They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and when it comes to real estate photos this is true. Afterall, with so many real estate buyers starting their search for a new home online, the real estate photos act as the first impression. Real estate photos are not just an accessory or an afterthought, they’re a main sales tool.
This means they need to be done right.
Top Do’s and Don’ts of Real Estate Photography
- DO remove the clutter.
- DO stage the home.
- DON’T keep the blinds closed
- DO hire a professional
- DON’T try and take the photos yourself.
- Do show a space from its best angle
- Don’t limit yourself
- Do shoot both exterior and interior shots
- DO plan ahead
Quality counts. Shooting commercial and residential real estate pictures is more difficult than it might look. Space constraints, lighting and angles all come into play. The best features a home can come alive in a professional photograph. And that’s the goal, right?
Whether a building, a home or interior space, real estate photos help sell. They can help get buyers through the door. But, when done incorrectly they can also turn buyers away. The number one DO when it comes to real estate photographs is to hire an experienced professional to do it for you.
For real estate photography in the Boston area, look to Nikki Cole.