Once staged, great photography makes a huge difference in the quality of your online photos. Most buyers today begin their search online, and use the pictures to narrow down the homes they will visit in person. The photo to the left was taken after dark with a 'point and shoot camera', and the flash is unable illuminate the room enough to show off the colors and dimensions. The photo below was taken with a digital SLR camera during the day. The lighting is better, the details are sharper, and a wide angle lens shows off more of this beautiful home.