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New Vacation Rental Photography Book Published

  By Alan Egan The Vacation Rental Photography And Staging Bible Hello Alan here, I have just published a new vacation rental photography book. The Vacation Rental Photography and Staging Bible. Get your copy today This book combines my existing guides (over 1,000 copies downloaded) along with updated and new material. The new book has over 100 full colour pages along with real life photo makeover examples, professional tips and checklists....
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Vacation Rental – Turning Low Season Into High Season

As it’s that time of the year when owners start trying to sell low season weeks we thought that we would reshare this article from our archives. Hope you find it useful… Vacation rental marketing is like most things in life, the more effort that you put into it the more you get out of it. This article looks at making a little effort, putting in a little time and...
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Vacation Rental Marketing Tips | Smile Please

By Alan Egan In a world of multi-media and social media it helps to be media savvy and sociable. The big players within the vacation rental listing sites are now offering space to upload more and more images. So, here’s todays tip,  add a smiling photo of yourself / yourselves, preferably outside your holiday home. The two photos above right come from wonderfulland.com one of the best bed and breakfast...
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Vacation Rental Photography Tips | Pimp Your Poolside Photos

By Alan Egan Poolside again this week… Someone has to do it. Here is a super easy pro tip that turns your outdoor photos into eye catching, competition killer, bookings winners. Top tips A towel on a lounger here, a couple of drinks there and your images send a much more powerful “VACATION ” message. Micro stage your poolside shots to look as if someone was lounging by the pool and...
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Vacation Rental Photography Tips | Shimmering Pools

By Alan Egan Here is a super easy pro tip that turns your pool  photos into eye catching, competition killer, bookings winners. The photograph shown top right is a common enough shot. House and pool – you see photos like this all over the web. There is nothing particularly wrong with this photo. The camera is tripod mounted, level, low down to accentuate the pool and the sun is overhead...
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Vacation Rental Photography Tips | An Open And Shut Case

This is the single , most important vacation rental photo tip of all time. So many owners fail on this level. Even professional photographers miss the psychology involved here. It’s simple to fix though. Closed doors and windows are not inviting or welcoming, they send the wrong message.   Web visitors that come across photos that show closed doors and windows, will skim over these images in favour of properties shown...
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Vacation rental photography

Photo of the week By Tyann MarcinkWhat first drew me to this property was not this photo, but the lead photo of being a black and white image – a bold move on the owner’s part. The older looking image worked together with the title of Harlem Hideaway Parlor Apartment, and it got me. So why not show that photo instead? Another day. 😉 Because I like this bedroom image...
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Vacation Rental Photography

Photo of the week Do your guests know you? Have you given them a chance to connect with you? You never need to share any deep personal details about yourself or your family, but a simple photo of your family goes a long way. And if you want to really make an impact, show your guests how you and your family experience your vacation rental property and the area activities....
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Vacation Rental Photography

Photo of the week Simple step to give your photo depth of field: compose your shot with a foreground element. What I like about this photo: – The landscape greenery in the foreground immediately grabs my attention then leads me through the photo to the driftwood, out to the ocean, and back to the house. – Bright colors and soft shadows. – Beautiful blue sky with some clouds to soften...
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Vacation Rental Photography

Photo of the week Winter isn’t quite over, and this cozy fireplace is calling my name. Several things drew me to this photo: The warm oranges and reds in the pillows are balanced nicely with the bowl of pinecones and ornaments next to the fireplace. The nice depth of field with the chair in the foreground. The small footstool inviting one to sit in front of the fireplace. You can...
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