About us

Our Core Values

The Realphoto Mission: hire a trusted, professional photographer with ease for all real estate, commercial, and industrial media assets.

Do the Right Thing

  • When it’s right for the client, and it's right for Realphoto, it’s the right thing to do.
  • We learn from our mistakes, and welcome opportunities to improve.
  • We demand excellence from ourselves and hold each other accountable to do the same.

People First

  • We are inspired to serve our customers and photographers in effort to make everyone successful.
  • We strive to make every service we provide happen with ease; our clients goals are indistinguishable from our own.
  • We build long lasting relationships, not just transactions.

Rise to the Occasion

  • We fearlessly approach the unknown, leverage our team, and accomplish each goal we set out to achieve.
  • We are tenacious with the knowledge that if we can dream it, we can do it.
  • We stretch ourselves to always improve our craft, mentor one another, and celebrate each victory.


  • We know that success in life means more than just a great work life.
  • We take time for ourselves to ensure we're at our best, and give extra when needed and able.
  • We believe that a balanced whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

The Realphoto Team

Who We Are

Founder & CEO

Arnold Wells

Arnold is a legendary photographer around the Austin, TX area. With over 15 years of experience with photography and post production, he has produced some of the most iconic photographs of our time. Arnold ensures that all media assets made for Realphoto clients are held to the highest standard and delivers every time.


Technical Co-founder and Developer

Ryan Oeltjenbruns

Ryan is a pasisonate software developer with almost 15 years of experience. Building web apps, third party integrations, and thinking outside the box are just a few things you can come to expect from him. His most notable role was working at WP Engine as employee #21 (dev #5) for over 6 years where he wrote software 5% of the internet uses and internal departments depend on every day.


Pilot & Photographer

Shaun Acker

Shaun is a registered drone pilot with over 5 years of industry experience. With the steadiest of hands, his drone photography has captivated audiences, intrigued customers, and sold properties for clients.