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Best Real Estate Photographers in Boston, MA

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4 Accord Pond Drive, Hingham, MA 02043 Rating

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5.0 (2)

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Blu Lemonade Photography LLC offers real estate photography services throughout Hingham, Massachusetts and the Greater Boston area. The company has been in business for more than a decade, offering aerial and real estate photography for commercial uses. Photos highlight design and architectural features. Interior photos are often used to create virtual tours of properties for sale. The studio's work has been featured on the cover of South Shore Magazine, as well as in Boston Magazine and the Boston Globe.

Hingham, MA 02043 Rating

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5.0 (5)

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Brian Doherty is a Hingham-based photographer who specializes in real estate, architectural, interior design, and commercial space photography for clients in the Boston metro area. He has worked closely with notable interior designers, builders, and architects. Brian applies advanced compositional and lighting techniques to create captivating images which highlight a customer’s brand. Video productions services are also available. Customers speak highly of his competitive prices, passion for photography, and patience.

809 Main Street, Melrose, MA 02176

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Regina Mallory Photography offers real estate photography and media services in Boston and its surrounding areas. Adept at working with both natural and artificial light, Regina Mallory captures stunning photos and videos of real estate that help property listings attract more attention. She also provides virtual staging, virtual twilight shots, floor plans, and 360 tours. Regina Mallory Photography has various architectural photography packages for properties of different sizes, and all include next-day delivery.

Woburn, MA 01815 Rating

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5.0 (3)
5.0 (1)

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MacDrone Media offers premier real estate photography to clients in the greater Boston and Southern New Hampshire areas. The company offers HDR listing photography, including Blue Sky replacements, TV & fireplace replacements, drone photography, and a turnaround time of under 24 hours. It also offers real estate videography, including walkthroughs, aerial videos, and one and two-minute combination videos. MacDrone media also offers twilight photography, Matterport 3D virtual tours, floor plans, and virtual staging.

Salem, MA 01970 Rating

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5.0 (32)
5.0 (5)

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Lightshed Photography Studio specializes in real estate, weddings, portraits, baby and PR photography for clients in the Boston metro area. Photographers Dan and Kendra are both Hallmark Institute graduates who aim to provide high-quality commercial images, business headshots, wedding photography, high school senior portraits and more. Customers speak highly of their friendliness, professionalism, and hard work.

Fitchburg, MA 01420

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Madore Photography, LLC, is a Fitchburg-based company offering marketing solutions to real estate agencies in Boston. Its photographers combine their skills in composition with lighting to capture the distinctiveness of homes. Its team also conducts aerial photography sessions, helping highlight properties with scenic views, waterfronts, and other unique features. Additionally, the team produces real estate videography ranging from standard MLS videos and social media reels to agent-on-camera videos. Madore Photography has been operating since 2012.

Chelsea, MA 02150

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Mystic View Design is a design firm specializing in web and print development and photography for clients in the Boston metro area for 25 years. Experienced team members strive to provide quality visual and interactive products for brands and websites. They offer photography services in real estate promotion, art direction, web planning, and much more. Past clients range from large and small businesses including established Fortune 500 companies and IPO start-ups.

Boston, MA 02115 Rating

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4.3 (6)

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Property Precision is a marketing firm providing real estate agents with photography, 3D virtual reality tours, floor plans, virtual staging, aerial photography, and graphic design based in the Boston metro area. They also offer listing sheet services where customers choose from off-the-shelf, tailored, or custom design packages. Video production services are also available. A diverse portfolio of Property Precision’s photo and video work can be found on their website.

Marshfield, MA 02050 Rating

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5.0 (2)

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Agnes Kane specializes in real estate, high school senior portraits, and headshots for clients in the Boston metro area w?th over two decades of experience. She is a member of many local and national professional organizations including Professional Photographers of America, Professional Photographers of Massachusetts, Professional Photographers of Cape Cod and Marshfield Chamber of Commerce, and more. Agnes continues her education in the art of photography at the New England Institute of Professional Photography.

Compare our Top Real Estate Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Blu Lemonade Photography LLC
4 Accord Pond Drive, Hingham, MA 02043
Brian Doherty Photography and Design
Hingham, MA 02043
Regina Mallory Photography
809 Main Street, Melrose, MA 02176
MacDrone Media
Woburn, MA 01815
Lightshed Photography Studio
Salem, MA 01970
Madore Photography, LLC
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Mystic View Design
Chelsea, MA 02150
Property Precision
Boston, MA 02115
Agnes Kane Photography
Marshfield, MA 02050


  • Introduction

    With the advancement of smartphone cameras, you may be tempted to forego hiring a real estate photographer in favor of taking images of the property yourself. It seems simple enough, and you can look at other professional photographs to get an idea of what angles to use.

    However, this approach might eventually end up costing you more than you would save. Especially since amateur smartphone photos aren't going to compete with professional photos in real estate listings. A professional photographer has the right training, experience, and equipment to take the best possible photos of the property you're attempting to sell.

  • Why use professional photography for real estate?

    Properties listed with professional photos are known to sell faster and for more money. All effective professional marketing utilizes high-quality, professional photos, and this conditions buyers' responses to attractive, premium images.

  • What equipment is needed for real estate photography?

    An experienced real estate photographer has the following equipment to take first-rate photos to sell your property fast:

    • High-quality digital camera
    • Wide-angle lens
    • Tripod
    • External flash units
    • Lens filters
    • Light meter
    • Photo editing software
    Also, an extension pole or drone can aid in taking elevated shots.

  • Is it necessary to be licensed to be a real estate photographer?

    Photography isn't regulated by the federal government, so it doesn't require a license. Many real estate photographers have anywhere from a certificate in photography to a bachelor's degree. Experience and a portfolio of high-quality photos is generally enough to qualify for the job.

  • Do sellers or real estate agents pay for real estate photography?

    The real estate agents pay for the photos. The seller acquires the services of a real estate agent to advertise and promote the sale of the property. The agent then compiles an accurate representation of the property in advertisements and promotions through images.

  • How do real estate photographers charge?

    Some photographers base their prices on square footage, and others charge a flat rate and tack on extra for the following:

    • Larger than average properties
    • Number of photos needed
    • Amount of post-processing editing requested
    • Extras, such as twilight shoots, areal photography, and video

  • What are specialty services that a real estate photographer would offer?

    • Virtual staging: Virtual staging is the practice of adding furnishings and decor to empty rooms digitally through photo-editing software programs during post-processing.
    • 3-D tours: A 3-D tour allows a prospective buyer to do a virtual walkthrough of the property while controlling which room they're in and the direction they're looking.
    • 2-D floor plan creation: Some real estate photographers can use software to create a 2-D floor plan for your property.
    • Aerial drone services: Some real estate photographers offer aerial drone photos or video, although, this is typically an additional charge.
    • Real estate videos: A real estate video is a video walkthrough of the home, with or without aerial drone footage.
    • Twilight photos/virtual twilight photos: Twilight, known as the golden hour, blue hour, or magic hour in film and image photography, gives the best lighting for images and videos, mainly because there are no stark shadows. A twilight sky can also be added or enhanced digitally.
    • Marketing flyers: Marketing flyers are color brochures used to promote a listing.
    • Property websites: A property website is dedicated to one listing.