You do not become an Interior photographer by simply capturing photographs of varied interiors. If you want to get into the field of Interior Photography, you have to dive deep into the world of interiors and this is not a piece of cake! As a professional Interior photographer, you have to capture the minute details of every indoor or outdoor interior.
Interior Photography is way different from Real Estate Photography because in Interior Photography you focus on the details of interiors while in Real Estate Photography, you focus on the spaces. Interior Photography can be quite challenging and to help you get started into this world of Interior Photography, we have carefully curated this blog with some of the PRO tips! So keep the ball rolling as we are about to get started!
TYPE OF LIGHTS
One of the greatest difficulties faced by every Interior photographer is choosing between what type of light to use for Interior Photography. To help you approach this problem with ease we have added the solution to the problem below.
Professional Interior photographers always recommend using natural light for Interior Photography. If you use artificial lights like light bulbs, it may cause shadows that will give your photographs a nasty look. To shoot indoors using natural light, we suggest you switch off all the indoor artificial lights and open all the windows and shades to allow as much natural light as possible.
Interior Photography is way different from the other genres of photography. To capture flawless interior photographs we suggest you avoid shooting with odd angles and shoot with straight angles often. You may point your camera to the interior and check if it correctly aligns with the border points of the walls so that you can be sure that you are shooting straight. You don’t want to roam around to shoot with different angles. Of course in certain situations, you might have to use different angles to shoot your interiors.
For instance, in Food Photography you have to use several different angles to put forth different perspectives to your audience or viewers. In Interior Photography, you have to showcase the entire interior set up and this is why we recommend shooting straight.
Go closer to every interior that you would like to photograph. The more detailed photographs you capture, the better results you will get. In Interior Photography, every detail holds great importance and if you don’t capture these minute details, you have probably failed. Avoid missing out on such minute details as these make great differences.
Everybody knows that editing is magic! Especially, creative minds of the industry like photographers, filmmakers, content creators will resonate with this. It takes a few hours to several days to edit your artwork, photograph or film.
To save your time on the edit table we suggest you get as much right in-camera as possible. If you feel that your photographs consist of flaws, do edit them using editing apps or software that will help you fix your flaws with ease. You could use editing software like Lightroom, Photoshop, etc. to enhance your photographs and give them a professional touch.
Hopefully, you have found the above tips helpful for getting started in the world of Interior Photography. If you would like to share any other tips, please do so in the comments below.
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