Let’s get your home ready for photography!
Our goal is to collaborate with photographers to create captivating imagery that will showcase your property and increase its appeal to travelers. All styling and cleaning should be done before their arrival to ensure they can focus on creating great content.
Before the Photoshoot
Make sure your space is looking its best so the photographer can focus on capturing the perfect composition and lighting to show it off. Check out our photoshoot guide to learn how to clean, prep, and style your space ahead of time.
Quick overview on how to prepare for your professional photoshoot
- Turn off all lights
- Open all curtains and shades
- Make beds with freshly ironed and tucked bedding
- Remove towels, stuffed animals, bed runners, flowers, and any other additional decorative items from beds.
- Straighten and align cushions, and pillows on furniture Arrange and fold blankets
- Clear the clutter from all surfaces (kitchen counters, bathroom vanity, hide visible wires and electrical cords)
- Remove all family portraits, personal items and kids toys
- Remove BBQ and pool covers
Remove cars from driveway and hide unwanted objects (gardening hose, toys, tools). Tidy up any decorations or plants near the front door.
Backyard & Outdoor Areas
Remove any unwanted items and tidy up area. Set up tables, umbrellas & chairs as if a guest will use them. Make sure all furniture & umbrellas are opened. Remove BBQ and/ or pool covers. Turn on overhead rope lights, safely ignite fire pits, etc.
Living & Dining Rooms
Turn off all the lights, open curtains and blinds. Fluff pillows and smooth out cushions & blankets. Arrange decorative objects on all tables and shelves. Light fireplace & turn off the TV. Position dining room chairs symmetrically. Tidy tables, counters, and other surfaces.
Turn off all the lights, open curtains and blinds. Clean countertops and hide visible wires. Display a few top kitchen amenities of your choosing on countertop (e.g. espresso machine, sparkling water machine, toaster oven,). Place all cooking ingredients inside cabinets/on shelves. Arrange visible objects symmetrically (hanging pans, stools)
Turn off all the lights, open curtains and blinds. Remove towels, stuffed animals and bed runners from bed. Tuck in/check that the comforter is even at floor level. Fluff pillows (include two pillows per sleeper)
Clear bedside table, dresser, and desks of clutter.
Turn off all the lights, open curtains and blinds. Arrange toiletries & hang towels neatly. Replace new toilet paper roll and put the toilet seat down. Open shower curtains/door. Clean surfaces (mirrors, glass doors, handles, etc.) If you have accessible amenities, such as a shower chair, please put them in place.
Turn off all lamp lights. This will help your home feel inviting and clean.
Open all blinds, shades, and curtains to help bring in natural light and reveal external views.
Remove towels, stuffed animals, bed runners, flowers, and any other additional decorative items from beds.
Remove cluttered items from any tables, countertops, and other surfaces. This will help rooms look spacious.