Real Estate Photography

I began working in the Real Estate market because I feel there is an important need for high-quality pictures as marketing tools for Realtors, Investors, Property Management companies, and individual property owners.

Follow these tips to prepare your your home for the best Real Estate pictures possible First Impression Counts

General: For all areas in the home
  • Clean whole house - vacuum, mop, clean countertops, dust, clean windows, clean tubs, sinks, and shower
  • Replace all burned out lightbulbs, turn overhead lights and lamps on, straighten lampshades, turn ceiling fans off
  • Open blinds/curtains to let in outside light - Hide all exposed power cords/wiring
  • Turn all televisions and computer screens off - Remove all garbage cans

Exterior: Online curb appeal is usually the first picture buyers see
  • Close garage doors
  • Remove cars from driveaway and front of home
  • Clean up landscaping (mow-trim shrubs-clear leaves)
  • Remove empty planters - visible water hoses - garbage cans - children toys

Backyard: Should have a relaxing feel
  • Clean porch, tidy up outdoor tables/chairs/cushion
  • Clear out all kids toys
  • Clean pool, remove pool cleaning supplies

Kitchen: Is the focal point, needs attention to every detail
  • Clear outside of refrigerator of magnets, papers, photos, etc.
  • Clean all major appliances the refrigerator, stove, range hood, dishwasher
  • Clean countertops of clutter
  • Remove dishes from sink, put in dishwasher

Dining Room: All Buyers to imagine a nice family meal
  • Clean table, dust, and polish table top
  • Feature one centerpiece
  • Straighten all chairs and space them evenly

Living/Family Room: Space to enjoy family time
  • Remove stacks of magazines, papers, mail, etc.
  • Remove kids toys
  • Declutter fireplace mantel/hearth
  • Fluff and arrange furniture pillows

Bedrooms: A good night's rest recharges the body and mind
  • Make all beds including decorative shams and pillows
  • Clear nightstands of all personal items
  • Remove all clutter from top of dressors

Bathrooms: Spa-like
  • Clear countertops of personal items
  • Put toilet seat down
  • Remove shampoo, soap, etc. from shower and tubs
  • Put out fresh towels

Pets: Pets are so loving...
  • Place food/water bowls, pet bed/toys in closet
  • Clear backyard of pet waste/toys

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My Camera Bag: Canon Professional Cameras, Misc. lenses including wide angle, Canon flashes, tripod