Horrible MLS Photo Of The Day #132

July 14th, 2008

"Got Glasses?"
"Got Glasses?"

Wow – this breaks a lot of my “rules” at the same time. Obviously, it’s out-of-focus. Sometimes it’s hard to tell on the small screen of a digital camera, but one this bad should have been easy to see. Always shoot two or three pictures so you have a couple of back-ups in case you miss one like this. Also, think composition. The chair in the lower left shouldn’t be there; a better shot would have had the table just to the left/right of centre, thereby capturing the look and feel of the room. The date function should also be turned off. You don’t want to stale-date your listing by its photos. In fact, I’d like to strangle the digital camera guys who came up with the idea to start putting the date stamp on digital photos. It makes no sense, as each picture is already date-stamped in the jpeg file’s meta-data. Thanks to Dara Sklar of RealtySupport.ca for this photo.

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Tim Ayres – Sooke Real Estate Professional

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Published by Tim Ayres

Tim Ayres is a Sooke and Victoria BC REALTOR®, with Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty. Tim is actively involved in helping clients buying and selling real estate in the southern Vancouver Island region. Tim is an active member of the Victoria Real Estate Board and served seven years (2009-2015) as a director, including serving as President in 2014.

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