Real Estate - Outside Views From inside
I wanted to do another one on real estate photography. This is regarding views from inside. I recently shoot a great property in Austin area on Lake Travis, and then just the other day on Lake McQueeny.
If your property has a great view, especially when the vantage point is inside (you don’t have to go on the porch or up the hill, etc. to enjoy it) then you will want to showcase that view in your interior photos. Most of the time it is really dark inside and really bright outside and this contrast is what separates the professional from the amateur in picking up interior detail, while not blowing out the highlights, (the view out the window). What needs to be thought about is conveying the view outside. So before your photographer is called in have a few things already done:
Not having these items already performed puts me in the position especially if I am there by myself to shift out of my workflow and start doing administrative items, which drags out a session by hours.
Look at the photo below from Treasure Island in McQueeny how the view and your eye drifts from inside, then it finds the canal in the far backgroud, then it finds the porch just outside, then the porch leads to the pool.
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