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Real Estate Photography Tips for Different Types of Properties

Real Estate Agent with Better Living Real Estate, LLC 9152684

Hey there, fellow shutterbugs and real estate enthusiasts!

Are you ready to take your real estate photography to the next level? Whether you’re snapping shots of cozy cottages or capturing the essence of expansive commercial spaces, I’ve got some hot tips to make your photos pop and your listings shine.

Homes with a Heart

For those charming residential homes, the key is to capture the warmth. Use natural light to your advantage, and don’t shy away from those golden hour glows. Stage the scene to feel lived-in but not cluttered—think fresh flowers and a fruit bowl on the kitchen counter.

Apartment Appeal

Apartments can be tricky with their often limited space. Here’s a pro tip: use a wide-angle lens to get more of the room in the frame, but avoid going too wide to prevent distortion. And remember, vertical lines are your friends—keep them straight to maintain that professional look.

Commercial Spaces with Character

Commercial properties demand a different approach. Highlight the functionality of the space and its potential for future businesses. If it’s an office, showcase those open workspaces and meeting areas. For retail, focus on the flow of the store layout.

The Great Outdoors

Don’t forget the exterior! The outside of a property is just as important as the inside. Capture the building’s facade with clear skies and maybe even a sunset to back it up. Landscaping matters, so wait for that perfect day when the garden is in full bloom.

Remember, a picture is worth a thousand words, but a great real estate photo is priceless. Let’s capture the beauty and potential of every property, one snapshot at a time!

Ready to transform your real estate photos from meh to marvelous? Reach out to me, Lew Corcoran, your friendly neighborhood real estate photographer, and let’s make magic happen together!


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Lew Corcoran
Licensed Massachusetts Real Estate Agent
Certified Home Stager
Certified Listing Expert
Certified Real Estate Negotiator

Professional Real Estate Photographer
FAA Licensed Drone Pilot

Director, National Board of Directors,
Real Estate Staging Association (RESA)

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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

This is good information to share.

Have a great day and a very productive week.

May 21, 2024 08:50 AM
Lew Corcoran

Thank you, Roy! I’m glad you found the post helpful. Wishing you a week full of successful real estate endeavors!

May 22, 2024 07:14 AM
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker
Great information, thanks for sharing.  I hope you have a great day.
May 22, 2024 03:29 AM
Lew Corcoran

Thank you, Richard! I’m thrilled you enjoyed the post, and I wish you a great day as well!

May 22, 2024 07:14 AM