Entries Tagged as 'Poor Photography'

Bad & Better Real Estate Photos

February 25th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Bad photo of a bedroom.

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Better photo of the same bedroom.  So why include the first one?

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Bad photo with person’s reflection in the window.

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Better (?) photo without the person’s reflection.  So why include the first one?

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Bad photo with the toilet seat up.

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Better photo with the seat down.  So why include the first one?

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Poor Photography · People In Photos

Stymied By a Mirror

February 23rd, 2015 · 3 Comments

Poor photographer.  She just can’t seem to get the right shot.  Straight on isn’t working for her.

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This angle isn’t working either, but at least we didn’t have to block out her face.  [side note: does it look like the door is not installed?]

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Nope.  We still see you.

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In photo #4, she gave up on the mirror and shot low.

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And we’re treated to a fifth photo of this bathroom!
Here’s a suggestion:  take a vertical shot from the left side of the bathroom door.  You’ll get half of the mirror and vanity (without the reflection) and get the toilet and shower in the shot.
Another tip (I got this one from a professional photographer):  close the bathroom door; place the camera at the mirror and take a picture of the door.  Then when you take a photo with you in the mirror, you can photoshop the door into the mirror.

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Poor Photography · People In Photos

Short Shrift

February 16th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Short sale.  Little attention or care paid to housekeeping or house cleaning.

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A slice of life.  Pizza, not pizazz.

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Short on available counter space and storage.

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Methinks that garage is completely full of stuff.

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Tags: Staging · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Garage or Carport · Bedroom · Clutter · Foreclosure · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Garbage and/or Junk · Poor Photography

Dixie Cup Dispenser!

February 13th, 2015 · 2 Comments

We had one of those Dixie cup dispensers at my childhood home.  I loved it.
I’m not loving the cluttered bathroom counter or the amateur photographer.

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Tags: Bathroom · Clutter · Mesa, AZ Homes · Poor Photography · People In Photos

All Right, Mr. DeMille, I’m Ready For My Close Up

February 10th, 2015 · 2 Comments

The real estate photographer thought buyers would appreciate close up pictures of the house.

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The seller told the photographer, “Please emphasize the wall texture.”

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Why not step back so we can see the room?

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[sigh]  We’re ready to throw in the towel.

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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Poor Photography

Didn’t Make a Great Impression

February 8th, 2015 · 3 Comments

These photos were sent in from one of our readers.  She was not excited about this Bullard, Texas home.

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It’s a squatty potty.

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Tags: Carpet · Bathroom · Bedroom · Wood Paneling · Poor Photography · Other US Cities · People In Photos

A Nightmare On Elm Street

November 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Today is the 30th anniversary of the premiere of the classic horror movie A Nightmare On Elm Street.  30 years.  Time flies when Freddy is chasing you in your dreams.

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Hey, wait!  Who’s that lurking in the shadows?  Oh, no!  It’s Freddy Krueger!  Wake up!  Wake up!

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Poor Photography

Kept In the Dark

November 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Perhaps we can add some light to the room?  [Arizona City, Arizona]

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Or at least use the flash on the camera.  [Bloomington, Illinois]

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We see the light fixture.  Too bad the photographer didn’t see the light (figuratively and literally).  [Mesa, Arizona]

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Okay, now this is ridiculous.  [Phoenix]

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Poor Photography · Other US Cities

Blue Sky

October 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Thank you for the photo of the pretty blue sky.  Now about the house…

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Tags: Other Arizona Cities · Poor Photography

Vague Real Estate Photos

October 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sometimes you can’t get a clear idea about the look of a house.  Especially if the photos are not up to par, as promoted for this Mesa, Arizona home.

Sideways bathroom.

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Upside down hallway.  Well, it helps buyers see the ceiling’s water stain more clearly.

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We can’t see what the shower looks like.

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We can’t see what the bathroom looks like either.  No other photos available of the bathroom.

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Use your imagination for this bedroom.

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The photographer shifted to the right, but we still can’t see the bedroom.

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The only photo of the kitchen and we can’t see it.  Is your curiosity piqued enough to see this house?

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Tags: Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Mesa, AZ Homes · Poor Photography · Shower Curtain