Join Scott Hargis for an in-depth discussion in this video Taking the first basic shots on a real estate shoot, part of Learn Real Estate Photography: The Basics.
- So we're here in the bedroom wing of the house…and cool, we have the kids' bedroom here.…And we know that because of he cute bunk bed.…And let's get this window opened up, oh.…And interesting, there is like a view…of the trees and stuff across the street…but I'm pretty sure the camera will never see that…because we're gonna be shooting this from over here.…I'm actually looking at the stucco wall…of the neighbor's house and a tarp or something.…
It's not pretty.…There is, there is stuff out here…but to get that with the camera,…you wouldn't see the room.…The camera's gotta be over here…which ruins the view,…which is great news.…We don't need to show the view so I,…immediately I'm like cool,…I can overexpose this window a little bit.…We're gonna keep some,…I mean we're not gonna blow it out…to where you can't see detail in the curtains.…Fluff those up a little bit…and I'll probably leave the blinds in place.…So, we're not gonna let this thing just like melt.…That's sloppy but we don't need to be able…to see the texture in the stucco of the neighbor's 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