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Downeast Property

This spring I’ve been driving all over for real estate photos – this collection includes Belfast, Stockton Springs & downtown Bangor!

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Winter Real Estate

Winter is not the most popular time for real estate photography. With bad weather, snowy exteriors at best and dirty, muddy exteriors at worst, it can be difficult to capture anything worth showing. Sometimes you get some blue sky, lots of sun, and make due with the snow. One house shown here was for an […]

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Lightroom 6 & Real Estate

With the announcement of new features in Lightroom 6, namely HDR and Photomerge, I immediately wondered how useful they would be for real estate work. The short answer – Not Very. Less than a mile away, a new 4,000 square foot house hit the market with some astonishingly bad photos and I wanted to try […]

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Interiors & HDR

As I shoot more interiors, I keep looking for ways to balance the interior and exterior lighting. More often than not, the brightness outside is many times greater than the lighting of any room and either results in blown out windows or very dark looking rooms. Advanced planning is usually required to address the differences […]

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The HDR Learning Curve

Comparing HDR Expose, Photomatix and HDR Efex Pro This all started with a photo of a house in Cape May, NJ. Due to the lighting conditions, I bracketed the exposure with the intention of rendering a natural looking HDR. “Natural looking” isn’t generally the first thing to come to mind when HDR is involved, granted, […]