Try as we might, it’s just not possible to photograph every aspect of every property on a sunny day with a blue sky. Often it will be a sunny day but half the sky is grey and sometimes there will be blue sky but no sun. There is also the issue that you can’t have sun on both the front and back at the same time. We’d need two suns for that luxury!
You see many barns as a property and interiors photographer. Estate agents tend to love them and are often excited when commissioning the photographs to be taken. They can however be an Achilles heel to a residential photographer thanks to deep set windows (often leading to spectacular views), low ceilings, beams and acres of dark wood. Ask a residential photographer what makes shooting a house difficult and all of these traits crop up. It’s a matter of light, how well spread the light is and the difference in light between inside and out. We deal with this day in day out. Most people who know their shutter from their aperture will be able to take good photographs in