Top 3 Camera Picks for Real Estate Photography

Top 3 Camera Picks for Real Estate Photography

150 150 Lily Denesha

Real estate photography is a small but mighty niche in the photography industry. But does this specific subset of photography require its own type of camera or specific brand? The short answer is: probably not. When surveying a group of real estate photographers, 36% of photographers used Canon, 34% used Nikon, 10% – Sony, 8% – Fujifilm, 8% – Olympus, 2% – Leica, and 2% used other brands to take their real estate pictures. If you are involved in real estate, then you need your potential buyers looking at the best photos possible of your properties. That being said, may we present our list of cameras perfect for your real estate photography needs.

Nikon D750 FX-format Digital SLR Camera

  • Clear, realistic images
  • Wireless connectivity
  • Video capability for virtual tours
  • Tilting LCD screen

Nikon’s D750 model has all the features a photographer needs to take crystal clear photographs to enhance the appeal of any property. This camera has wifi, which allows you to quickly upload images to websites and social media sources. This efficiency is important for real estate, as time is everything. You can also edit and enhance the images on your smartphone or tablet through wifi as well.

This camera has a 24-megapixel sensor paired with a fast frame image processor and 51 point autofocus system. Also, it contains 3D color matrix technology which evaluates and adjusts exposure to optimize contrast and brightness levels. Basically, the colors in every area of the photograph are as close to how the human eye would see them as possible. This all adds up to a sharp, clear, and appealing finished project. These images are perfect to entice property buyers to contact you about your beautiful property.

In addition, the Nikon D750 also boasts excellent video recording capabilities for virtual guided tours of the property you are promoting.

Sony a7S II E-Mount Camera

  • 4k video recording
  • steady-shot stabilization
  • Wireless connectivity
  • LCD screen

Sony’s A7S II E-mount camera can be used to take still photographs and videos of your property. It is the first camera to offer 4k recording with full frame format. This means that the videos of your property will e clearer than an HD television. Can you imagine how impressive this will be to potential buyers?

This camera also contains impressive autofocusing capabilities with 169 points to ensure total clarity. Also combined with their “Steady Shot” stabilization function, this camera will perfectly focus your shots every time.

To address the issue of improper light in a home, the Sony A7S II has a 12.2 megapixel image sensor that can fix poor contrast and low light. This will help ensure that each interior image is well-lit and vivid. Similar to other cameras, the A7s II contains built-in wifi and compatibility with other wireless devices.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital SLR Camera

  • 30.4 megapixel image sensor
  • 7 frames per second shooting speed
  • Customizable control panel
  • Wireless connectivity
  • High quality video recording

If you’re on the hunt for an amazing all-around camera, look no further. The Canon EOS 5D boasts a whopping 30.4 megapixel image sensor, ISO sensitivity range of 100-32000, video capability of 3840 x 2160, an LCD touch screen, and wifi. These features create nothing short of the best images and videos possible for your clients. The camera itself is easy to use and fully customizable, making it great for photographers of any experience level. Therefore, no matter your experience, your customers will be blown away by the crisp, professional quality images that this camera can produce effortlessly.



There are an overwhelming number of camera models available on the market currently. Most of these cameras can produce photographs and videos that will help you promote the property you are selling. Nevertheless, our experts here at CDA3D are here to advise you in your photography needs, and we recommend the Canon EOS 4d Mark IV Full Frame Digital SLR Camera above all wholeheartedly. The steep pricetag is supported by the highest quality images and video available. Buyers will look twice at your beautiful photos produced by using this camera. More interest means more sales. This means this camera can pay for itself faster than you’d imagine.

If the features of these cameras are overwhelming or you don’t want to invest in these expensive pieces of equipment, you can always hire a professional HDR photographer who is already equipped with the right tools to give you the best images possible. Thankfully, you have one available right here in Coeur d’Alene! Our expert photographers can capture the best features of your home. Also, we can capture features that you may not even know your buyers are looking for. By focusing on lighting the most important rooms like kitchens and bathrooms, we set ourselves apart from the competition.

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