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Get your holiday rental photo-ready

  By vacation rental marketing expert, Karen Spencer Holiday Rental Business Get you holiday rental photo-ready 1 Clean everything The camera never lies and that dust under the sofa will show up! 2 Dont mislead What guests see in the photo needs to be for their use. For example it’s unfair and misleading to show a flat screen tv in the shot, because it looks good, when it’ll be replaced...
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Vacation Rental Photography | Professionals v Owners

By Rohinita Charan of Panaviz Vacation Rental Photography Professionals v Owners This week we start a series of occasional articles by Rohinita of Panaviz that highlight the difference between professionally taken photos and those taken by owners. In my view Panaviz are the best hotel, resort, vacation rental & real estate photographers in the business – We can all learn a lot from them. These articles don’t need words to highlight the...
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Tinder for Vacation Rentals

By Kevin Riedel View image | gettyimages.com Love at first sight – A vacation rental love story. Have you heard of Tinder? If you haven’t, it’s a dating app with over 50 million monthly active monthly users and an estimated $1.3 billion (USD) valuation. Here’s how it works: you create a Tinder profile based on your Facebook profile. Tinder then finds suitable matches (based on age, geography, interests, etc.) and...
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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 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 | 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 Tips | Adding A Few Bedroom Props

Here we have highlighted what has been added during this simple makeover. We have just added a variety of small items that add a touch of warmth, detail and, more importantly, show the room to look almost occupied. As you can see these add foreground and form as well as colour… Adding a few well placed props can have a huge impact on booking rates. Try it and see. It’s the...
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