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Vacation Rental Photography | Photo Of The Week

By Tyann Marcink Vacation Rental Photography Photo of the week One doesn’t always need to use a wide-angle lens to get the entire room in a single image. Sometimes the vertical layout is best to showcase a portion of a room, helping to narrow our focus in a photo. What I like about this photo: The white chair angled out from the table just a bit invites me to come...
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Vacation Rental Photography | Photo Of The Week

By Tyann Marcink I couldn’t pass up the chance to highlight this week’s Perseid Meteor Shower. Did you go outside in the middle of the night, lie down and stare at the wonders of the sky? It is truly amazing to see the meteors streak across the sky. If your vacation rental is in an area with little to no light pollution, you should be featuring night sky photos to...
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Vacation Rental Photography | Photo Of The Week

By Tyann Marcink One of the key challenges for your vacation rental marketing images is being able to transport a guest from their laptop/tablet/smartphone at home to a getaway at your property. Your images need to get a guest to not just think, but to say out loud, “I want to be THERE.” What I like about this photo: It’s a unique perspective on what could be an average beach...
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Vacation Rental Photography | Photo Of The Week

By Tyann Marcink The simplicity, the clean lines, and the pops of red in this living room caught my attention quickly. The small items grouped together and strategically placed throughout the room work well at giving this photo a lot of interest without being overwhelming. What I like about this photo: There may be many small items in the room, but it is not cluttered. The room is filled with...
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Vacation Rental Photography | Photo Of The Week

By Tyann Marcink Here fishy, fishy, fishy! Not every photo marketing your vacation rental property has to be a wide angle shot, showing as much as possible. Detail shots draw the traveler closer, engaging their senses. What I like about this photo: The colorful fish are eye catching. It focuses on a local activity that I could enjoy myself while staying at the property. It hits my sense of taste…I...
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Vacation Rental Photography | Photo Of The Week

By Tyann Marcink People travel for experiences. Maybe they want a new experience to get away from the humdrum of life, or they want to recreate an experience they have had previously. Are you highlighting the possibilities of experiences in your area? You should. What I like about this photo: It highlights an experience – fishing on Lake Michigan. Gorgeous colors as the sun sets. The simple silhouette of the...
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Vacation Rental Photography | Photo Of The Week

By Tyann Marcink Sparkling glassware and cheery wildflowers grace this dining table set for a family meal. Simple staging like setting the table and adding local flowers or another beautiful centerpiece adds more interest versus a clear table. What I like about this photo: The shallow depth of field puts the focus on the immediate seat and the flowers. The angle of the photo, coming from the corner instead of...
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Vacation Rental Photography | Photo Of The Week

By Tyann Marcink The magical time of day when the sun has left just a hint of pink in the clouds as the blue hour appears. This moment is fleeting and is the perfect time to capture an exterior photo. Just be prepared for when the magical combination of light appears. What I like about this photo: The gorgeous light. It is the beginning of blue hour, when the sky...
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Vacation Rental Photography | Photo Of The Week

By Tyann Marcink Vacation Rental Photography Photo of the week Breakfast with this view? Yes, please! There is more than one reason this is the lead photo for this property in Cozumel, though. What I like about this photo: The blue of the Caribbean Sea lures you into the image. The lines of the horizon and the deck railing lead you into the sitting area. The table is set and...
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Vacation Rental Photography | Photo Of The Week

By Tyann Marcink Vacation Rental Photography Photo of the week Majestic. Stately. Grand. This great room brings all of those adjectives to mind quickly, and, what do you know, the home sits right near the majestic mountains in Breckenridge, Colorado. I am headed to Colorado for the HomeAway Summit, so why not have the Photo of the Week from where I am off to for a few days? What I...
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