Texas has a lovely blue sky most of the year. Unfortunately on the day we arrive to take exterior photos of a home, that amazing blue sky might be hidden by a blanket of white. Worse yet is when the sky looks like it’s about to storm. Talk about bad luck for the buyer that moves into that home! It doesn’t take much searching of homes active on the market to see others run into the same problem:

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[image border=”true” size=”small” shadow=”true” align=”center”]https://www.uniqueexposurephotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/DebbieDunn_844KellerSmithfieldRdKeller_RealEstateAgent_Sky.jpg[/image]

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[image border=”true” size=”small” shadow=”true” align=”center”]https://www.uniqueexposurephotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/JimStriegel_2207KingFisherDriveWestlake_RealEstateAgent_Sky.jpg[/image]

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[image border=”true” size=”small” shadow=”true” align=”center”]https://www.uniqueexposurephotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/RoxaMaynard_1415BentleyCourtSouthlake_RealEstateAgent_Sky.jpg[/image]

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[image border=”true” size=”small” shadow=”true” align=”center”]https://www.uniqueexposurephotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/SusanMayer_1670BentCreekDrSouthlake_RealEstateAgent_Sky.jpg[/image]

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[image border=”true” size=”small” shadow=”true” align=”center”]https://www.uniqueexposurephotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/TommyPennington_1401LandsEndCourtSouthlake_RealEstateAgent_Sky.jpg[/image]

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[image border=”true” size=”small” shadow=”true” align=”center”]https://www.uniqueexposurephotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/TroyGeorgeLucyNoonan_1251BiltmoreDriveSouthlake_RealEstateAgent_Sky.jpg[/image]

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The front exterior photo is probably the most important photo you have to market a property. This is the first photo buyers are going to see among a sea of other homes online. It’s important that the photo is inviting and cheery, not drab and cold. Comparing the two photos below we shot of a home, which would you be more likely to explore further: the white, bland sky or the rich, texas blue sky?

[image border=”true” size=”huge” shadow=”true” align=”center”]https://www.uniqueexposurephotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/DullWhiteSky.jpg[/image]

[image border=”true” size=”huge” shadow=”true” align=”center”]https://www.uniqueexposurephotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/BlueSkyReplacement.jpg[/image]

Make sure to ask yourself if you are marketing the property to its fullest potential by using a photo with a dull, white and stormy sky. If you are paying for professional real estate photography and you are receiving images with white skies, understand the photographer is not interested in providing top-notch, quality service; they are interested in producing high-quantity in as little time as possible.

At Unique Exposure Photography, we care about the images we give our clients. We will spend the extra time to turn an average exterior photo into an exceptional photo because we do not want to jeopardize losing a potential buyer.

** UPDATE 9/6/2011 **
We have created a video to showcase the Texas blue skies that we incorporate into our front exterior photos. Check out our post: Importance of Blue Sky in Real Estate Photography.

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