Ashley Blackmer Photography

Six Ways to Spot Professional Real Estate Photos


Composition is Key

Professional real estate photos stand out due to their impeccable composition. A skilled photographer knows how to frame shots to highlight a property’s strengths, whether it’s a stunning view, architectural details, or spacious interiors. Look for well-balanced images that draw the eye to the property’s unique features.

Lighting Magic

Lighting can make or break a photograph, and professional real estate photographers understand this all too well. They use natural light to their advantage, showcasing rooms in their best possible glow. Bright, inviting spaces are more likely to attract potential buyers, making proper lighting a hallmark of quality real estate photography.

Attention to Detail

True professionals pay meticulous attention to detail, ensuring every aspect of the property is showcased flawlessly. From perfectly made beds to spotless countertops, to decluttering, their photos tell a story of a well-maintained and cared-for home. Realtors can rely on these images to make a lasting impression on prospective buyers.

Wide-Angle Mastery

Professional real estate photographers often utilize wide-angle lenses to capture the full space of a room or outdoor space. This technique allows potential buyers to get a comprehensive view of the property, enhancing their virtual experience and making them more likely to schedule a viewing. Be careful though, too wide of angle can distort an image and make it look untrue to size.

Post-Processing Expertise

Beyond the initial snap, professional photographers need to have post-processing techniques to enhance the final result. This includes color correction, exposure adjustments, and even minor touch-ups to ensure the photos are magazine-quality. Some photographers will even photoshop unwanted objects out of a photo for an extra fee. These refined images elevate your listings, setting them apart from the competition.

Consistent Style

Establishing a consistent style across your real estate portfolio creates a cohesive and professional image. Skilled photographers have a signature style that is both visually appealing and aligns with the unique character of each property. Some photographers’ style include color grading which can add a specific mood to an image. Other photographers choose to keep the images true to reality such as the photos below. Consistency helps build brand recognition and trust among potential clients.

Ashley Blackmer

Specializes in capturing stunning branded visuals for businesses as well as property photography for real estate professionals in the Las Vegas and Los Angeles area.

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