Star Trails for Real Estate Photography

Earlier this year I suggested to one of my clients that we try taking some night time, star trails photos of the house she was listing.  It’s not for every home, but the craftsmanship of this one and timing of a clear night sky was perfect.  I think it came out pretty good and I’m looking forward to taking more like it.

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I’ve been told by the MLS not to take ‘artsy’ or stylized photos for real estate photography.  I believe this does a good job of showcasing the home and capturing the surrounding beauty, but also sneaking in just a bit of artsy-ness.

I’ll let you in on a secret.  This image is made up of about 50 separate photos.  SSSHH… don’t tell anyone though.

Sunny in Sunnyslope

Here are some shots from my latest real estate shoot.  It’s located in the Sunnyslope neighborhood in Wenatchee, WA.  I especially love the movie theater (and Star Wars poster) downstairs!  I don’t think it’s included with the home though…

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Using the Panorama feature in Lightroom

Sometimes a wide angle lens isn’t wide enough. As a real estate photographer it can be difficult to capture the true size and character of a room. One easy solution is to use Adobe Lightroom’s photo merge feature for panorama pictures.

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