Photos can help show off your car’s features and help borrowers decide whether to book your car

Good profile photos 

Good angle, clear background and good lighting

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Good additional photos

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Tips for taking photos

Primary photo

Your car doesn’t need to be fancy to look good – and you don’t need to set up a special photoshoot.

Good setup

  • Make sure your car is looking its best – try to take photos just after it's washed
  • Park it in an open area – it’s harder to take good photos if your car is in a garage or tight parking space

Only have your car in the photo 

  • Make sure your car is the center of attention with a little space above and below
  • Avoid having any people, other cars, trash bins, or other objects in the photo - if you can, look for a great backdrop like a colorful wall, the beach or a green park
  • Make sure your car is in focus and the photo isn't blurry
  • Use a single photo (not a collage) - you can use additional photos if you want to show more than one angle or feature
  • Don't add any text overlay - use the car's description instead

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Good camera angle

  • Take the photo in landscape
  • Photograph from the front or side angle - not from the rear
  • Use a realistic lens (not fish-eye or distorted)
  • Use a natural point of view (not too low or high)

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Clear lighting

  • Avoid too much glare or a dark photo 
  • Generally, early-mid morning and late afternoon can provide good lighting

Additional photos

  • You should aim to have around 5 additional photos
  • Show off the interior too: show the front and back seats (or if you have a car with up to 8 seats, show all of the seating)
  • Include photos of the trunk. This can help borrowers to know if they can fit what they need in. Place a common item like a suitcase or shopping bag inside

Not so good profile photos

Too dark - bring your car out of the garage and take the photo with the sun behind you

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