Matterport 3D Virtual Tours for Property Management

There are two excellent uses for the Matterport 3D Virtual Tours for a property manager. The first is the ability for interested parties to see the property online that is so realistic and accurate it’s […]

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The best reward for hard work is an unsolicited testimonial from a happy client.

“Marty! House sale completed. We are in at the new place in Cardiff. I wanted to thank you again. The pictures totally captivated the buyer. Especially the night pool shot as he was envisioning throwing […]

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Is .10 cents a square foot reasonable for a Matterport 3D Virtual Tour?

I am surprised at the relatively small number of real estate professionals who use the Matterport 3D Virtual Tour in promoting their listings. I suspect the current price of $375 has been a barrier for […]

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FAA expects to Beta-Test new system for Real-Time Drone Flight Approvals in mid June

There are only three reasons you would be interested in the new FAA Drone Flight Approval system that Southern California should see in June: 1. You are a drone pilot. 2. You are a real […]

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“I need the images today…”

A photographer’s goal is to shoot the image correctly in camera. Editing images (known as post production) frequently takes more time than the actual shoot. Sometimes we have to shoot under lighting conditions that aren’t […]

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Gallery Update

The most difficult choice in a Portfolio Gallery is which images to publish, and which images to leave out. I updated my Portfolio with images taken over the past twelve months. Although most of the […]

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What makes Cardiff so unique

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Berlin Streets

If you click on the button below the photo, you’ll see images I took today while on a tour with a professional photographer. Some of the images are of the wall, but most are taken […]

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Aix-in-Provence in the south of France


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Annecy is such a beautiful city…

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In a hurry to book a photographer? You don’t need to call me, you can book online

If you go to and click the yellow box Schedule an Appointment, you’ll be taken to my calender. You can book the date and time that works for you. You will get a text […]

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You can pay over $300 to get a floor plan, or you can get it free with a Matterport 3D Virtual Tour®

Pete Caspersen of Coldwell Banker Encinitas brought this to my attention today. When I shoot a Matterport 3D Virtual Tour® I provide the floor plan with room dimensions and square footage calculation for no additional […]

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Another reason to use Matterport 3D Virtual Tours®…

Matterport offers a schematic floor plan for properties that have the 3D Virtual Tour. The schematic automatically calculates room dimensions and property square footage. There is no reason to quote square footage from an unknown […]

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Schematic Floor Plans including square footage are now available through Matterport®

Matterport® 3D Virtual Tours now offers a schematic floor plan with the Virtual Tour.  The schematic includes interior room dimensions and the overall square footage! There is a $15.00 charge for the schematic. If I […]

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Blood Wolf Moon

Sunday, 20 Jan 21:14 Sunday, January 20th at 21:13

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San Diego Mission de Alcala

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Still Waters Farm, Shelton WA

Beavers regulate the height of the water Mark controls the level and amount of water on his land by monitoring the height of the beaver dam.

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Monday afternoon at Moonlight Beach

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Week 2 of the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas

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Early morning walk to Starbuck’s at La Costa Town Center


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Thank you Dr. James Bried

I normally limit the subject of my posts to issues related to photography. This post is an exception. A week ago today I had surgery tor a total hip replacement. Arthritis in my left hip […]

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Please note my new email address

A couple of weeks ago emails sent to started bouncing back. I have not been able to find the problem. Google says “Talk to GoDaddy” and GoDaddy says “Talk to Google”. It is faster […]

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Rare Mountaintop Property in San Marcos

Thanks to Cody Hutcherson of Coldwell Banker, I had the good fortune to handle the stills, drone and Matterport 3D Virtual Tour on this property situated in one of the highest points in north San […]

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