Real Estate Photography can serve you in many ways. For the owner or the agent, it can help to sell or rent the property out. The designer or an architect could easily create or extend their portfolio. The business owner can improve the overall image of the company. In any case, exterior and interior photos help you thrive in the highly competitive market of real estate or creative business.
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Why Hire Real Estate Photographer
Nearly every person in Australia had to rent a place at some stage in their lives. You probably picked a handful of suburbs with a few dozens of potential properties and browsed through them. Then another few dozens next week. And yet one more week with yet new inspections. After a short while, you are unable to distinguish one from another – the text is pretty much the same. The only thing that can help the property to stand out is its presentation – photography portfolio. Even after a month, your brain will recognise the photo you have seen one day. Our mind works this way – using visual information. That is why photography, in general, is essential.
Ok, you need some photos, but do you need a photographer? The next few examples are worth a thousand words. Just like any other profession, there are hundreds of little details that non-pro person is not aware of. Straight walls, lighting, correct exposure, white balance, composition, distortion, editing.
Most of the time the buyers will research your property via the internet, so it becomes critical to present the property well. Your property needs a wow factor.
Before And After Real Estate Photos
Just a few examples.
Which side stands out and sells quicker?
Interior Photography Sydney
Obviously, the interior is the most essential part of your portfolio. That is why it is vital to get ready for the photography session. Think ahead, which items add to the composition and vibe and which you should get rid of. Declutter as much as possible and make it look airy and fresh. Put some little things like a flower pot on the coffee table, a travel book on the couch and a few towels on the bed. All small details summed together create the atmosphere you need to attract the client. A potential buyer must feel like being at home just by looking at the photo – that’s our common task.
Another critical factor is to communicate the overall feel you want to achieve to the photographer. Show the strong sides, which need to be shown in the best way and accented. Show the downsides that need to be played down.
We will work together to create perfectly composed photos that you and your clients will love.
In general, each room requires 3-4 photos. For those tiny or empty places, we can get away with two pictures. Sometimes it is a good idea to include an additional vertical photo, which will look great on mobile devices.Request Quote
In most cases, you will not need a lot of exterior photos. For regular apartments, the standard practice is to include just one exterior shot. You may need more for the house: general exterior, the pool, the yard. Optionally, the client may want another shot for the garage.
Real Estate Photography Types
Depending on the clients’ needs several kinds of photography could convey the spirit of the property. I’m going to elaborate on each of the styles and to give a piece of advice on when to choose a particular type.
Natural Look Real Estate Photography
Natural Light is the best light available for any kind of photography. So, we will aim for the most natural looking photos. The light outside during the day is much stronger than any light inside of the building. For this reason, the brighter parts of the picture, like windows, will look over-exposed or even white. To alleviate this issue, I create several photos and then blend them together for the most natural and inviting look. Alternatively, we could keep the windows over-exposed to hide or play down an unwanted view, like the brick wall. A few examples:
As I said, High Dynamic Range photos are created by blending two or more pictures so that there are no overly dark or completely white areas to the picture. HDR can look really nice if there is a beautiful view outside or if the windows are enormous. Our eye can adjust to the ever-changing lighting levels much quicker and better than any camera. As for the dynamic range (the ratio between the black and white), the human eye is far superior to any device. Hence we need some additional technology to compensate for the camera’s imperfection.
Twilight Real Estate Photography
Twilight photography for real estate is considered the prime service. There is, of course, a reason – with all lights on and with a colourful sky in the background, your house and the pool will look at least double price. The house instantly gains a resort-style vibe, rouses all those dreams of the luxurious life with the glass of wine by the pool and such. However, I must admit that there is not much reason to do twilight or sunrise photography for the apartment exterior. The reasons for such properties could be if you’ve got an amazing outside view or you want extra warmth shining through the windows during the golden hour. The difficulty with the mentioned kind of photography is the short period of twilight and requires good timing and planning skills. A professional real estate photographer will help you get these photos done right. Typically, we need 3-5 twilight photos in addition to the main package.
What You Get
As a result of the order, you get:
- An agreed amount of photos, including the overview shot and atmospheric details.
- Quick turnaround – I typically deliver on the same night unless the photo shoot finished after 6 pm.
- Sky swaps, fireplace replacement upon request (except minimal packages).
- A download link with large and web sizes.
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