5 Tips for Shooting Real Estate Listings & Vacation Rentals

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I’ve growled at my clients for putting up pictures that don’t compliment their marketing or design. Most times their response is “I was in a hurry!” And I completely understand it. In Real Estate, when you have a new listing you want, no, you NEED to tell the world ASAP. So you do what we all do, take quick phone snaps for content to use on your social media.

What’s wrong with that?

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Mommy confessions #2: I can’t look in the mirror

20161230_070024The most embarrassing post I’ve ever written.

Mommy confession #2: I hate my postpartum body.

Last summer I was as pregnant as can be flaunting an itsy bitsy black bikini at the pool. I remember the day Joe bought it for me and boy I couldn’t wait to put it on. Proud as ever of my 8 months very pregnant baby bump and the bodacious body that came along with it, I felt amazing and gorgeous and I knew I glowed and I couldn’t wait to flaunt my new bikini ready body. And I did. And people stared. And I didn’t care because I was loving my skin and the beauty behind growing life within me. With my white pool dress and my movie star glasses I wobbled onto that pool deck like it was a fashion week runway. My confidence was at an all time high. And I took great pleasure in it.

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Show and Tell: Before & After Bushwick Apartment

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For this project I was commissioned  by the owners of a 2 family unit in Bushwick Brooklyn, NY. The renovation consisted of 2 apartments and they created open, sunny, airy spaces with beautiful hardwood floors and sleek white kitchens and bathrooms.

 

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Mommy Confession #1

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Mommy Confession #1: Sometimes, when the baby is sleeping, and I’m up and about doing household things, I have a mini panic attack, for like 3 seconds, because I remember that there’s a NEW HUMAN in the house and I am responsible for him, and I have to help teach him all these things, and I have to show him the ropes, and I have to nurture him and protect him. Thats the part that scares me the most… protecting him. How?

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Baby Update: Breastfed Babies aren’t light weight

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    This was #BabyDom ‘s reaction after finding out he is a whopping 12 lbs 9oz.😁😁😁 Our little guy is only 7 weeks old and already proving that exclusively #breastfed babies aren’t light weight.  

 

 

 

 

 

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He is HERE! Baby Announcement

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So much to write about. So much to share.

But for now, I will leave this right here for your smiling pleasure.

Dominic Maximus
September 26, 2016
1:35 pm
6 pounds 1 ounce
19 inches

 

JUST PHOTOGRAPHED! Talented Designer Designs Space from Across the Country – And I Photographed It!

A few weeks ago, I had the special treat of photographing a space designed by Jacqueline Palmer owner of A Design Lifestyle. Since then, she was featured on Houzz and Thumbtack highlighting her business and her design of an apartment space in Harlem, NY.  Her story is inspiring and I feel lucky to have had at least a tiny part in it. Check out her features in the links below and a few of the images I took after the jump:

A letter to my Sister: Thank you

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So the time has come for me to let you go and continue on with your journey and I don’t even know where to begin.

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