Why DIY Real Estate Photography Is A Bad Idea

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DIY activities or do-it-yourselfers are excellent opportunities to test your creativity and overcome economic constraints. Some may even say that they are fun and therapeutic. However, when it comes to significant tasks, where thousands of dollars are involved, like marketing your house, going down the DIY route is not advised.

If you plan to handle your real estate photography yourself, to showcase the unique features of your home, we suggest you leave it to the professionals. While there are no safety hazards to be cautious of, there are financial implications to look out for.

Property photos are the first thing real estate buyers look at when browsing for real estate. So, if your images are dull and uninspiring in your property listing, they will not attract the attention of potential buyers. Without sufficient experience or knowledge of real estate photography, you are more likely to take photos from poor angles and misjudge the amount of lighting required to make a space pop. In turn, this will prevent you from showcasing the full potential of your home. Moreover, it will encourage buyers to think that they have more room to haggle on price as the photos look displeasing.

Do things right - Hire a professional

If you’re looking for a professional real estate photographer, reach out to Square Feet Photography & Floor Plans. All of our photographers have university degrees and have studied the art of photography in depth. We take the time to plan each photo session by spending a fair amount of time on-site to shoot correctly and edit efficiently in post-production. We also use applications like Photoshop and Lightroom to edit the photos we take to ensure they look stunning enough to intrigue buyers.

By hiring us, you will receive fully trained and vetted professionals who understand lighting, angles, and how to present a property in the best light. Our team uses high tech modern DSLR cameras and post-editing software to deliver your photos within twenty-four hours, so you and your realtor have more time to focus on finding buyers. Moreover, our services are easily accessible to clients across Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, Beaumont, Spruce Grove, and Stony Plain.

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