Its been a while since I've spent any time talking about the basics of real estate photography. Several years ago I formulated 10 principles based on first being clear about the purpose of each image and then making every aspect of the image support that purpose. Then simplifying the image so the purpose is visually clear and direct. Simplifying an image and making it direct is done by removing distractions. Distractions are things like, slanted or curved walls, color casts that distract the viewers attention from the purpose of the image.The 10 principles are:
I have a 10essentials.pdf on the blog Tutorials page. I was just looking over that tutorial and realized how old it is so I've replaced the old one with the chapter from my Photography For Real Estate e-book that covers the 10 essentials. The chapter from the e-book has photos examples and is much improved. So have a look if you are interested in more detail on my 10 principles.