A good place to start is the
Encyclopedia. This is a good reference document that explains the
Any list of links about photography needs to begin with
flickr. This site is all about
images, not really about the details of how to take a picture, and not
really about real estate. There are 1,000's of high quality pictures, you
can learn a great deal about photography by surfing around this Website.
Digicam - A more technical approach. Includes tips and recommendations
about technique and equipment. This site is authored by a former real
Master. Step-by-step video tutorials (04/29/06)
Sams Book - Teach
Photoshop CS in 24 Hours
by Carla Rose
Easy Share -
low tech photo editing software. 1-800-235-6325 x12
Hewlett Packard (HP) - real estate photography.
Phil Hoover, a real estate agent in Boise, has used digital photography
technologies to create a powerful competitive advantage over his
competitors. "Despite being a relative newcomer to the Boise market, I
have built a deep level of name recognition," says Hoover. "I recently
had a seller who called all seven offices in our region to find me and
list his home with me."
Real Estate Signs
Splendid Source Staging:
"A recent study showed that one of the 4 top reasons a home does not sell is due
to a poor MLS photograph".
Virtual Imaging - the
subcontractor takes Denver MLS photo for $7. I called the telephone number
Tues 01/3106 at 10am - selected MLS Dept on the phone menu - on hold for 20
minutes and never did get to speak with anyone.
Realty Times article on "photo
DMOZ directory -
Photo Stitching - I recommend you do not use this - but if you want to stay
informed about your options, read this article. Examples of
interior shots stitched together.
Ken Rockwell - this
page is about interior photos. For those who want techno-geek, this site
is for you. There are some interesting examples - in particular using a
to make the
sky look better. List of
Popular Photography "how to" article. This is too techno-geek, but it
may give you some good ideas. The sub-head "In real estate, a great picture can be worth thousand$"
Digital Photography for Realtors -
Class on a CD - I don't
know if this is any good. If you try it let me know how it works out.
He does give an example of good photo / bad photo.
Ulead Software - inexpensive
($30) and comes with a good recommendation - I have not used it. I wonder
if it will crop at an angle.
Digital Photography Review
A short course in
choosing a digital camera - good reference. It includes a
Time - on-line shopping for digital cameras
Imaging Resource - on-line
shopping for digital cameras
Attention real estate agents - if you are interested in building your own
website, I recommend you take a look at
This site is a good introduction of what you need to know to get started.
There are many free options available. Lots of good advice here.
Attention real estate agents. If you want a first class Website - including the
Internet marketing - and want to pay someone to make it happen -- I recommend
Real Estate Webmasters.
You can check out some samples:
for your PDA