Jessica in California says:
I am a real estate agent and just started to shoot interior images for my listings. I am practicing ISO, exposure, and aperture. Any advise you can give me would be appreciated.
The first step when you are getting started is to understand the various approaches to interior photography and decide which approach you are going to learn to use.
Shooting interiors presents a problem that you will have to decide how you are going to solve. The problem is how do you deal with the difference between the dark areas in the interior of a room and the brightness of the sunlit windows. So your camera settings are driven to a large extent by which process you choose to solve this basic brightness range problem. In general, this brightness range is wider than cameras are able to capture. There are many different approaches used to solve this large brightness range problem inherent in interior photography:
Most real estate photographers use #3, 4, or 5. Each of these approaches requires different camera settings. Getting good interior photos requires practicing and mastering one of these approaches.