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Real estate photography overview

From: Product Photography for E-Commerce

Video: Real estate photography overview

It's amazing when you sit with a professional and you learn about their world, and with Mary Pope-Handy, that's what I learned is I learned how to shoot real-estate photography better than I had before. Some of the things I learned: the curb appeal is one of the most important outside images. It's those that draw the buyers in. If you can try to substitute kind of the garage or showcase it less, think about that. The Full View of the house, very critically important. Particularly as you think about inside spaces like the kitchen, and where people live a lot.

Real estate photography overview

It's amazing when you sit with a professional and you learn about their world, and with Mary Pope-Handy, that's what I learned is I learned how to shoot real-estate photography better than I had before. Some of the things I learned: the curb appeal is one of the most important outside images. It's those that draw the buyers in. If you can try to substitute kind of the garage or showcase it less, think about that. The Full View of the house, very critically important. Particularly as you think about inside spaces like the kitchen, and where people live a lot.

Other things like height, depth, and color, how do you showcase the things that are really specific about a particular house and how do you get the shots? Try to replace some of those images if you were to walk through the house itself. Then lastly, the special features. Every house has them. How do you look for them? How do you find them? So, that the character of the place actually comes through. These are all super helpful and I have to thank Mary Pope-Handy for helping us, and walking us through better real-estate photography.

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Product Photography for E-Commerce

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  1. 1m 11s
    1. Introduction
      1m 11s
  2. 10m 6s
    1. Point-and-shoot photography
      4m 45s
    2. Digital SLRs and lenses
      3m 19s
    3. Additional equipment
      2m 2s
  3. 8m 54s
    1. Keeping it simple
      56s
    2. Angles, triangles, and cropping
      1m 4s
    3. Getting great close-ups using macro
      45s
    4. Adding context with backgrounds
      42s
    5. Using live models
      1m 29s
    6. Using diffused, natural light
      47s
    7. Turning off the flash
      29s
    8. Using a quick setup and tear down
      52s
    9. Shooting multiple images
      1m 5s
    10. Keeping it human
      45s
  4. 10m 44s
    1. You CAN do this!
      45s
    2. Build it yourself for $10
      6m 4s
    3. Build it yourself for $30
      1m 17s
    4. Using the EZCube ($100)
      2m 38s
  5. 5m 1s
    1. Equipment choices and price ranges
      2m 47s
    2. Positioning and assembly
      2m 14s
  6. 7m 28s
    1. Shooting like a trusted seller
      2m 20s
    2. Establishing trust with audio
      2m 25s
    3. Beyond the 360 view
      2m 43s
  7. 10m 29s
    1. Tips and tricks
      1m 41s
    2. Coins
      3m 9s
    3. Jewelry
      2m 31s
    4. Collectibles and toys
      3m 8s
  8. 15m 0s
    1. Clothing, shoes, and accessories
      10m 53s
    2. Glass and transparency
      4m 7s
  9. 21m 9s
    1. Shooting larger stuff
      4m 40s
    2. Real estate curb appeal
      3m 48s
    3. Living spaces
      4m 46s
    4. Panoramas
      1m 7s
    5. Kitchen spaces
      1m 45s
    6. Tall spaces
      2m 7s
    7. Special features
      1m 57s
    8. Real estate photography overview
      59s
  10. 16m 35s
    1. Cropping and adjusting
      4m 53s
    2. Retouching
      5m 10s
    3. Using your iPhone as a publishing platform
      6m 32s
  11. 13s
    1. Goodbye
      13s

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