Founded in 2007 by photographers Kevin Sweeney and Lisa Darveniza, Real Photo has expanded rapidly and been established as an industry leader for professional property photography and marketing.

A constant drive to achieve excellence has enabled Real Photo to supply the best companies in Sydney and Australia with an outstanding end product and exemplary service. To date Real Photo has successfully completed tens of thousands of assignments for the property and commercial sectors.

Real Photo have perfected the technology of Virtual Furniture being one of the very first companies to bring this exciting service to the market.

Who we are

When Hawaii based underwater photographer Kevin Sweeney moved to Australia he brought a lifetime of photographic experience to the real estate sector. Shooting for magazines including National Geographic and Conde Nast Traveler, Kevin is the creator of many of the iconic underwater whale and dolphin images known in the public domain. Kevin’s forty year photographic experience plus his decade of exclusive focus on the property genre, assures stunning and well-crafted imagery every time. 

Lisa Darveniza was trained in photographic art through the College of Fine Arts, UNSW and has a diploma in photoimaging from CATC. Lisa’s technical training and art background bring an understanding of composition that ensure all Real Photo’s imagery are highest quality.

The Real Photo team are all fully trained professional photographers, editors, floor planners and copywriters. We ensure that all our team members are not only highly skilled but also friendly and reliable. We always guarantee superior imagery and an unbeatable 24-hour turnaround.



We capture all the best features of your home to dramatically increase sale and rental prices


Great photography and marketing are essential to position your asset in the competitive marketplace


We specialise in resort photography capturing luxury accommodations all over the world


To maximise your AirBnb listing you need professional photography.

Virtual Furniture

We are leaders in Virtual Furniture.
We have refined this service over years to become the very best in the industry. Real Photo digitally furnish your images of empty rooms with stunning contemporary furniture to dramatically increase sale prices. Real Photo are the number one choice for Virtual Furniture in Australia because we achieve an exceptionally realistic result every time.

Note: Please scroll center arrow to left or right to see Before and After


“Of the last 3 clients that scored the Real Photo shots, one came back at 10/10 and two scored them 11/10!
The Real Photo team are accommodating, friendly, and have photographers that are clearly at the top of their game – totally professional and most excellent indeed. It is refreshing, and great for our business, to have photographers that are delivering consistently high quality work – each and every shoot.
I would, without hesitation, recommend the Real Photo team for professional photography – they are simply a class apart.”

Ken Guiney, Principal
Silver Bullet Realty

“Thanks these photos are great, you’ve really reflected the brief and captured the vibe that we looking for.”

Jackie, Private Vendor

“Thanks very much, the photos look great!”

Katrina Wilson, Sales Executive
Belle Property Double Bay

“They look stunning! Good work!”

Deborah Colebrook, Leasing and New Business
Morton and Morton

“These photos are excellent. Front Cover stuff!”

Paul Cooper, Principal
Coopers Agency

“These photos are great! I am loving your work. I have passed your details onto the whole company!”

Hermione, Director of Property Management
Morton and Morton

“Thanks Kevin, they look amazing. About 100 times better than the last photos we had!”

Angus,Sales Agent
Morton and Morton

“Great job on these! The owner is thrilled!”

Brenton Gadsby, Sales Executive
Bradfield Cleary

“I placed a flyer in the lift last night with the images and got a call first thing this morning!”

Diana Smith, Sales Agent
Elan Property

“World Apartments recently commissioned Kevin Sweeney to photograph all our apartments to enhance the quality of our website and imagery of our properties. Real Photo has provided us with high quality photographs and dependable and reliable service at a very competitive price.
We have seen an increase in enquiries and bookings and all our owners are very happy with the result. Kevin and Lisa are professional and obliging and we highly recommend their service to both Property Managers and Sales Agents.”

Margie Armstrong, Property Manager
World Apartments

“These photos are stunning! Thank you very much . The Virtual Furniture is brilliant.”

Andrew Blomfield, Director
Blomfield Real Estate

“Thanks Kevin. The Virtual Furniture looks absolutely awesome!”

Andrew Taylor, Director
Focus Point

“Real Photo took stunning photos of our luxury resort in Vanuatu.
They were extremely professional, returning to some locations several times as the light changed to get the best shot, and showing a good understanding of the brief they were given. The post production work by the team is outstanding – creating beautiful imagery that tells a story, and creating the look we were after.”

Frederick Maclean, Owner
The Havannah, Vanuatu

We have just seen the images and we are in awe of your amazing work.
We just love it! You guys are amazing – we are completely lost for words at how beautiful the images are!

Victor Edwards, Sales & Marketing Manager
Crown Resort & Spa

We work with incredible companies

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