• April 5, 2019

    Brand Promotion 101: The Importance of High-Quality Product Videos on Your Website (With 5 Examples)

    When it comes to promoting your brand, you have to do more than rant and rave about all the features your product or service provides. That’s just not a winning formula. Instead, you have to emphasize the benefits you provide for consumers. Not only this, but your videos have to […]

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  • April 3, 2019

    The DJI Mavic Pro 2 – The Best Drone on the Market?

    It’s always tough to pick a best of anything.  What is “best” is a moving target at best – and at worst it’s highly subjective.  This year there is a star that is shining so bright in the drone world that it’s very hard to ignore.  That star is the […]

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  • April 2, 2019

    Creating an Immersive Website with Homepage Videos (Why it Works and Why You Should Do it Too)

    Today, every business has a solid website. Small or big, B2B or B2C, Products or Services. No matter who they are, you can bet their website is top notch. After all, these days, everything is online. It’s all about convenience. That’s what consumers want. So, how can you make sure […]

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  • March 29, 2019

    Grand Opening Guide: Ideas, Goals, and Budget Planning to Leave a Lasting Impression

    So, after months, maybe even years, of hard work, you’re finally ready for your business’s grand opening. At times, it may have felt like this day would never arrive. But you didn’t give up and pressed on. Now, the truly hard part begins. You have to throw open the doors […]

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  • March 21, 2019

    The Best Interior Designers in Minneapolis in 2019 (7 Examples of Their Work)

    Whether you’re in a restaurant, home, or apartment, when you’re in Minneapolis, you’re bound to come across some fantastic interior design layouts. This area is home to some extremely talented and creative interior design teams. At Teskey Mediaworks, we are fortunate enough to work with some of these agencies in […]

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  • March 19, 2019

    Video Marketing Trends: Are Your Visual Brand Assets Are Up to Date?

    Video marketing is all the rage these days. In fact, Cisco has projected that more than 80% of all internet traffic will be video by 2021. Yeah, “holy crap” is right. This begs the question: Are you doing enough to stay up to date with your competitors who are also […]

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  • February 26, 2019

    How Great Photos Can Help Sell Your Luxury Home Fast

    Luxury homes aren’t the same as normal homes. There are so many factors that differentiate them from even a large upscale suburban home that it takes extra effort and specialized skills to properly produce imagery that will do it justice.   One clear example that comes to mind is the […]

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  • February 26, 2019

    Differentiating Your Apartment Complex with Drone Footage to Stand Out Among Competitors

    Traditionally, an apartment complex was primarily about the apartment itself with perhaps a token swimming pool and swing set. It’s no secret that during the last ten years focus has shifted from what’s inside the apartment to what’s outside the apartment. Today’s apartment complexes that are located in amazing locations […]

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  • February 19, 2019

    When to Update Your Visual Content for Your Brand and How Drone Footage Can Help

    Whether you just created a new website or have been riding steady with one for a while now, everyone can benefit from a slight alteration or even complete overhaul of their visual content. However, you want to make sure that you get your values worth of your current visuals on […]

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  • January 21, 2019

    How to Improve Your Google Listing With Interior and Exterior Shots

    If you’re leading the marketing and communication efforts for a business, it’s important that you utilize all the resources you have available to you… especially the ones that are free. The Google My Business is a free service that provides many benefits. However, it’s important that you take the time […]

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  • January 16, 2019

    5 Benefits of Using Videos on Your Website (With 7 Examples)

    Clearly Deliver Your Message The front page of your website is a fantastic place to put a video. Because the homepage is where most people will have their first interaction with your brand, you want to make an immediate impression. Whereas with a homepage full of words may feel overwhelming […]

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  • January 16, 2019

    Drone Laws in Minnesota: What You Need to Know Before Taking to the Skies

    With the rise of drones recently, both for recreational and commercial use, you’d imagine that state and local governments would be enforcing some types of rules and regulations when it comes to flying these drones. And you’d be right! Today, we’re going to talk about some of the drone laws […]

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  • January 11, 2019

    How to Control Lighting Conditions to Create Stunning Interior Photos

    The lighting is one of the most challenging aspects of getting quality interior architectural photos. In a studio with controlled lighting, the amount and color of a light is consistent and predictable. In a home – it’s anything but consistent. There are four major lighting concerns when photographing interior scenes. […]

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  • January 7, 2019

    How to Use Drone Footage to Promote Your Commercial Property (Set Yourself Apart With Stunning Visuals)

    These days, it seems as though beautiful commercial properties with modern architecture are popping up left and right. Because of this, it can be difficult to differentiate your property, whether it’s a retail store, hotel, restaurants, or apartment complex, from that of your competitors. However, one of effective way you […]

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  • December 28, 2018

    Preparing Your Luxury Home Interior for a Professional Photo Shoot (Tips and Tricks)

    Whether you want to show off a new interior design or are looking to sell your property and need to create some fantastic photos to help you get your home off the market, how you set your home up will be a big factor in the success of the photo […]

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  • December 21, 2018

    Best Lenses for Interior Commercial Photography (the Ultimate Camera Lens Guide)

    Today, in the world of photography, there are almost too many lenses to choose from. Luckily, not every lens is created the same. Some are great for one activity, while not so stellar in other environments. When it comes to interior shots, there is a wide selection of available options […]

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    February 13, 2018

    Architectural vs. Real Estate Photography – What’s the difference?

    Architectural photography and real estate photography have a lot in common at first glance.  They aren’t actually as similar as they would appear once they are placed side-by-side.  Over the years, we’ve done a lot of both – so let’s compare and contrast both styles.  We’ll start with the goals […]

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  • January 22, 2018

    Featured on fullhomeliving.com!

    It’s always awesome to have my work featured on interior design sites.  Recently, we were contacted by fullhomeliving.com about using one of my images on a feature article about home offices with corner desks.  The image that they picked was one that we made a couple of years ago while […]

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  • January 12, 2018

    Idealized Natural

    Warning!  This is going to be a rather opinionated article – because it’s a topic I’m passionate about. As a prelude to this op-ed on photography style, I’ll start by saying there is a lot of different ways to be right in photography.  A lot of those different ways are […]

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  • January 11, 2018

    Why is 4K the Way?

    What’s 4K?  It’s the current trend for ultra high-definition video, also known as 4K UHD.  4K UHD typically has a resolution of 3840×2160 which is 4x as large as 1080p HD.  Aside from high end monitors and new TVs, most don’t view content in 4K (yet!).  YouTube hosts and delivers […]

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  • Prior Lake Island Aerial
    December 15, 2017

    How High Will It Go?

    We get that question on virtually every aerial project – and the answer is complicated! Officially, the answer is 400 feet above ground level OR the tallest structure around. That means I could fly up to 1200′ if I was above an 800′ structure! In reality – the aircraft will […]

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  • June 17, 2011

    My Art Hangs in Some of the Finest Homes in Town

    Prior to being a full-time architectural photographer, I spent some time learning landscape photography.  I was blessed enough to learn from one of the best – Jon Cornforth.  I went to some amazing places and shot some gorgeous images.  I even did art shows at the Mill City gallery and […]

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  • April 29, 2011

    Commercial Studio Photography

    Last month, Judd Sather from Studio J contacted me about photographing his spectacular new 5400 square foot studio in downtown Stillwater.  Judd took over this space at the start of the year and put a ton of effort into turning it into a premier destination for wedding and portrait photography […]

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  • March 30, 2011

    Preparing for Architectural Photography

    Getting a home ready for photographing is as important as the photography itself.  The process that I use for capturing and emphasizing all of the beauty in the room also can show off any flaw.  Therefore, it’s critical to prepare and everything to look perfect when I arrive to shoot […]

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  • March 23, 2011

    Don’t Skimp on Photography!

    Here’s an article that came from a bunch of sources.. but it’s so important that I had to repost it here. Jack Cotton, a luxury real estate marketing expert, recently wrote a blog post called “How Far Would You Go For the Perfect Listing Picture?“.  The entire post centered on […]

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  • March 15, 2011

    The Heart of the Home

    This old adage is true in many ways.. besides being one of the primary work spaces, it ends up being one of the primary gathering spaces in a home.  I can’t count the number of times that I’ve seen everyone at a party packed tightly into the kitchen leaving the […]

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    March 10, 2011

    One Eighth of Your Life

    The featured room this week is the one room in a house where most people spend approximately one-eighth of their life.   It’s a room that is a private sanctuary not often shared with guests and visitors.  The room I’m talking about is, of course.. The Master Bedroom The master bedroom […]

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  • February 28, 2011

    The Smallest Rooms in the House

    Discovery Channel does Shark Week.. Mark Teskey Architecture is proud to feature: BATHROOM WEEK! Bathrooms are easily the toughest room in the house to feature.  When you’ve got a palatial marble palace like the bathroom shown above, it’s fairly easy.  Most homes don’t have water closets that are quite this […]

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  • January 24, 2011

    It’s All About the Light

    One of the biggest challenges with photographing interiors is taming the light.  There is a massive difference in light levels around a home – especially near large picture windows.  Even with the windows wide open, the interior is so much darker than the exterior that it is very difficult to […]

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  • January 6, 2011

    Architectural Photography vs. Real Estate Photography

    Unknown to many – even many in the industry – there are two distinct styles of photographing a property.  The two styles (as you can guess by the title) are: Architectural photography and Real Estate photography.  Both have a purpose and a market – but it is important to understand […]

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