How to take good pictures to better my ads?

Modified on Fri, 21 May 2021 at 04:38 PM

The pictures of your property must be taken seriously. They reflect your professionalism and can differentiate you from other landlords. They are also the most useful elements considered on Kangalou: a listing with photos has 7 times more visits than the ones without.


You will find below some tips for you to fully optimize the composition and aesthetics of your photos.


  • Resolution: 1024px to 1920px wide;
  • Preferably use jpg;
  • The maximum size should be around 3MB;
  • Take pictures in landscape format;
  • Adjust the orientation of your photos on your computer before uploading;
  • Rename pictures (Entrance.jpg, Kitchen.jpg...);
  • Offer a global view of a room;
  • Light up the room and take photos during the day;
  • Avoid taking your photos with a bright window because the interior will seem darker;
  • However, the openings must be visible to show the brightness and windows;
  • To increase brightness, you can use external flashes or lengthen the exposure time;
  • Remove and organize items if necessary to harmonize all the rooms;
  • Focus on rooms and interesting details;
  • Add photos of your building and its surroundings to show the environment;
  • Add at least 6 photos of the apartment;
  • Ideally, use a tripod and a wide-angle lens.


In conclusion, to significantly increase your visibility, bet on the quality of your photos, details make the difference!


Calling a professional can be a wise decision, photography is a profession in its own right. 


You can also find easy-to-use software to edit your photos? To learn more

Here are a few examples of good photos:

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