Preparing Your Home to be Photographed

Preparing your Houston Home to be Photographed


The following items are necessary to prepare the house for photography:

  • Turn on all lights and lamps
  • Replace burned out light bulbs
  • Turn off ceiling fans
  • Check house for cleanliness
  • Bathrooms - put away toiletries, toothbrush, toothpaste, towels, shampoo, soap
  • Kitchen - remove dishes from counter, garbage from trash can, clutter, magnets from refrigerator, and pet bowls
  • Remove clutter throughout the house
  • Put away high chair, booster seats, toys, etc.
  • Store all workout and medical equipment
  • Make sure items stored under beds are not visible
  • Put pets away, out of photography areas
  • Have the yard mowed
  • Trim trees
  • Make sure leaves are blown
  • Put away all outside trash cans, recycle bins, water hoses, security signs
  • If there is a security fence around pool and you do not want it seen in photo, please remove security fence before photo shoot
  • Remove pool equipment from pool
  • If homeowner does not want child's name or personal photos shown, please take down before photo shoot
  • Take down holiday items so photos are not dated
  • For dusk shoot, please make sure there is a water hose at the property

NOTE: On the day of the photography session, please arrive before the appointment to ensure home is ready to be photographed.