Highland Drive – Novi Real Estate Photography

On June 24, we went out to Novi again for another real estate shoot. The home, a high-ceiling, 2,264 sq. foot home listed by Joy Montgomery of Montgomery Hill Realty, is for sale at $275,000.

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The exterior of the home, which is landscaped.

 

With high ceilings that culminate in a point just above the garage on the left side of the house, the home was architecturally beautiful and fun to photograph, providing for some interesting vertical shots in places you would least expect, like the foyer or the bathrooms.

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The foyer (left), with a mirrored coat closet, which opens up into a sitting room (not pictured), a kitchen (shown at right), dining area, and a hallway which leads upstairs and into the larger living room

 

The home is very open, and is much larger than it appears on the outside due to the floor plan. The natural lighting provides for a nice glow throughout the home, regardless of the time of day, especially in the master bedroom, which is large and L-shaped, with two large windows overlooking the street.

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The bathroom, which attaches to the master bedroom on one side (left), and to the hallway on the other (right). The bathroom is separated by a door in the middle.

 

The main level is perfect for entertaining company, with plenty of space to host in either sitting room, the dining area, or the larger living room. The backyard is bordered by trees on the back side and has a patio area just off the main living room, with sliding glass doors to get in and out.

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Just off the kitchen and foyer, another great sitting room that overlooks the backyard.

 

All in all, nothing felt cramped, and moving around the house (even with a bunch of photo equipment in your hands) was easy and manageable. The house is painted in very light, neutral and calming colors, giving the place an easy and home-y feel.

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One of the upstairs rooms with very quiet natural light and a very warm glow from the ceiling fan.

 

Eberspaecher on Gen-Mar

This afternoon I braved the cold and snow to photograph a commercial building for The Gladstone Companies. It was about 25 degrees out when I did the shoot. The tenant was Eberspaecher and the building was located on Gen-Mar in Novi, Michigan. The sky was pretty dreary. So, I did some sky replacement in Photoshop. Here’s a before and after image to show the editing I did to get the final image.

Before & After Editing

Before & After Editing

Eberspaecher in Novi, MI

Eberspaecher in Novi, MI

The client wanted images to show both the Eberspaecher logo and the depth of the building. Unfortunately, there was a gigantic pile of snow blocking that angle. So, I tried my best to work around it.

Too Much Snow

Too Much Snow

Front Corner View

Front Corner View

Front View

Front View