Frequently Asked Questions


1. Staging tips:

General:
The better prepared your home is, the better the images will present.
'Less is more'- Remove all clutter (papers, coats/jackets, cables/cords) and personal items (photographs etc.) from all rooms.
Clean...and then clean some more- Assure all floors and surfaces are spotless.

Exterior:
Assure exterior windows are clean.
Landscaping should be well maintained.
Clean furniture.

Interior:
Open up all blinds and curtains.
Turn on all lights including lamps, ceiling and counter/surface lights. If any bulbs are burned out, replace.

Living Room:
Remove magazines from tables; books always look better.
Remove TV/Console remotes
Assure that any cables/cords are hidden.

Kitchen:
Remove papers and magnets from fridge.
Remove garbage cans, hand-towels, linen towels, soaps, dish racks, cutting boards, cleaning products and accessories.
Flowers or a bowl of fruit always looks great.

Dining Room:
Flowers or a fruit bowl looks good on table.

Bedrooms:
Bedspread should be wrinkle-free.
Remove any items under bed that are visible.
Remove clutter from bedside tables.

Bathrooms:
Remove everything from countertops and from the tub/shower.
Remove laundry baskets, garbage cans and bath mats.
Clean towels.
Close toilet seat.


2. Pricing:

We are happy to work with all clients on pricing.

Sizable discounts for volume clients. 


3. Scheduling:

We understand how the realty industry can be, that things happen very rapidly and last-minute scheduling is often necessary. We're cool with that!


4. How long does the shoot take?

A shoot of a studio/1-bedroom will take approximately 1.5 hrs. if the unit is clean, organized and pre-staged. Shoot times increase as unit size increases.


5. What is the turn-around time for images?

24-hours.


6. How many images can I expect to receive?

Studios/1-Bedroom- approx. 12

2- Bedrooms- approx. 18

3- Bedrooms- approx. 24


7. Do you offer discounts?

Yes, discounts apply to volume clients.


8. What's not included?

Facilities (Gym, Pool, Lobby etc.)

Neighborhood


9. Layer Masking/Window Replacement:

Where window views are important, re:photony uses a technique wherein multiple exposures are combined so that both the interior and exterior are balanced. This technique requires a bit more time on both front and back end.

Interior exposures +

Exterior exposures=

Final Image


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