How to take
photos for a Barbara Bernard house portrait
Choose your favourite facade of the
house. The house portrait design will be a head-on view of the house, not an
angle shot. Please note that this is a custom designing service, not simply a
photo scanning service.
several pictures, from slightly different vantage points (Trees, bushes, gates,
and parked cars can obscure important features, but different views will give
me maximum information.)
to get as far away as possible to help me get the proportions right. If the
house is very hemmed in, an angle view from a distance will be helpful. Angle
views from a distance are also useful if the roofline is complicated or there
are various chimneys.
to say, there will be a great deal of simplification in the design but close up
photos of features such as the front door, railings, a decorative cornice, a
window detail will all minimise guesswork.