Real Estate Photography Tips Pt. 1–Florida Real Estate School
|How long has this one been listed for?|
|So, ummm, what exactly am I looking at here?|
images in their best light. The sun at lower angles has a warmer more pleasing
light and casts shadows that add depth and dimension to your photograph.
photographed in the morning with the rising sun (like the one above). Houses with a westerly facing facade are best shot in late afternoon. The most challenging shots are due north and south facades. For these shots, wait for a cloudy day or shoot in early evening and take advantage of the home’s exterior lighting to create an interesting mood.
|The impending storm in the background turns this home into a beacon of safety.|
harsh shadows. Instead, try setting up your camera on a tripod and using existing lights and a longer shutter speed. Another technique when flash is required is to bounce the flash off the ceiling (provided you are using an adjustable flash head). This diffused, reflected light fills the room in a more pleasing way.
counter tops, and remove most, if not all, of the homeowners “personal” decorations such as trophies, figurines, etc. Consider removing furniture such as occasional chairs or end tables from the shot to simplify the scene. Ash trays, TV remotes, dog toys, and nick-nacks have no place in professional real estate photos.
|Yes, even pigs count as clutter–get them out of the photos!|
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