"But how else will you make the listing look bigger than it is?" you ask?
To which I reply, why are you over-selling the space? Do you really think clients will not notice the space is much smaller when they see the property in person? Instead, let's woo them by offering images that tells them how it really feels to be in the space,
THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY!
Most of the images in this post were found on the MLS in late 2016, which is a sad state of affairs. Especially in a city like Los Angeles, which is famous for all the beautiful images it puts out into the world!
The "sins" listed above are not so difficult to avoid that only a wizard photographer can deliver decent real estate images, but they do take some learning, practice, time, and care to execute.
I strongly believe it is up to the Realtor community to demand higher standards from their photography vendors. In fact, I believe that those very low standards are contributing to an amateurish perception that is hurting the whole industry.
Until that happens, this is your opportunity to truly stand out from your competitors. In a digital world, your images are your shop's window. They should be the best. They are a direct reflection on you, your professionalism, your attention to detail.