House Photography Tips

House Photography Tips

The photographer is booked and the house needs to Sparkle and say ‘BUY ME”, so we have complied a few useful tips to help create stunning imagery

  • Mow the lawns.
  • Sweep the decks and pathways.
  • Plant brightly coloured plants in pots.
  • Trim bushes and hedges.
  • Remove all rubbish and garden waste bins.
  • Weed the garden.
  • Clean the windows inside and out.
  • Wash down the house.
  • On the day of the photographs remove any trailers,boats or cars from the driveway to ensure an uninterrupted view of the property.
  • Remove and clean any vegetation from pools,spa's and guttering. Make sure the pool sparkles.

  • De clutter: pack away personal photographs and personal affects ( think of the process as a head start for all the packing you will need to do).
  • Houses look better with less furniture so it may be an idea to hire a storage unit. Leave enough furniture in each room to showcase its purpose.
  • Clean everything off the kitchen counters.
  • Wash down paintwork.
  • Clean out cobwebs.
  • Polish mirrors.
  • Vacuum daily.
  • Wax floors.
  • Dust everywhere.
  • Bleach discoloured grout.
  • Make sure all wall and ceiling lights are working , table and downlights have all had any blown bulbs replaced.
  • If you have crystal chandeliers make sure they sparkle.
  • Change worn out bedlinen making sure that it is not creased. Choose colours that compliment the room.
  • Hang fresh towels.
  • Tidy cupboards - Neatly arrange cupboards and wardrobes and dressing rooms.
  • Tidy bookshelves.
  • Tidy the study and declutter making sure everything is in an orderly fashion.
  • Accessorize : plants and fresh flowers bring life and natural fragrance to a room.
  • We know you love your pets but photographing can sometimes be a little difficult if your dog really wants to be in the picture, so its always good to keep them safe until we have finished.

We hope these ideas help, its all about making sure that new buyer sees your house in the best possible light and the images stand out on all the adverting that you have chosen to do.
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