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How to get more commercial photography shoots

In Real estate photography marketing by Build A Photography Business

I’ve heard want to be doing more photo shoots for architects, builders, hotels and more, but you’re not real sure what you should be doing to get those jobs. Over the last few weeks I’ve been running multiple training sessions for photographers on what they need to have in place to be considered for that high-end work, and we’ve spent …

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Real estate photographers: Is this holding you back?

In Real estate photography marketing by Build A Photography Business

A lot of architectural and real estate photographers struggle with trying to get things done when it comes to marketing and raising prices, to name just two. What is it that is holding these photographers back? They know what they should be doing: – more marketing – more content on their website – higher prices – better photography gigs for architects, …

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Remove rain from a photo with Photoshop

In Real estate photography: Photoshop tips by Build A Photography Business

How do you remove rain from a photo using Photoshop? Maybe you’re a real estate photographer or a commercial photographer, and you need to take an exterior photo of a building and on the day of the shoot it’s raining. Do you have to reschedule? Perhaps, but not necessarily. In this video I’ll show you what you can do to …

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What can photographers learn from the Olympics?

In Real estate photography marketing by Build A Photography Business

What can photographers learn from the Olympics? There’s obviously a lot to be learned when it comes to business operations and professionalism, but in this video I talk about three things athletes do that photographers can apply in their photography business. If you apply all three of these, it’s absolutely going to make a big difference to the success of …

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Behind the scenes of a photography training site

In Real estate photography - business management, Real estate photography marketing by Build A Photography Business

Would you like to take a look behind the scenes at my training and coaching program for real estate photographers? This is the exact program that over 30 photographers in Australia, the USA, Canada, England and Europe are currently using to attract more clients and become better photographers. It’s where I have over 90 training modules on photography, marketing, quote …

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How to find balance in your photography business

In Real estate photography - business management, Real estate photography marketing by Build A Photography Business

In this video I talk about the importance of finding balance in your real estate photography business. Let’s imagine that a graph represents the different departments in your business. So you’ve got photography, and marketing, and financials, and time management, and your online presence. If you were to plot your skills or your degree of control for each of these departments, …

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8 questions from real estate photographers

In Real estate photography tutorials by Build A Photography Business

Last week I asked real estate photographers to send me their questions, and here are 8 questions that really stood out and I answer them in the video below: “What is the difference between full and crop sensor when it comes to quality of the images? I know that the lens I choose has a lot to do with it also, but …

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Photoshop CC: Select and Mask tool for sky replacements

In Real estate photography tutorials, Real estate photography: Photoshop tips by Build A Photography Business

The Photoshop CC “Select and Mask” tool for sky replacements in real estate photography – does it work well, and how long does it take to replace a sky? In this video I go through three different exterior shots replacing the sky using the new “Select and Mask” tool from Photoshop CC. This tool was only released a few days …

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Real estate photography pricing

In Real estate photography pricing by Build A Photography Business

As a real estate photographer, how do you set your prices? What do you need to consider when you’re first getting started in real estate photography, or when you are reviewing your current pricing structure? Here’s what we cover in this post (click on these links to jump to that section): Here’s why your photography pricing is so important How …

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11 real estate photographer websites reviewed

In Real estate photography marketing by Build A Photography Business

Last week I asked for real estate photographers around the world to submit their website for a review. In this video I review 11 real estate photographer websites, and we’re going to do that based around five criteria: 1. As a first time visitor to the site, is it clear that they do real estate photography? I’ve seen thousands of real estate …

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4 reasons why agents aren’t hiring you as their real estate photographer

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Are you a real estate photographer looking for some marketing tips? I’ve got 4 reasons why real estate agents aren’t hiring you as their real estate photographer. Now, there are more reasons than this, but these are 4 common ones, and I think if you can get these sorted out, then you WILL have more work coming in. If you’d …

How to keep your real estate photography clients

In Real estate photography marketing by Build A Photography Business

What is one of the best things you can do to keep your clients coming back to you? One of the great things about real estate photography is the high volume of repeat business. When you get a client who likes what you do, they keep coming back over and over again, and that can easily mean one client is …

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When to outsource your photo editing

In Real estate photography pricing by Build A Photography Business

As a real estate photographer, when should you outsource your photo editing? Click play on this YouTube video to find out if it’s right for you or not: Click here to download the PDF worksheet that will help you determine when to outsource your photo editing. In the above video I walk you through this PDF worksheet that I’ve designed for you …

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Real estate photography and how to be successful

In Real estate photography - business management, Real estate photography marketing by Build A Photography Business

Do you know why so many photographers are not as successful as they should be? In this video I’ll share something with you that I know you’re going to find helpful once you understand what it means for you if you want to be a successful real estate photographer: You see, a lot of photographers try and make small improvements to …

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Real estate photography pricing: an interview with an expert

In Real estate photography pricing by Build A Photography Business

In our group coaching call last week we had a pricing expert join us to answer questions from the photographers about real estate photography pricing, and it was great! In the video below I run through some of the questions we covered. One thing our expert said that I thought was helpful was this: “If customers are saying nothing about your real …