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At least that’s what this article says. SOURCE ARTICLEWhen I read this article, my first reaction was - these are the kind of negative articles that are perpetuating the problem. They’re the doom-and-gloom people. The naysayers. They’re part of the cause, not part of the solution.But then I wonde...
02/13/2009
I’ve seen various articles, tutorials, and blog posts on how to fix or replace a blown-out sky. So, this topic is nothing new. However, this may be the fastest way there is to do it. And it can be done without any magic wands, layer masks, extraction tools, or even any pictures of a sky. All in l...
12/31/2008
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Admit it. We’ve all taken those bad photos where the white-balance was off, the exposure was wrong, things were crooked, something was in the shot you didn’t see, or whatever. Bottom line – they just weren’t very good.But too often those photos just end up being deleted. Or, worse yet, the actual...
12/06/2008
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11/26/2008
My son was playing around with my new camera, and was taking sunset shots when the sun was almost gone and getting very dark out. He left something in Automatic mode, and the camera over-exposed everything to the point that it looked like the middle of day. He was a bit disappointed at the result...
11/16/2008
This post has absolutely nothing to do with real estate. So forgive me for that, but I just had to share this.I grew up in a family of aerobatic pilots. My father flew stunts, all his uncles flew stunts, nephews, cousins, everybody I think. In fact, two of my uncles were national aerobatic champi...
10/29/2008
When shooting real estate photography, a good rule-of-thumb is to keep your verticals straight up and down. In other words, you typically don’t want things slanting in (or out) at the top, or the bottom. You want them, well…vertical. Oftentimes, this can be controlled by just making sure your cam...
08/25/2008
  Yesterday, I was on the phone with one of the users of CPG Tours. And in the course of our conversation, she mentioned how she is creating a “We’ve Moved” virtual tour for all her clients.   Once she creates a virtual tour of the home they bought, she then sends them a link to the tour, which ...
08/19/2008
  I’ve seen a zillion blogs about whether or not to use a professional photographer. And more times than not, the consensus isn’t about whether or not a true professional takes better photos, it’s about justifying the added expense. On one side it’s things like: Can’t afford it. It’s fine for hig...
07/02/2008
Okay, okay. I know this has nothing to do with real estate, but these chalk drawings are very cool. And they’re whole lot more difficult than they might seem. I believe they were all done by a person named Julian Beever. There were too many of them to post them all here, so I quickly threw them i...
06/04/2008
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