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Key Things You Can Do That Factor Into Business Growth With Happy Clients

Being a professional real estate photographer is not only about providing awesome home photos. A business needs to be run professionally and clients need to be treated appropriately. Customer service goes a long way in helping your business grow and keeping happy clients on your list means you’ll continue to have work. […]

By | 2017-10-25T18:37:28+00:00 July 15th, 2014|General Info|5 Comments

Work-Life Balance and Handling Company Growth

It’s hard (especially when first starting a real estate photography business) to not devote 100% of your time to your business. But as you grow and become successful, you may need to look at what direction you want to take your business. Your happiness is important, and for some people that means growing their business into the biggest entity possible. For others, they realize they don’t have to create a huge business to be happy. […]

By | 2017-10-25T18:37:28+00:00 June 24th, 2014|General Info|1 Comment

Branding Your Business Through Web, Print and More

Branding is important. That’s why McDonald’s spends hours at photo shoots with a food stylist and photographer, just for a simple photo of a big mac! Let’s be honest, would you buy the burger pictured at the top of the article? Probably not. Branding is important because your brand is what most Realtors will see when hiring you for a shoot. […]

By | 2017-10-25T18:37:33+00:00 December 4th, 2013|General Info|5 Comments

Backup Plans Are Important for Real Estate Photographers

Do you have a backup plan? Working with expensive electronics, real estate photographers need to be aware of the potential for something to go wrong. And when something does go wrong, how will you get by without disrupting your work schedule? […]

By | 2017-10-25T18:37:34+00:00 November 6th, 2013|General Info|0 Comments

What Is Real Estate Photography

It's important we are all on the same page when discussing real estate photography. For the sake of this website, real estate photography is when we create photos for a property listing that a real estate agent is going to sell on the housing market. In other words, we are creating photos that will be placed on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service). So What's The Big Deal?! Creativity. As photographers, especially if you have done portrait work or weddings, we tend to become very attached to our images. We like to produce a work of art that the client will fall in love with and cherish as a memory forever. This site first and foremost focuses on running a real estate photography business. A business that is detached from most of the artistic freedom you enjoy with other forms of photography. The photos you take of properties are meant to last a couple of days and although they will be phenomenal, we need to remember that we are providing a service for a fast-paced industry and our photos are temporary. Oh, and they are already late - you were supposed to have them completed yesterday. (After all, you are expecting your photos will be the main reason that property just went under contract in less than 48 hours...right?) Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying the resulting photos aren't valuable and aren't worth a price. We ARE going to be providing a service and getting paid for said service. However we need to relax a bit on the artistic aspect and instead treat real estate photography as a business where we minimize subjectivity and concentrate on producing a product that can be duplicated [...]

By | 2017-10-25T18:37:35+00:00 October 7th, 2013|General Info|17 Comments