Join Scott Hargis for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting the front exterior of a home in daylight, part of Learn Real Estate Photography: The Basics.
- All right.…We've packed up all the stuff.…It's all in the car save the camera and the tripod.…And we're ready to do that front exterior shot.…Last shot of the day.…And arguably it's the most important photo…we're gonna make.…When you think about it,…these real estate photos are almost always viewed as a set.…It's extremely rare that any one photo…is ever gonna be seen by itself.…But if there is one, this is the one it'll be, right?…This is the one that could end up on a post card.…If your client puts an ad in the newspaper,…this is probably the photograph that's gonna be used…in the newspaper.…
It's gonna be out separate from all the other pictures.…Even when it is viewed in the set,…it's very likely to be the very first photograph…in the collection.…The way people are buying houses these days,…it's like online dating.…They're playing hot or not.…They're sitting at the kitchen table in their jammies…and they're looking at pictures.…And if you don't grab them with the first picture,…man, they are on to the next house.…
In this course, architectural photographer Scott Hargis introduces the why and how behind real estate photography. Get tips for photographing the inside and outside of a home or commercial building, shooting bathrooms and kitchens, and getting great photos within strict time limits: 15 minutes, 5 minutes, or less than 60 seconds.
- Touring the inside and outside of a home
- Bringing the right gear
- Photographing bathrooms and kitchens
- Photographing rooms quickly
- Photographing exteriors
- Post-processing real estate photos