For most people, your home is your biggest asset. But if you’re selling, what can you do to get the best price in the fastest time?


In a crowded market, specialist property photography could be the one thing that attracts that all important buyer. But what is Estate Agent Photography, and what is it that a specialist can do to help your property sell?

Property Photography – Key Benefits

Be Noticed
Estate agents find that quality property photography is key to making your listing stand out in a saturated market. Photographs are a critical part of any listing. Present your property at it’s best to buyers will notice, and want to arrange a viewing.
Sell Quicker
Using good quality property photography significantly improves click through rates on listings. More clicks equals more potential buyers, a definite bonus!
Sell for More
Higher numbers of interested buyers puts you in a better negotiating position, as it introduces competition for your property. This improves your chances of achieving a good selling price.

A little more detail


For most people today, your home is your single largest asset, so when you put it on the market, it makes sense to show it at its best. Photographs are arguably the most important part of your property listing. In a market where a potential buyer will typically have a long list of options, any property that immediately stands out on that list is going to be at an advantage. Your listing needs to create a sense of desire in the mind of the buyer. In order to book a viewing, they need to want to live there. That is where using property photography can have real benefits.

Estate agent photography has for a long time been seen as something of a joke in the UK, often being done by those without the correct skills, training, equipment or simply time. No attempt would be made to stage the room, light the photograph properly or even just select a good angle. That view is changing however. With the advent of online portals, more agents and more distractions for potential buyers, a high quality listing has never been more important. In a competitive market, you need to have an edge!

A specialist property photographer will use skill a range of skills and techniques to show your property at its best, while critically not doing anything that would be regarded as “mis-description”. This will involve a mixture of things including lighting, staging advice (how to set up the contents of the room in advance), selecting the best angles to photograph and even re touching grey skies to give them a brighter feel. They will even make sure your walls are vertical in the pictures! You can also find comfort in the knowledge that they will give your home the time it deserves in order to do a good job.

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Estate Agent Photography – What our clients say.

“The quality of Peter’s work is outstanding. I wanted impressive photographs of my apartment to appear in high quality sales particulars, both online and in print format. Peter captured the impressive features and neo gothic detailing of my property which resulted in a sale in record breaking time.”

Richard D

“Peter was our photographer of choice for over tow years across two different companies that i worked for. He always consistently presented our homes beautifully and was always reliable and a pleasure to work alongside.”

Holly F
Branch manager, Entwistle Green/Reeds Rains

“Peter has taken a number of property photos for me over the years and I have always been impressed with the quality of his work. In particular his attention to detail. You can really tell that he cares about the standard of photos he takes for his clients.”

Colin O
Valuer – Jones and Chapman

“I have had Peter as our preferred photographer for a year or so now and have always found his work to be exceptional. His attention to detail, coupled with his keen eye for the right angles have created some stunning property photos for us. He is always willing to go the extra mile too, which has helped us with our client database. We are always disappointed when it isn’t Peter attending our clients homes, as when he does we always have 100% confidence in his work.”

Tim A
Area Director – Your Move

“Peter is a highly creative & passionate photographer which shines through his work. I had the pleasure of working with Peter for 3 years or so while at Countrywide, as he was an outsourced photographer for our properties. I truly believe that his exceptional photography skills helped to sell my clients properties that much quicker, due to their amazing presentation online. Everyone looks at the photos first! His attention to detail is second to none, so much so, that clients would often comment after their session at how dedicated & thorough he was. He was always my preferred photographer to use, so I would happily recommend him, to anyone requiring his service.”

Leanne P
Director – Harper Williams / Senior Branch Manager – Brigfords

Peter Drought

Peter Drought

Property Photographer

Peter Drought is a specialist property, architecture and interiors photographer based in St Helens in the North West of England. He has worked in photography for around ten years and during that time has worked with a variety of clients and agents on a wide range of buildings. Although he is available throughout the UK, the property photography for estate agency service is mainly conducted in the North West, throughout Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire and Greater Manchester.