I’m a pretty good photographer so I ran out in the afternoon and took this shot. I absolutely had to have a picture of this house right away. Problems:
– there are no shadows so the house looks particularly flat
– can’t have a white sky behind a white house
– the green trees look gray
– the shades are drawn so the house looks uninviting
– note the parallax distortion caused by a wide angle lens. The wall on the left is not perpendicular. Bad.
In this second attempt, we had our blue sky. Great. Unfortunately, this shot was too much about:
– the cracks in the driveway dominate the shot
– there is a huge shadow on the garage and a smaller shadow on the front of the house
– more shadows on the green grass
Finally, a shot we could use. Note:
– the interesting sky. Not a blue sky but it gives us a little bit of contrast making the white house whiter.
– the window shades are up
– the lights are on, giving the shot a bit of life
– the trees are green
– the driveway cracks are not dominating the foreground
– the second tree on the right provides nice contrast in color with the first and with the house.
JC Martin took this shot, added the sky and color-corrected it. That’s why I use a professional. Thank you J.C.

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