How to Do Great Real Estate Photography with Drones

One popular area of the ever-growing drone photography is real estate marketing. Real estate marketers rely on high quality photos to sell properties in their listing much faster. Real estate properties with stunning photos command a higher market value because they attract more clients who tend to browse through listing photos online to help them decide to buy or rent.

As a real estate marketer, you would like to enhance the good points of the properties on your listing by levelling up with drone-taken real estate photos.

One article lists some benefits of using drones for your real estate marketing. With drones, your photos can:

  • Show more interesting and useful details – they give a better sense of scale
  • Give clients a view of the whole property and surroundings
  • Show prospects how the roof looks like without anyone going up there to take pictures
  • Allow for a virtual tour that shows the property from different angles

This article shares expert tips for you to do great real estate photography with drones.

First, you should have a good camera-equipped drone. A drone with a high-resolution camera is a must (think around 12 megapixels and up). For the best video drones, 4K video with a good frame rate (30 frames per second+) is important. Many drones come with a built-in gimbal. This helps maintain a smooth flight and stability for sharp images. – Read full article.

Another article by a drone photography for real estate expert gives pointers on how to use your camera drone, some of which are the following:

  • Take long, steady shots
  • Always use a 3-axis gimbal
  • Shoot your most important footage 2 or 3 times
  • Fly with the wind, not against it
  • Prepare in advance both your flight and camera plans

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Meanwhile, some of you would want to look at these guidelines on how to price your real estate drone photography services.

According to the guidelines, you need to think about these:

  • Minimal annual cost
  • How much you want to make
  • How much you can bill in a year

Just remember to have a drone license and a high-quality, reliable camera drone that is registered with the FAA, and to know and follow the rules and regulations set for drone flying.


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