Another Olympia house sold in record time!

Congrats to Gloria Christerson with Re/Max on a first-weekend offer! It’s always a joy when the client’s email their thanks. “Brent, Thank you so much for photographing our house for the advertisements and listings in order to help sell it. I know that there are probably a lot of factors that went into the people […]

New Commercial Listing

Marie Barth & Robert Hagen from Allen Realty have this great investment opportunity up for grabs! Contact them today! http://www.haroldallen.com/

Blue Sky Replacement

Blue-Sky Replacement can be very tricky and there a few different ways you can do it. The easiest way I’ve found is to get a blue sky photo, I just googled “blue sky”, and follow these steps: Place that image on top of the one you want to get replaced as a layer in photoshop. […]

Building Your Brand

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The Small Details

Composing shots, placing external light sources, and capturing multiple exposures are all small details of a great Real Estate photograph. Don’t let these steps get in the way of what you’re on site to do. Showing the potential buyers exactly what a home represents. All too often we get caught up in what the customer wants, and […]

Ambient Masking

Flashes are great for interior – but there is something that really makes photos pop. Ambient layer masking is when you take a longer exposure (no flash) with the intention to lighten the photo and ease harsh shadows in Photoshop. Typically, the windows and lights are blown out but we’re concerned with the walls and ambient shadows. […]

Light-Saber Flash

While the flash did compensate for some of the orange hue given off by ambient lighting, it was a little over dramatic. Adjusting the flash power and instead of directly facing it to the subject, bouncing it from a corner or wall was much more effective. Setting up the tripod and leaving it in place […]

HDR + Flash

Starting Real Estate Photography with nothing more than a tripod and camera, I was unaware of the ramifications of only using HDR with only ambient lighting. Muddy images – grainy and mis-colored edging combined with something that just looks off. It’s not crisp and clean like some photos you see in magazine articles. Well no more […]