Learn the tricks of interior photography

Photographing indoor spaces is a very distinct process of photographing people, nature or activities in general and can be a challenging activity.

You should take into account many more factors than you may seem: choice of perspective, recoil space to have the best possible angle and lighting.

Taking photos of indoor spaces, whether for hobby, professionally or for artistic purposes, can be an unknown talent in you.

Indispensable Tips for Photographing Interior Spaces

Attention to light

Always try to take advantage of the light of the environment when shooting it and always give preference to use natural light.

When shooting, take photos of the environment illuminated by both natural light and its artificial light.

Different light sources create different colors and temperatures.

Use space lighting, window light and mirrors, and depending on whether you use the flash.

Try to balance the lighting, avoid areas with excessive light or low-light areas to take your photos.

To fill the lack of natural light, you can choose to add the lights that are available in the space as, fixtures.

If you’re shooting a very dark space, you might want to use a light or flash spot.


Know the Environment that will be photographed

The best indoor photo shoots are done after a short study of the area by the photographer.

Check each corner and what are the best angles for your photos.

Know the lighting possibilities of each environment you are shooting and remember: beware of the mess.

You don’t want to shoot a messy and messy scenario

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Choose the Right Perspective

The main point in interior photography is the choice of perspective.

Before shooting, test all possible angles, shooting is experimenting.

The limitation of shooting small places provides bold and creative angles.

If necessary, take the photo with the camera against the wall to open the camera’s capture angle as much as possible and show the environment as wide as possible.

Balance colors


Plan a setting where colors favor your photography, color-matching environments, wall or furniture contrasts, and unique lighting are great sources of beautiful interior photographs.

Try to make the scenario a character to create that magazine-worthy photo.

Avoid shaky photos

Shaky photos don’t count when it comes to interior photography.

If you have no experience in photography, consider using a tripod or supporting the camera on some surface.

Use your camera timer next to the tripod or support to get the best result.

Right vertical lines

When shooting, keep the vertical lines as aligned as possible within your frame.

Shoot at a medium height at neck height creating a broad and real perspective of space.

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If you can, use wide-angle lenses

Use lenses with shorter focal length, they have a higher capture angle, being ideal for shooting indoorenvironments.

However, pay attention, as these lenses are more prone to image distortions.

Learn When to Use Flash

The flash gives you take photos in dark, low-light environments.

But improper use of this tool can ruin your photography.

When deciding whether or not to use the flash, think about the environment that will be the scenery, the possibility of lighting the environment and the type of photo you want to take.

Think about the result you want to achieve.

When using the flash:

Choose an external flash in low-light environments, such as at night, where you won’t get much natural light.

Pointing the flash directly creates hard light and unwanted shadows.

Indoors, direct your flash to the wall or ceiling behind the objects in the photo.

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When not using the flash:

Avoid using flashes in environments with objects that reflect light such as glass, silverware, windows, and picture frames.

The flash light will leave your photograph ruined.

Be careful not to leave your photos feeling like washed or saturated or even burst colors.


When we look at the decoration of the house and want to show the final result and record that space, making good photographs is fundamental.

Start by photographing your home, study every angle of your favorite rooms, and experiment your own to enternize this space so special to you.