When estate agent photography goes wrong

The property in the photograph accompanying this article might be modest, but it looks attractive and well-presented. You wouldn’t know that this semi-detached ex-council house had looked rather less appealing before G75 Images arrived one sunny morning…

The estate agent photography originally supplied to the vendors was decidedly unflattering. It had been taken on a cloudy day, without any attempt to brighten the sky or differentiate the house’s beige render from the grey canopy surrounding it. The original estate agent photography showed a mould-covered sofa on the driveway and gardening utensils propped up by the front door – we removed the latter and airbrushed the former out of our own images. The window blinds were closed, creating an air of foreboding, and there was no attempt to capture the mature shrubs growing on either side of the driveway. Internally, the lack of a wide angle lens made each room feel cramped, while the absence of a flash gun on a cloudy day added a gloomy air to proceedings.

When G75 Images redid the property’s marketing materials, the poor quality of the original estate agent photography was highlighted. Over the years, we’ve become experts at providing replacement estate agent photography where the selling agent used a smartphone or iPad instead of professional camera equipment. We’re accustomed to reshooting homes where the original photographs were badly framed and amateurishly presented. Our recent blog on the hallmarks of professional property photography [professional property photography blog] explains how we make every internal and external image look its best.

Getting estate agent photography right first time, every time

G75 Images often works alongside selling and letting agents, providing freelance estate agent photography on a white label basis. We’ve worked with some of Scotland’s biggest solicitors and estate agents, maintaining consistently high photographic standards across shop window displays, websites and brochures. Our internal and external property photography has regularly appeared on the front pages of property publications, while homeowners from the Highlands to the Borders have seen their properties sell or let soon after commissioning us to supply replacement property photography.

We offer repeat custom discounts to estate agents and letting agencies throughout central Scotland. We also provide our acclaimed freelance property photography services to leading housebuilders and developers, ensuring every property refurb or new-build development looks its best in sales and marketing literature. Take a look at our residential portfolio page for more examples of our freelance estate agency photography, and then contact us to learn more about freelance property photography in Scotland.