Property Photography – Creating the Best First Impression of Your Homes and Your Brand

Talk to estate agents about ‘marketing’ and many will think first about their corporate promotions. But, if making properties stand out in the Internet beauty parades is a priority, then great photos will not only attract more interest in the homes being sold, they’ll also help attract more of the ‘better’ local houses to sell.

Photography can be outsourced but the top professionals aren’t cheap and are probably best utilised for your biggest homes. So, having the necessary skills in-house will give you a competitive advantage because all of your homes will be able to be photographed beautifully, at very low cost. This workshop will show you the techniques used to take the photos here: hello-photo.co.uk

Audience

Anyone who needs to photograph your properties. There are elements of this workshop that would benefit from management buy-in. If only junior staff attend, I will subsequently contact their managers to suggest how they might support them in achieving awesome results.

Equipment Needed for this Workshop

  • An SLR camera, preferably from the Canon range. Some SLR cameras from other manufacturers are not suitable for this workshop. Please contact courses to check before booking.
  • A wide-angle zoom lens (10-20) or similar
  • A zoom lens (18-55) or similar
  • A sturdy tripod

Topics

  • Why and how awesome photos will improve your business
  • Preparing your vendor – saving time and money
  • Making sure you take your photos in the best light
  • Recommended settings for correct exposure, colour, sharpness etc.
  • Making the property’s vertical lines, vertical
  • Capturing window views in beautifully exposed room shots
  • Lens selection – when to use your wide-angle and when to use your zoom
  • Composition
  • Tips and Tricks and much more

Course Dates

Property Photography

  • Propertymark Westminster - Tuesday 20th February 2018 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £175.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £249.00 (+VAT)
  • Propertymark Westminster - Wednesday 12th September 2018 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £175.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £249.00 (+VAT)

Waiting list

If the date you would like is fully booked and you would like to be placed onto the waiting list, please email courses@propertymark.co.uk with your name, contact details and how many places you would like; if a place becomes available we will then contact you. Alternatively if we have sufficient interest we will try and arrange an additional date for the course to run. 

In-house training

This course is also available in-house. For more information on this please contact the Courses department on 01926 417 787 or email courses@propertymark.co.uk

Alternative dates or locations

To register your interest in alternative dates and locations for this course please email courses@propertymark.co.uk.

Details

Level: Foundation
CPD: 7 hours

face to face

Face to Face
Training

Meet Your Trainer

John Durrant

John Durrant

John Durrant was an agent himself for 37 years until he sold his partnership 12-years ago so that he could pursue his passion for property marketing. Since then he has photographed some of the biggest homes in the UK and internationally for the largest country house brands as well as various show business personalities. He wrote the Guidance on Property Photography for the RICS and has taught over 700 estate agents in workshops over the past 10 years.