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how-to-draw-a-floorplan
Oct 10,2017

How to draw a floorplan

So you appreciate all the good things a floorplan can offer and want to know how to draw a floorplan yourself, awesome. Like many other agents or energy assessors, maybe you’re already creating floorplan but are fed up of Metropix or you find it too time-consuming to make the floorplans yourself. Read more >

Sep 20,2017

Floorplan sketch conversion price update

From 1st October 2017, a Floorplan Sketch Conversion order will cost £6.95 + VAT. We know a price increase is

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Sep 8,2017

Interior Photography Tips: How to photograph through a window without over-exposing the shot

One of the most common questions we get about house interior photography is how to photograph interiors without daylight over-exposing and washing out the windows. The quick and honest answer is – it’s tough but can be done. Read more >

3 reasons why you should be using floor plans in your property listings
Aug 23,2017

3 reasons why you should be using floorplans in your property listings

Buyers love floorplans. They help listings stand out from the crowd. They can generate more enquiries, and convert those into viewings. They also help sell properties quicker. But many real estate agents don’t think they’re necessary. Why? Read more >

Professional Property Photography
Apr 25,2017

Save Thousands on Professional Property Photography Fees

Professional property photography will make your listings look the bees knees but are you paying more than needed to achieve the premium look? Read more >

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Apr 12,2017

Convert your sketches into floorplans

Send us your floorplan sketches and we can quickly and cost effectively convert them into nice 2D floorplans. Read more >

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Jan 13,2017

Bright sun and dark shadows – problem solved!

The sun is shining, the birds are singing and you head out with a spring in your step to shoot a vendors house on glorious sunny day, perfect! Or actually, no it’s not, far from it. Read more >

Colour-Correction-for-Property-Photos
Nov 17,2016

Colour correction for your property photos

That horrible yellow tinge that can wash over your property photos is not going to do any favours for your Rightmove listing. Get rid, here’s how. Read more >

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Oct 20,2016

Add blue sky to property photos with a simple drag and drop

Have you always wondered how to add blue sky to your property photos but never had a clue how to do it? Here’s how to turn grey sky blue. Read more >

removing-cars-from-property-photos
Sep 22,2016

Removing cars from property photos without the keys

Zim zimmer, who got the keys to my bimmer… Doesn’t matter. Get rid of cars from your property shots using Photoshop. Read more >

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Sep 15,2016

Wide-angle wow factor

Pupils dilate, the buzz they’ve found their dream home kicks in and they instantly book a viewing. That’s the action you can trigger in your buyers with a little wide-angle lens wow factor. Read more >

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May 6,2016

Who are we?

So this is Alex speaking/typing, I’m the founder of Elements Property and here’s the story of who we are, what we do and why we care so much about making your property photos amazing. Read more >

pyramid-of-importance
Apr 16,2016

The pyramid of importance

Who remembers from their school or uni days those pyramid chart things in text books? Here’s one for you about different aspects of property photography ranked from most to least important. No lectures, I promise. Read more >

excellent-vs-poor-property-photography
Apr 14,2016

Case study: Excellent vs. poor photography

This video shows the whopping great difference between the photographic efforts of two different agents marketing the same property. One is a valued client of ours who take pride in their photography, one is not — and it shows. Read more >

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Apr 12,2016

Shooting in difficult weather conditions

Weather is a royal pain. It varies the light level you have to play with, it changes without warning and it can dramatically affect the visual appeal of your shots. Read more >

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Apr 5,2016

5 essential edits to turbo-charge your wow factor

Truth be told, you could be the best photographer around and your images straight off the memory card may still look dull. To maximise appeal, you need to enhance those pixels in post-production. Read more >

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Sep 8,2016

The man in the mirror

MJ. What a legend, the king of pop. Become the king of estate agents by learning how to easily remove your reflection from property photos. Shamone. Read more >

prepare
Mar 22,2016

9 ways to prepare a property for a photo shoot

Failing to prepare is preparing to fail — or at least take a very average set of marketing photos. Here’s a few things you can do to make your property easy on the lens. Read more >

tripod
Mar 1,2016

Why you don’t need a tripod

There’s nothing worse than a blurry photo – 12.2 million pixels worth of blurry vinyl flooring is no joke. And it’s not that tripods are bad, they’re just unnecessary. Read more >

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Feb 23,2016

How to shoot a dark room without a flash or tripod

Fancy flash equipment is expensive and can result in weird shadows. Tripods work – but who has the time? Good news, a DSLR with a wide angle lens will do the job perfectly, here’s how you do it. Read more >

How to fine tune your camera settings for stunning property photos
Feb 16,2016

How to fine-tune your camera settings for stunning property photos

Got a digital SLR? Great! Confused about what P, Tv, Av, M, A-DEP stand for? Don’t worry, you can ignore most of these. Here’s the 10% of settings you need to know about. Read more >

composition
Feb 10,2016

5 tips for composing your property shots like a pro

You don’t take a photograph, you make it. A well composed image is the foundation of a great property photo. Read more >

first-impressions
Jan 20,2016

First impressions matter: 4 reasons why great property photos are essential

Which marketing tool is the most important when selling property? The floorplan? The write-up? A 3D tour? We say it’s the photos, and for good reason (well, four actually). You’re about to find out why they matter so much… so buckle up. Read more >

resolution
Dec 1,2015

Are you shooting at the correct resolution?

Resolution, file type and file size – not the most exciting topics in the world, granted, but important ones nonetheless. Especially important if you’re a savvy estate agent wanting to take gorgeous photos that do your company brand justice, get the phone ringing off the hook and leaving elated vendors in your wake. So here are the basics. Read more >

leaning-walls
Nov 27,2015

How to avoid leaning walls in your property photos

Things that lean can be good, just look at that tower in Pisa, people love it! Leaning walls in property photos, however, not so good. It’s best to try and avoid them, here’s how. Read more >

estate-agent-photo-fails
Nov 25,2015

15 estate agent photo fails

Here’s how NOT to take property photos, along with our top tips on how to deal with common issues that can arise when photographing houses. Read more >

Can better property photos lead to higher sale prices
Nov 17,2015

Can better property photos lead to higher sale prices?

It’s nice to have nice property photos, but do they actually affect the sale price? Whilst I have no empirical evidence for you (yet!), I do have some very interesting insight to suggest that they do. Read more >

camera-and-lens
Nov 13,2015

What’s the best camera and lens for property photography?

The secret to stunning marketing photographs guaranteed to sell any house / property / bat cave in under three minutes* is a digital SLR camera. Actually it’s the lens… but we’ll get to that in a moment. Read more >

What makes a great property photo?
Nov 10,2015

What makes a great property photo?

“Oooh look here, this listing has a nice set of drab, boring images. Let’s stop searching for our perfect home immediately and book a viewing!” Said no house-hunter. Ever. Read more >

Feb 13,2015

7 things you need to know about the 2018 EPC changes

After what seemed to be an eternity of uncertainty, the 2018 EPC regulation changes have been finalised by the Department

Jan 13,2015

Commercial EPCs & how the 2018 changes affect agents & landlords

We’re finding many of our clients have little understanding of how the Energy Performance Certificate 2018 regulation changes will affect