Blog Category: Hotel Photography Tips

This section offers sound advice to hoteliers on how to prepare for their next photo-shoot, with technical advice, specifications for hotel photography, how to choose a hotel photographer, and how to manage that all-important shoot. Follow these tips carefully and you will achieve first-class hotel photography with minimal disruption to the establishment’s day-to-day running.


Festive holiday photography

Festive Hotel photography Christmas Holiday and festive decorations are one of the most complicated areas of a hotel to photograph. Low light, refections in baubles, shiny sparkling surfaces and contrasting high lights with deep dark greens of the Christmas tree and...
Hotel websites: beware of the panoramic crop

Hotel websites: beware of the panoramic crop

By Michelle Chaplow Please don’t cut my head and legs off In every family there is one person who is a disaster with a camera  – someone who has a reputation for cutting off people’s heads whenever they take a picture. So, when a camera or phone is offered...
Styling a hotel bed

Styling a hotel bed

How to style a hotel bed – Hotel Photogrqaphy Tips & tricks. by Hospitality photographer Michelle Chaplow & room stylist Sonja Haberstroh Beds are indeed very complicated to photograph. So how do we overcome this problem, especially as the camera is...
Social Media Photography for hotels

Social Media Photography for hotels

Social media photography for hotels is a very valuable element of hotel marketing. The engagement it produces between hotels and prospective guests can increase bookings and hence generate revenue. Images are processed by the brain so much faster than text, so it goes...
Hotel Bathroom Photography

Hotel Bathroom Photography

Hotel bathroom photography by Michelle Chaplow Many people ask us, what´s the most challenging room in a hotel to photograph? Without a doubt it is the bathrooms and yes, we love a challenge. Hotel bathrooms are one of the most complicated areas of a hotel to...