Taking photos of your house is not as easy as you may think. Door frames get in the way, mirrors reflect you – and light, and some rooms are tricky to capture at their best.
But we love to photograph our homes, places we’re proud of and that we spend time getting just right.
Whether you’re snapping shots for social media, documenting condition reports for a new rental, or to help advertise the property’s sale or lease, these tips will help you take good looking, usable photos, even with your humble smartphone.
5 tips for getting home photography right
1. Get low – interior photos look better shot from below eye height
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2. Stay out of the mirror
Turn off your flash, as it kills the ambient light, and shoot into the corners as it makes the room look bigger.
3. Stand back – Get back as far as you can, shoot through a doorway (without showing the door frame)
4. Make sure your horizon is straight
A little wonky out the window:
Nice and straight:
5. Photograph less – show a small amount of room in the frame rather than all
Instead of this:
originally posted on realestate.com.au