Genre: Photography | Language: English
How To Photograph Real Estate Architecture and Interiors Tutorial with Mike Kelley
After years of perfecting his unique light painting with speedlights technique Mike Kelley has quickly become one of the most sought after architecture and interior photographers around. Mixing artificial light natural ambient light and high powered strobe light Mikes images create a hyper realistic mood that has become a staple in the commercial and advertising world. Unlike traditional techniques such as single long exposures or high dynamic range renders Mikes light painting technique allows him to have the most amount of control over every light source seen in his images. It is only after you have seen Mikes before and after examples that you can really appreciate just how impressive his work truly is.
Fstoppers.com has teamed up with Mike Kelley to produce Where Art Meets Architecture a 7 hour long digital download on how to photograph real estate architecture and interiors. In this photography tutorial Mike will explain each and every technique he uses to produce his stunning images. The full photography tutorial is broken down into three chapters each covering the tools necessary to succeed in the different niche markets within the field of interior photography. So no matter if you are an experienced photographer or have never taken your camera out of auto mode Mike will teach you the most basic steps to get started as well as walk you through some of his most complicated photo edits. From simple on-camera Real Estate photographs to twilight exteriors with 20 layers of Photoshop this tutorial will help you get on the fast track to making your photos of homes and architecture look as good as those seen in publications and commercials.
What is covered:
Real Estate Photography: In the Real Estate section Mike will teach you everything you need to know about this genre so you can kick start your career and start producing images for real estate agents listing agents and general property management. All of the basics will be covered in this chapter including:
How to bounce flash effectively
Using natural light to your advantage
Properly composing your frame
Choosing the correct focal length
How to retain exterior window views
Two three and four light setups
Correcting pincushion and barrel distortion
Fixing converging lines in Photoshop
Creating a final image completely in camera