Orange County Luxury Real Estate Photography Workshop Intensive

2 Day Intensive | January 14th & 15th, 2017


© Marc Weisberg Photography Inc 2014

Event Information & Description

Real Estate Photography Workshop Intensive

Professional techniques for interior and exterior photography
Luxury real estate photographer and Sony Artisan, Marc Weisberg is an open book when it comes to teaching how he captures and creates magazine quality, luxury real estate photography. His brand is sought out by some of the top commercial and residential real estate firms in the country. Learn what gear Marc uses, how he photographs luxury real estate and how he can save the photographer time and money. He will reveal his lighting and post-production secrets to take your photography to the next level.

Marc specializes in Luxury Real Estate & Architectural Photography providing the highest caliber images for realtors, interior designers, contractors, resorts & architects needing to showcasing their property. In 2015 Marc aligned with Sony to become a Sony Artisan of Imagery. Real estate commissions include homes and estates ranging from $2m – $10m and commercial projects from $30m to $400m plus.



  • What’s In My Bag | Marc Shares What Gear Works Best For Him, cameras, lenses, lighting, grip and lighting modifiers
  • Inexpensive And Cutting Edge Lighting Gear | Best Bang For Your Buck
  • Learn How to Prepare Your Clients For The Shoot
  • Learn How To Use Tilt Shift Lenses And Optimize The Field of View and Perspective
  • To Tether Or Not To Tether
  • Composition | Choosing The Most Flattering Angles
  • How To Compose 1-Point & 2-Point Perspectives.
  • A 3 Step Winning Process For Photographing Any Room
  • How to Light Any Room
  • Learn How To Supplement Ambient Light Using Speedlights To Achieve Natural Looking Photos With No
  • Evidence That Additional Lighting Was Used.
  • Innovative Interior Lighting Techniques
  • Live On Location | Luxury Real Estate Photo Shoot
  • Pulls ~ The Secret To Getting The Prefect Window and Interior Exposures
  • Learn What Must Be In Your Client Contracts | Learn Options For Licensing Your Images
  • Software Reveal | What To Do After The Shoot
  • Learn How To Think In A Composite Mindset For Blending Multiple Exposures In Post
  • Post Production | From Start To Finish
  • Learn The Power Of Exposure Blending
  • Controlling and Fine Tuning Your Images With Layer Masking
  • Workshop Workbook | Filled With Everything We Are Going To Cover | Given To Each Student
  • Cool Swag Givaways From Some of My Sponsors: Bay Photo Lab, Elinchrom, Peak Design, Sony Digital Imaging, Think Tank Photo


What You Learn In This Workshop can be applied to any of the sub-genres of Architectural and Real Estate Photography: Real Estate, Commercial-Residential, Commercial Real Estate Buildings & Shops, Hotels, Architecture For Architects, Restaurants, Resorts, Interiors & Interior Design Photography, Designed Outdoor Spaces, etc.

Marc Weisberg is luxury real estate and architectural photographer. With an impressive client list, Marc has photographed countless architectural & luxury real estate projects. Marc is proud to be a Sony Artisan of Imagery, based in Irvine, California.

 See Marc’s Luxury Real Estate Imagery

Instagram: @marcweisberg

What You’ll Need

  • A Positive Mental Attitude
  • A Digital Camera ~ Either A DSLR or Mirrorless
  • 24-70mm Lens or Wider [ wide angle primes, and 24mm primes are fine as long as there is little to no distortion ]
  • Optional ~ Tilt-Shift Lens 17mm or 24mm
  • Tripod with rubber feet ~ [ sorry, no metal feet or spiked feet allowed ]
  • Optional ~ Laptop for Classroom Modules
  • Itinerary


Saturday, January 14th, 2017
Day One ~ Part One: Will be a classroom module presentation {see below} and Q&A.
6.5 hrs of hands-on instruction & demonstration

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
Day Two ~ Part Two: Will be a live, on location shoot putting into practice what has been taught in the classroom module and a post production class during the afternoon.
8 hrs. of instruction, demonstration, and hands-on shooting

Classroom Module
Saturday, January 14th, 2017
1:00 PM – 7:30 PM

  • Intro & Slide Show Of Work
  • Cameras, Lenses, Lighting Gear & Grip ~ Light shaping tools and essential gear.
  • Tilt – Shift Lenses ~ Explained And Demonstrated
  • Lighting Fundamentals ~ How to use the lights and which modifiers to use
  • Using Multiple Lights ~ With Ease
  • Exposure Fundamentals ~ How To Set Up Your Camera For The Best Results
  • Lens Selections ~ Which Lenses Work Best For Each Scenario
  • Perfecting Your Verticals ~ Technique & Guide To Obtaining Perfect Verticals
  • Software Overview ~ Which software is used to to achieve the final images
  • A Gentler Way To Do Exposure Blending
  • Q&A

8 PM – 10 PM

  • Optional Dinner Hang Out


On Location Real Estate Shoot
Sunday, January 15th, 2017

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

  • At Real Estate Photographic Location ~ To Be Announced
  • Live On Location Real Estate Photo Shoot
  • Property Walk Through ~ Planning The Shoot ~ An essential guide to seeing real estate and architecture with a critical eye.
  • Proper Angles ~ How to quickly size up a room and chose the best vantage points for the most dramatic images.
  • Tethering | Tools & What Works
  • Photographing The Space
  • The Secret Sauce ~ Nailing 95% Of The Image In Camera
  • Light It Up: Using multiple lights. Marc Will Share His Methods Of How to Light Even The Most Complex
  • Scenarios And The Most Complex Surfaces With Ease
  • You Will Learn How To Light And Photograph Interiors To Show True Color, Correct Perspective, Reveal
  • Texture and Create Remarkable Images
  • Window Pull Method ~ You’ll Love This One

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

2:30 PM – 6:30 PM

  • Post Production ~ Culling Images
  • Adobe Lightroom ~ Processing
  • Photoshop ~ Masking and Finishing Techniques
  • HDR ~ For Architectural Photography
  • Delivery ~ Methods For Client Delivery Of Images
  • After Registering You Will Receive An On-Line Workshop Notebook.
  • Each participant should read the workshop notebook before arriving for class.


After photographer registers, you will gain access to a private Facebook group where questions can be asked and important information can be received.

Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at 1:00 PM
Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 9AM

Class Room Modules: Will take place at 100 Saint Vincent, Irvine California. In the Club House.

Real Estate Photo Shoot Location: To Be Announced

Tuition: $799 per person
Deposit: After acceptance, you credit card will be charged the full amount.
Payment Plan: 4 Payments of $210


Withdrawal And Refund Policy
By making a deposit or payment for a workshop, you initiate an agreement in which a seat is reserved exclusively for you and others are turned away. Enrollment is limited in our workshops, so once you have been accepted your participation is important to us – we are counting on you to attend. If you must withdraw from a course, we provide the following refund policy:

Withdraw more than 45 days before the start of the workshop and we will refund all monies paid, less a $55 application fee. Withdraw less than 45 days before the workshop: All payments are nonrefundable and nontransferable to any other person, workshop, or service.

Exception: You may receive a credit toward a future workshop or consultation if you cancel your agreement at least 30 days before the workshop begins. Your credit is good for six months from the date of your cancellation.