Hotel photography – moving beyond your “Auto” setting

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Many hotel managers when deciding to do their own hotel photography will go out and buy a superb camera that’s chock-full of fancy features and apparently does everything for you. I met one owner who’d spent over $3000 on a camera and it had hundreds of settings, but sadly he had it set almost always… Read more »

Hotel photographer tips – lighting

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Want some great photographs of your hotel? Hopefully the answer to that is “yes” as you’ll have realised that giving your potential customers some superb pictures of your hotel will increase your sales and also help your website rank as these pictures are shared. So with that in mind, we want to help you along… Read more »

More advanced Time Lapse Photography

Friday, April 18th, 2014

In an earlier post we discussed your first time lapse video and how to start with a small budget and equipment you’ve probably already got. Well now we’re going to delve a bit deeper. First off, let’s think about a few principles of time lapse that are important to take into account.

How to make a simple time lapse video

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Over the years we’ve seen many hotels grow in size to accommodate more rooms, larger dining rooms, a spa, the list goes on. The problem is, when the building is done and the wraps come off it, what was there before is all but forgotten. However, with a little bit of planning and setting up… Read more »

Hiring a hotel photographer

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

On this blog we like to think we’re pretty good at giving you information and advice on how best to use your shiny new DSLR camera to make the most of your photography. Using the tips we give, you could very easily go around your hotel and get some fantastic shots which you can then… Read more »

The benefits of a hotel virtual tour

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

With so many hotels competing for business, both private and chains, it is important for every hotel to put their best foot forward and stand out from the crowd. It’s also important to make the buying decision an easy one for the potential client and this can be done by taking advantage of technology and… Read more »

Five tips for photography beginners

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Many people start their photography careers late. Having worked in the corporate world for years, they’ve decided that the cut and thrust of the business world is not for them and they’d rather travel the world taking photographs and trying to earn a salary from it. Indeed, this is perfectly possible but for some, the… Read more »

So, who are the Marriott hotel photographers?

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

That’d be us! If you run your own hotel and you want quality photography to help sell your rooms then you need to ensure you hire a company that is trusted by some of the best in the world. Anyone can buy a camera these days, pop up a website and then tout themselves as… Read more »

Hotel Photographers – professional quality can equal more sales

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

As a hotel owner, you’ve probably already dabbled in a little photography and taken your digital SLR on a tour of the grounds to take some photos and use them in various publicity shots or even your website. You may have been overjoyed with the results and given the quality of digital SLR cameras these… Read more »

Promoting your videos on YouTube

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Many hotels have gone to the trouble of creating a lot of excellent photographs of their hotel and their website is adorned with them on every page. They’ve even got videos and virtual walk-throughs and so you’d think that they’ve done everything they can to promote their website. But there’s a lot more to do… Read more »