Hannah Morris, photographer, specialising in weddings, trash the dress shoots and fun family portraits, based on the Isle of Mull via Oban
About property photography.
Property and landscape photography is slightly easier than portrait photography because the subject does not move !
One has to be careful with the position of the lighting so as not to create distracting shadows in the wrong places. Often there is very little natural light coming through the windows so table lamps in the room can create a warm glow.
Although the subjects are static, Hannah still uses a tripod for the shots as this enabled her to increase the aperture, thus letting more light in -great if the day is quite dull. Views, if needed, can be digitally enhanced to create more blue in the sky. Most shots are taken with a wide angle lens.
By contrast, photographing a smaller property brings problems all of its own. The shots of smaller properties are closer and attention to detail is particularly important, as it will show if there is the slightest mark on the wall or crease in the bedspread. "The rooms need to be free of the owner's clutter, with just a small detail such as a book on a table or glass of wine to draw the eye to the centre of the picture" - Hannah