For the Lodge Owner
The only perception a potential client has of your hotel are the images they see either through print media or online. This means bookings can surely be won or lost on the quality of a single image. We believe in reflecting the brand the establishment wishes to portray without being too obvious, subtle messaging within a picture. At APS we produce great hotel photography, pure and simple!
With our roots being in the safari industry, we are also able to create the feeling and atmosphere of being on safari.
And the Travel Agents
We are able to photograph every facet of a safari operation and our service is not limited to just the location based operations. Our photographers are also available to accompany travel agents on the annual site visits to photograph the various properties on their portfolios. This is a unique service, as it produces unique high quality images that can be used in print and digital media.
On our arrival we try and envision how light will fall onto the building, to capture one of the critical images that you will require for your marketing, this is an amazing exterior photograph of your Guest House and Hotel. Our whole exterior photography shoot would revolve almost around this single image and we will plan to capture this image at the perfect time of day. The other exterior shots are all complimentary to this main image.
Food and Beverage Photography
A great addition to any Guesthouse and Hotel photography portfolio is a collection of food and beverage images. We photograph these images in a range of styles from elegant and sophisticated dishes to wholesome farmstyle meals. We capture the details of what you prepare and serve, these images are perfect compliment the rest of the portfolio.
Frequently Asked Questions
The photo shoot can take anywhere from a single day to multiple days, it depends on what your requirements are and the size of the property. Few of the key photographs can only be photographed early or late in the day, so to some degree the weather may play a part, but generally a single full day for most properties will be enough.
We offer various types of pricing structures, depending on the size, location and requirements of the shoot. Please contact us outlining your needs in order for us to accurately provide you with a quotation.
There is a small window of time known as the “Golden Hour” between twilight/sunset and sunset/twilight where the colors and tones of an image are greatly complimented by the softer lighting in the sky. This is often the best time to shoot exterior shots. The rest of the interior shots can be done during the middle periods of the day.
Our dates and availability vary greatly depending on the seasonality and weather conditions but you are more than welcome to contact us with your proposed dates to check availability and we will respond as soon as possible.
Images can be sent to you via Dropbox or any alternative that best suites your needs. Due to the sizes of the images we are unable to send them via email without compressing them which reduces their quality. Alternative methods of delivery can be arranged on request.
We sure can! However any location outside a 10km radius of either Nelspruit of White river we will be built the travel costs into the quotation.
We can supply in any file format your require, however generally we supply
- Large web images for websites
- Low res for your social media feeds
- Hi res Images for your own achieving for further use and print media