Morris Plains Bedroom

Location: Morris Plains Morris County New Jersey Description: A master bedroom in Morris Plains NJ I photographed for a real estate listing.  This photograph is a two image composite consisting of one flash frame as well as one ambient frame.  My goal was to capture the rich hardwood tones of the flooring and furniture. What […]

Replace a gray sky with a blue sky

This is a short tutorial on my favorite technique for swapping out a gray or white sky for a blue sky in Adobe Photoshop. I use the Select Color Range function as well as the Pen Tool to select, delete, and replace overexposed sky portions of my image. In my experience vivid yet realistic images […]

Bright Living Room in Morris County

Location: Montville Morris County New Jersey Description: An updated living room in Montville I photographed for a real estate listing.  This photograph is a two image composite consisting of one flash frame as well as one ambient frame.  My goal was to capture the beautiful glow of the window light while retaining detail in other […]

Screened Deck in Denville

Location: Denville Morris County New Jersey Description: This photo is part of a set of 25 real estate photographs taken on a recent listing shoot in Denville NJ, in the Indian Lake subdivision to be precise.  Shooting any angle where bright sunlight and shadow meet can be very challenging for a real estate photographer whose […]

Open layout in Chester NJ

Location: Chester Morris County New Jersey Description: A great modern kitchen for a friend’s real estate listing.  This photograph is a two image composite consisting of one flash frame as well as one ambient frame.  The longer-exposure ambient shot allowed me achieve brightness in the house’s entryway while the flash provided the main illumination for […]

Video: Editing Real Estate Photography of a Living Room

Sorry if this gets a little wordy! In this video I walk through the editing process of a living room from a townhouse I photographed recently in Passaic County NJ. The goal of this short tutorial is to help budding real estate photographers and to show realtors and FSBO’s how to better photograph their own […]

Formal dining room in Parsippany

Location: Parsippany – Troy Hills Morris County New Jersey Description: This traditional living room is from a recent shoot for another real estate agent in my office.  This photograph is a two image composite consisting of one flash frame as well as one ambient frame.  The longer-exposure ambient shot allowed me achieve brightness in the […]

A backyard for entertaining in East Brunswick

Location: East Brunswick Middlesex County New Jersey Description: Recently photographed for another Weichert Realtor in my office. This image is a single exposure for the fore and mid-ground couple with a blue sky replacement in the digital darkroom.  The key to taking good exterior real estate shots is most often exposing properly for the midtones […]

A spacious living room in Butler NJ

Location: Butler Morris County New Jersey Description: This large living room is actually from my own real estate listing. The image is a manual blend of one flash exposure and one ambient exposure. This is my preferred method for interior photography to retain details through windows while still picking up a glow from natural light. […]