We’ve had the amazing opportunity to create beautiful and functional bathrooms for our clients.
One of the coolest parts of my job is figuring out how to best show off the work our team has done to take a bathroom from blah, to BEAUTIFUL!
If you’d like to know my approach for shooting our spaces in general, I just wrote a blog about it called “How To Create A Shot List” where you can check out my Pre-Shoot Prep.
Because bathrooms can be smaller in our clients’ homes, it forces me to get creative. I’ll give just a few tips for how I approach shooting smaller bathrooms:
IF there are windows, I do everything I can to utilize natural light. Time of day is critical, so be sure to scout your location ahead of time to know how and when the most light will be pouring in.
If you don’t have any windows, determine if the lighting for the finished bathroom is powerful enough.
2. WIDE-ANGLE LENS
Trying to get all of the beautiful details of a small bathroom in your shot will require a wide angle lens.
When I’m on a shoot like this, I ALWAYS have my 16-35mm lens with me!
You may already know this, but aim to always have a tripod with you for shooting spaces. You will likely need a tripod if the shutter speed is longer than the reciprocal of the focal length (e.g., 1/50 for a 50mm lens, or 1/500 for a 500mm lens).
When shooting spaces, I make sure I’m getting both landscape and portrait photos. It’s great to have both so that either orientation can be used on multiple social media platforms when the time comes to post them!
These are really my 4 rules when it comes to shooting bathrooms. These can really be applied to any space that I’m shooting.
Have fun shooting and get creative!