The IMAGE 52 – Maximize Your Profits II

By |2018-10-01T16:42:51+00:00December 12th, 2017|The Image|

We expect to see objects in photos appear as they would in real life. When objects in photos appear as they do in real life, all is right with the world and we can breathe easy. Join me, Ben Knorr for second IMAGE webinar in this series, Methods to Maximize Your Profit, as we talk about the importance of and how to quickly straighten your photos. Jim Blue, from BlueLava Media, will as join us and share the importance of straightening your photos as well as the methods he uses to make these [...]

The IMAGE 51 – Maximize Your Profits

By |2018-10-01T16:43:35+00:00December 12th, 2017|The Image|

As virtual tour photographers, we make our living off of photography and virtual tours. Like any business, when we sell our photography and virtual tours services, we need to make a profit. I am sure that most of us would like to make as much profit as we can. Well, don’t you? There are several factors that contribute to our profitability. We have photography equipment we need to maintain, computer equipment that we spend more time fixing than using, websites, internet services, business cards, forms, vehicles that need gas ($$$) and maintenance, our [...]

The IMAGE 50 – Death of the DSLR?

By |2018-10-01T16:44:05+00:00December 12th, 2017|The Image|

It’s the end of one year and the beginning of another. During this time we virtual tour providers often reflect on what has happened over the last year and look ahead to what the new year will bring…new ideas, new adventures, new opportunities, new challenges, and…New Technology. Our livelihood, our living, comes from virtual tour photography and videography. Cameras and camera equipment are essential to our businesses of as virtual tour photographers, and as we invest in our equipment it is always profitable to keep our eyes on the horizon and see where [...]

The IMAGE 49 – Powerful & Quick Photo Edits

By |2018-10-01T16:44:40+00:00September 25th, 2017|The Image, Uncategorized|

If you run a virtual tour company then I'm sure at some point in time you've had to edit real estate photos. Why not find a way to do that quicker, faster, easier, and yield better results. As professional photographers we work to create the best looking photos we can for our customers to help them market their properties and local businesses. With every virtual tour shoot, we incur something that requires us to edit our photos later be it a setting we missed on our camera, a lighting issue, or some other [...]

The IMAGE 48 – Photographers Best Friend!

By |2018-10-01T16:49:40+00:00September 14th, 2017|The Image, Videos|

 The virtual tour business does not allow for any wasted time. Especially when it comes down to shooting four to six real estate virtual tours a day. Don't you just love it when you find something that makes your life easier? It becomes some an integral part of your everyday life that you start to wonder how did I live without this device. Well, I have found one of those and I want to share it with you.This device is designed for every photographer, including Architectural, Panoramic, Portrait, Aerial/Elevated, Landscape, Wedding, Event, Nature, Sports, [...]

The IMAGE 47 – Quiet On the Set!

By |2018-10-12T10:06:16+00:00September 14th, 2017|The Image, Videos|

Quiet On The Set! When was the last time you watched a silent movie? I dare say for most of you it has been a long time, if ever. Sound plays a very important role in video. It helps to tell the story and bring the video to life. Imagine watching a movie with a massive explosion tearing apart buildings and throwing cars and debris thousands of feet in every direction… completely silent. Picture watching Niagara Falls and its six plus million cubic feet of water falling every minute without hearing the thunderous [...]

The IMAGE 46 – Lights, Camera, Action!

By |2018-10-01T16:53:42+00:00September 14th, 2017|The Image, Videos|

Lights, Camera, Action! Video, is a powerful tool, it touches the sense of sight in an exciting way by showing movement rather than insinuating it. Full Motion Video is a great way to experience things in motion such as waterfalls, waves, Gates opening, interviews, Realtor introductions, and the list goes on. So let’s delve into the world of Video. Many of you have DSLR cameras that have video capability. In this webinar, we discussed how to configure the settings of your camera for shooting great video. We talked about some basics if imaging, [...]

The IMAGE 45 – Learning Fusion

By |2018-10-12T09:54:37+00:00September 14th, 2017|Complimentary Webinars, The Image, Videos|

Are you brand new to RTV? Are you just starting to use RTV's Fusion virtual tour software system and would you like a little help navigating through the sea of marvelous features in this amazing virtual tour system? Either way, you should plan on attending this special training webinar event! In this webinar, we will talk about how to sign up a client, build a tour, and make sure you are setup to receive orders from our national accounts through Tour Track and most importantly how to take advantage of so many of [...]

The IMAGE 44 – PTGUI Features & Tripod Masking

By |2018-10-01T16:56:28+00:00September 14th, 2017|The Image, Videos|

The stitching software that we recommend is PTGUI. It is both Mac & PC compatible and will stitch several different types of panoramas including Cylindrical and Spherical pans. When you are creating your panoramas for your Fusion tours there are some things to keep in mind to make sure you have the best looking panoramas. Join me, Ben Knorr, as I show you how to work with panoramas that have low detail, how to straighten your panoramas for the best results, and 3 Simple Ways to mask your tripod out of the panorama. [...]

The IMAGE 43 – Fusion Advanced Features – Part 2

By |2018-10-12T09:54:12+00:00September 14th, 2017|Complimentary Webinars, The Image, Videos|

Fusion has a lot of fantastic features that make it the best virtual tour system on the market today. Out at the RTV Convention in Las Vegas, I taught a class on Advanced Fusion Features, showing everyone how to get more out of the Fusion system with the more advanced features. The theme for the RTV Convention this year is "All In". It speaks to the fact that we want you to immerse yourself into the Fusion system, to know all the different facets of the system and be able to use them [...]