Real Estate Photography

Twilight Photography adds a twist to winter real estate photography…

Twilight Photography adds a twist to winter real estate photography…

Let’s face it, taking exterior shots of homes and condo complexes for real estate photography is  challenge during the winter months. The trees are bare, if there isn’t a fresh coat of snow on the ground, you are stuck with grass that is a pure excuse for green, nothing is […]

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Real estate photography – twilight photography during the holidays…

This is my latest installment of “Sights Of The Season” – even if it is a bit of a cheat….It was just the other day that I got a call  from a client requesting twilight photographs of a listed home.  This is the first time I’ve worked with twilight photography […]

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155 Barton9 – small 155 Barton1-small 155 Barton9a-Small
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Photographing Bathrooms – Mirrors, reflections, and flash – oh my!

NOTE:  SPECIAL PHOTO-TUTORING OFFER FOR AGENTS AT THE END OF THIS POST: In a previous tutorial – I wrote mostly about post-processing and photographing a living room.  This time I am writing about photographing a typical bathroom of the pre and post-war periods.  (The more palatial bathrooms that are typical […]

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Bath – ShowerCurtain-FIRST Attempt Campus – Bath1e – Final Version
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Neighborhood Bling – Great neighborhood or downtown photography is a “must” for real estate agents…

Home buyers want pictures, pictures, pictures.  Not just of the house they are buying but of the entire area they are thinking of moving into.  Neighborhood photos are not only informative for the buyer, they can help brand the agent.   If you want to be associated with a city […]

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Downtown Church County Office Building
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Before & After – Post-Processing in Real Estate Photography…

Very often I run into real estate agents who just can’t wrap their heads around why good photography has to “cost so much”.  After all, you just show up and take a bunch of pictures, download them, throw them into email or dropbox and you are done!  Zip, dang, do! […]

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LR – 1 Franklin – Edited3 – Small:After LR – 1 Franklin – Unedited – Small:Before
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The view from the front porch….

The view from the front porch….

Porches can help sell homes.  This year I had several homes with impressive porches to photograph.  I see a lot of agents attempting to photograph porches and they almost always try to capture the porch from the street level as part of the money shot of the house, with perhaps […]

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Real Estate Photography – the importance of neighborhood character…

Real Estate Photography – the importance of neighborhood character…

Today’s home buyers are very thirsty for information.  Above all else, they want photos. Photos,  photos and more photos.  But they don’t just want photos of the home in question, they want more.   They want to learn about the neighborhood.  Neighborhoods can make or break a deal and if […]

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Real Estate Photography – slide shows & video – less is more…

I’m sure that every agent worth their license has been hearing that good photography helps to sell a home.  This, I know to be true as someone who was a real estate agent before morphing into a photographer.   Buyers pour over photographs and will reject a perfectly suited home […]

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Photographing outdoor spaces in NYC

Photographing outdoor spaces in NYC

I was in NYC meeting a friend that had just moved back from Europe.  She was renting an apartment on the upper west side and was just in fact moving in.  The unit that she moved into actually had outdoor space.  Granted you had to go out through a low […]

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Let older homes be older homes…

Let older homes be older homes…

Last week I had the privilege of photographing a  charming home in lower  Dutchess County.  The home was approximately 200 years old and had a charm all its own.  The photo above is of one of the bedrooms.  I picked it for this blog because it shows the wide plank […]

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