“It’s not so much the camera but knowing how to use it,” he says. “I understand what settings to use. I understand how light works and balance ambient light with supplemental flash to get a good exposure. And I understand basic composition for interiors, the cardinal rule being: keep your verticals vertical!”
He also tries to show how every room relates to the ones around it. “Does the bedroom have a private bathroom? Does the kitchen lead to a patio? Where is the dining area in relation to the kitchen?” he says.
Not sold on using a professional real estate photographer yet? Check out some more of Lims photos
1.This house seems nice and all
But who wouldnt prefer a house that looks like something out of a movie?
2.This pool table is probably perfectly functional
But it looks way more inviting when you arent being blinded by a glare.
3.Youd probably give this bedroom a fake number if you met it in a bar
But surprise its totally a place where youd like to wake up!
4.This family room is dece
But wouldnt you rather host your next gathering here?
5.You wouldnt hate this kitchen if it were yours
But hot damn, youd LOVE this one.
6.This is a very respectable dining room
But this version is classy AF.
7.You might look at this bathroom and think,Yeah, I could totally take a pee in there.
But this photo leaves you thinking,Golly, Id LOVE to take a pee in there!
8.Is this really the ideal backdrop for those unsolicited dick pics you keep sending me?
Maybe if you had a bedroom like this, Id actually respond for once.
9.This pool isnt necessarily abadplace to go for a swim
But its nothing compared to this gorgeous oasis.
10.This one looks aight compared to a lot of real estate photos
But this one makes you feel like youre looking at a fancy hotels website.
11.A photo like this may leave prospective tenants thinking,Yeah, I could live there.
But making them WANT to live there is really ideal.
12.So its totally worth thinking about how youre presenting your space
And budgeting for a real estate photographer who will help you put your homes best face forward.