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Realize the Full Potential of Your Home Sale with Realty Net. We offer customized listing services to perfectly align with your distinct needs, ensuring your property shines in Oregon's dynamic real estate landscape. Our Flat Fee MLS Listing option provides an economical path to widespread visibility, a strategy that's been spotlighted by leading TV networks such as ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, and Fox News. Choose our specialized Seller Coaching Program for expert advice, or select our Limited Full-Service Listing for all-inclusive, from-start-to-finish assistance. At Realty Net, we are dedicated to making your selling process both smooth and successful, leveraging approaches that have captured national media attention.



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The Ultimate Guide to DIY Real Estate Photography: How to Capture Your Home Like a Pro

March 26, 20243 min read

Introduction: In today's digital age, the first impression of your home is likely to be through photos viewed online. Excellent real estate photography can significantly enhance the appeal of your listing and attract more potential buyers. At Realty Net, we understand the power of a good image, which is why we've put together this comprehensive guide for our home-selling clients. Whether you're using a high-end DSLR or just your smartphone, these tips will help you showcase your home in the best possible light.

  1. Equip Yourself for Success Start with the right tools: a decent camera (a DSLR or a high-quality smartphone camera), a tripod for stability, and possibly a wide-angle lens to capture more of each room. These basic tools can dramatically improve the quality of your photos.

  2. Prep Your Stage A clean, decluttered space not only photographs better but also appears more inviting to potential buyers. Take the time to declutter, clean thoroughly, and add a few touches of neutral decor to enhance the space's appeal. Simple actions like opening the curtains to let in natural light can make a huge difference in your photos.

  3. Master the Lighting Good lighting is crucial in photography. Aim to take your photos during daylight to make the most of natural light, and turn on interior lights to add warmth to your images. Avoid direct sunlight, which can create harsh shadows, and opt for an overcast day if possible.

  4. Focus on Composition Employ the rule of thirds for a more engaging photo composition, and try to capture rooms from corners or doorways to provide comprehensive views. Don't forget to highlight unique selling points of your home, such as architectural features or high-end appliances.

  5. Adopt Professional Shooting Techniques Ensure your camera is stable (using a tripod or holding your breath if using a smartphone) to avoid blurry images. Keep vertical lines straight to prevent the photo from appearing skewed, and take multiple shots from different angles to have options.

  6. Edit Like a Pro Even simple editing can elevate your photos. Adjust brightness and contrast to make your images pop, ensure colors are balanced and natural, and crop out any unnecessary parts of the photo to focus on the main subjects.

  7. Capture the Essentials Make sure to photograph both the interior and exterior of your home, including all main areas, any unique features, and, if possible, a few shots of the neighborhood or nearby amenities (while respecting privacy).

  8. Prioritize Safety and Privacy When photographing your home, be mindful not to include personal items or features that could compromise your privacy or security. Ensure your home is secure after your photography session.

Conclusion: Great real estate photography doesn't have to be left to professionals. With the right preparation, equipment, and a bit of practice, you can capture stunning images of your home that will stand out in listings and attract potential buyers. At Realty Net, we're here to support you through every step of the home selling process, starting with these essential photography tips. Happy shooting!

Encourage Interaction: We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences with DIY real estate photography! Share your tips and photos with us on our Facebook Page or in the comments below. If you're looking for professional guidance or have questions about listing your home, don't hesitate to contact us at Realty Net. Let's make your home selling journey a success together.

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Greg Messick

Greg Messick is an experienced Portland real estate professional, known for his efficient, client-focused approach at Portland MLS Direct. His deep market knowledge makes him a trusted local real estate advisor.

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