How to improve your real estate photography: 101

With Real Estate it’s location location location, and photography it’s all about lighting. Never have I seen that more poignantly illustrated than with these before and after shots, really great tips!

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Article 5Henri Cartier-Bresson, largely considered the father of photo jounalism once said, “Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.” If this were true, it might explain why so many Realtors’ pictures aren’t suitable to market their listings. Lets face it, taking great pictures is a lot harder than most people are willing like to admit. But moreover, the importance of having great pictures shouldn’t be understated, especially for real estate agents who rely on them as an important tool to communicate with clients.

So this month’s tutorial is about, what else, light! In photography, lighting makes all the difference in the world, so you should try and work with it, instead of against it. Pop quiz: what light makes for the best pictures? (1) Direct sunlight (2) An overcast sky (3) Or twilight? In order, the best answers would be 3, 2, 1.

If you said direct sunlight you’re not alone as this is what’s most intuitive, but this light causes all kinds…

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