Hotel Photography – capturing the essence of luxury and historic hotels from around the world

Hotel Essence Photography are experts in creating quality photography for hotels, we don´t just take photographs we go one step beyond to capture the essence of luxury hotels, historic hotels and resorts worldwide.

Hotel Essence Photography are committed to creating images that communicate the authentic essence of a hotel. As experienced professionals we work in partnership with the hotel team to ensure that we capture the photos you need. From meticulous preparation and planning through to post production we deliver a complete service, bringing flexibility and practical solutions developed over years of experience.As hospitality photographers we know the importance of revenue-generating images. The ones that make you just want to make a reservation.

Our Mission is “To capture the essence of luxury and historic hotels” .

To convey the story of a hotel you need details that capture the essence of the hotel. This point was so important to us that when award winning hotel photographer, Michelle Chaplow established our hotel photography company we included the word essence, not only in our company name, but also in our in our mission statement.

Who are Hotel Essence Photography, and what do they offer?

Professional hotel photographer Michelle Chaplow and her crew specialise in photographing luxury hotels, historic hotels properties and resorts worldwide. We cover architectural photography, exteriors, interiors, environmental portraits of hotel staff, local experiences and excursions, geo-identifiers (the small things that remind guests exactly where they are in the world). With lighting specialists, art directors, stylists, digital editors and journalists, to achieve exactly the right look, feel and message about a property, the Essence team offers a unique service carrying out luxury hotel photography commissions around the globe. Our Hotel Photography Company is a one-stop shop for all your hotel photography needs. Our top priority is to capture the essence of your establishment – Michelle Chaplow and her team are passionate about travel and the hotel industry, and are highly experienced in depicting the world’s finest hotels in an alluring and original way which makes the viewer feel they want to make a hotel reservation. “My aim is to capture the personality of a hotel in such a way that the viewer feels compelled to say, ‘Take me there!’ ” says Michelle Chaplow.

What is the essence of a hotel?

The mission of Hotel Essence Photography is to go beyond capturing the bedrooms and communal zones of the property. The aim is to capture the very essence of the hotel. The things you remember when you return home, the details that make you feel happy at the time and which create a connection: scented flowers by the bath, pillow gifts, cultural influences, historical references, tea on the terrace, a smiling face to greet you each morning. The essence of a hotel is in the detail. It’s the detail that portrays the feeling, the soul, the heart and the very essence of the hotel. The things that will make your hotel stand out from the rest.

Why is high-quality photography so important?

Hoteliers put their heart and soul into their properties and they deserve to have their hotel portrayed in the very best light. Whichever way you look at it, quality hotel photography a fundamental requisite of modern-day travel, when browsing for a hotel online, it is the imagery that gives the first impression to the potential hotel guest, we recognize this and our team will work to portray the hotel to the highest possible standard. In this high-tech world, where our visual skills are constantly being used as we “read” and interpret the imagery around us – whether on a computer, mobile phone, tablet, TV or in a glossy magazine – quality photography of a hotel or resort is a necessary tool for online and print promotion. To make a hotel stand out from the competition, superb images are both an essential requisite and a sound investment.

Can you ensure that you capture guest experiences?

These days five-star luxury and historic hotels aren’t just about the facilities – they’re all about the guest experience.That’s where our dedicated hotel photography company comes in. In our thoughtfully-composed, beautifully-shot photographs, you can see the infinite care taken by hotel staff to make each guest feel special, welcome, relaxed and at home; the extra effort taken, the exciting activities and excursions offered – why this is the hotel they must book. For it is, quite simply, unmissable. That’s the power of first-class hotel photography.

Hotel photography is our area of expertise

As a dedicated hotel photography company we have helped numerous hotels around the world, transform their websites and marketing materials with high-quality revenue-generating imagery. Hotel photography is our area of expertise. We create photography that you will be proud to use throughout your digital, print and social media channels. Photography which communicates effectively and persuasively to potential guests exactly why your hotel is the one they should book. we are mindful that hotel Photography is the window to your “hotel world” before they arrive, and the memory and dreams that guests take with them when they leave.

What people say about Hotel Essence Photography?

We work to budgets large and small, if you need a reliable hotel photography company, take a look at our testimonials

Does your luxury or historic hotel need new photography?

Does your Luxury or Historic Hotel need new photography – a fresh set of images which show off your property in the best possible light, capturing exactly what makes your hotel stand out from all the others? Are you confident that your current portfolio of Hotel images captures the very Essence of your hotel? We would love to hear from you, together we can help portray your hotel in the very best light.