How to take pictures of your home for a house portrait

When commissioning your house for a portrait, it's important to take good photos that will translate into the most accurate representation in the final artwork. Follow these simple steps to send enough photos for your house portrait:

  1. For best results when shooting your property, the sun should be at your backside. Otherwise, where the house itself has light emanating from its back, you lose the features in shadows.
  2. Take a photo of your house from across the street or far enough that the structure of the roof is visible.
  3. Take close-up photos of the front door, windows, front stairs (if any), and any other element in the facade.
  4. Don't take any photos of the side and back of the house. Our house portrait signature style features a two-dimensional representation of only the front of your house.
  5. If you decide to include plants, take close-up photos of them as well. Our original style does not include plants so the house has an unobstructed view, but they can be added by customer request.
  6. There is no limit to the number of photos you can send, but rest assured that we will let you know if we need a clearer photo of any of the elements on the facade.

If you haven't purchased your house portrait yet, you can do it here. For any additional questions don't hesitate to send us a message at


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