Learn the essential techniques behind effective interior and exterior real estate photography.
Real estate photography is the art of making a property look its bestâand doing so in a reasonable amount of time. That last part can often be the hardest: too many photographers spend too much time post-processing their shots, which eats up profits quickly.
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.
1. Understanding the Approach for Real Estate
Understanding the why behind real estate photos
Taking a tour of a home interior space
Taking a tour of the outside of a residential home
What do you focus on in a real estate shoot?
The aesthetics of the real estate photo shoot
The gear and the approach
2. The Main Rooms for Photographing Real Estate
Taking the first basic shots on a real estate shoot
Photographing a bathroom
Shooting a good basic kitchen shot
Talking through the technical settings on the kitchen
3. Shooting a Multi-Use Room with Time Limits
Photographing a great room in 1 minute
Shooting the great room when you have 5 minutes
Shooting the great room when you have 15 minutes
4. Photographing the Exteriors of a Residential Location
Photographing the back exterior of a residence
Photographing the upper exterior of a residence
Shooting the front exterior of a home in daylight
5. Post-Processing for Real Estate Photos and Final Selects
Basic post-processing workflow on real estate shots