!  Zip, dang, do! […]

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The view from the front porch….

The view from the front porch….

Porches can help sell homes.  This year I had several homes with impressive porches to photograph.  I see a lot of agents attempting to photograph porches and they almost always try to capture the porch from the street level as part of the money shot of the house, with perhaps […]

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Real Estate Photography – the importance of neighborhood character…

Real Estate Photography – the importance of neighborhood character…

Today’s home buyers are very thirsty for information.  Above all else, they want photos. Photos,  photos and more photos.  But they don’t just want photos of the home in question, they want more.   They want to learn about the neighborhood.  Neighborhoods can make or break a deal and if […]

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