Behind-the-Scenes Pictures From HGTV Smart Home 2014

Go behind the scenes with HGTV talent, staffers, photographers and production teams at the HGTV Smart Home 2014 in Nashville.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

Welcome to HGTV Smart Home 2014 in Nashville! Scripps Production starts their day shooting the exterior of this English country retreat for on-air episodes.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

HGTV host Chris Lambton walks down the driveway, talking about all of the design features and high-tech details at HGTV Smart Home 2014.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

HGTV hosts Chris Lambton and Tiffany Brooks, pose for a quick snap shot before heading in the house.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

Scripps Production captures every smart feature in the home.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

While the sound tech gets the mic ready, Tiffany receives a fresh coat of make-up before going on camera.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

The Scripps Production team is always on standby to take photos and fix make-up.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

Every detail is captured in the HGTV Smart Home 2014, from the kitchen cabinets to a chrome faucet.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

Chris and Tiffany chat about the eye-catching art work displayed on the mantel in the great room.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

Last shot of the day is in the fun-filled basement.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

Team bootie shot. No dirty shoes are allowed inside HGTV Smart Home. Everyone wore shoe covers, except the hosts.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes

The crew wraps up their on-air shoot by posing in front of the living room fireplace.

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Next up, it's time for the photo shoot. The HGTV.com team loads up their mini van with equipment at HGTV headquarters in Knoxville, TN.

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Photographer Eric Perry shows us how he smiles for the camera.

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Photographer Eric Perry, photo assistant Scott Linsdeau, and visual designer Jason Kisner pow wow about their daily shot list.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Bruce Cole, the virtual tour photographer, turns on the smart TV to capture the features in a shot of the great room.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Thousands of images are taken at the HGTV Smart Home 2014, but only the best make the cut.

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Bruce Cole sets up in the basement bathroom to review his 360-degree shots.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

The staging book is extremely important. After the design team gets every space staged they take detailed pictures. These images are organized in a binder and referenced to when setting up a shot.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Scott Linsdeau

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Scott Linsdeau

Sometimes you've got to get creative to capture the perfect shot.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Scott Linsdeau

Eric and Jason review their shot list before shooting the dining room.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Scott Linsdeau

The technology designer shows the team how to control smart features throughout the home via tablet.

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HGTV.com special projects director Jeannine Jones reviews the must-have shots for the day.

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Alex Weatherly, technical content producer, makes a list of prizes for the Smart Swag Giveaway.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

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It's not all work and no play. The team takes a break for lunch at a local burger joint.

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After lunch, it's back to work.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Bruce checks the color balance before taking his shot.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Managing editor Virginia Moon and Eric review images of the great room.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Scott Linsdeau

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Sometimes it can be tricky to create a work space, because no one is allowed on the furniture.

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Another lunch break at a local deli. This bunch is hungry after a morning of shooting.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

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Jason and Scott review image options in the mechanical room.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Sometimes you've got to make yourself at home. Virginia sets up her workspace by the fireplace.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Scott Linsdeau

Jeannine and Jason convert the dining table from an office space into a tablescape for entertaining.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Scott Linsdeau

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Scott Linsdeau

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Scott Linsdeau

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

This production crew came to shoot the behind-the-build TV special, airing on DIYNetwork April 10th.

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When not in use, the garage becomes a drop zone for everyone's equipment.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

The behind-the-build production crew captures Eric in action.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Before the exterior is photographed, clean up is a must.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Here, the photographers use a cucoloris to create the illusion of sunshine.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

A successful day of shooting is celebrated in the kitchen.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Alex Weatherly © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Exhaustion has hit, photographer down. Bruce takes a break for a few minutes to recharge his batteries.

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HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Scott Linsdeau

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Even though it's been a long week, the team can still laugh at lunch.

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home Behind the Scenes Jason Kisner © 2013, Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

That's a wrap! The crew says farewell to Nashville with a final group shot. Wait, where's Jason?

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Wink, wink! Jason says good-bye to the HGTV Smart Home 2014.

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