Whether you’re a professional or amateur photographer, a shooting space is essential! This space could be your backyard or your basement but if you’re really reaching for a clean look, consider spending a little cash to rent a photography studio. We know that doing a photoshoot in a studio for the first time can be intimidating and seems pricey but with research it doesn’t have to be. So we’ve listed a few with the full day (around 8 hours) prices for you to check out!
If you hate clutter while you work, Studio By House is right for you! Their two massive studios measure 1500 square feet and 2000 square feet and for only $149-$179 for 10 hours, you are provided with wifi, a kitchen and the option to rent a variety of equipment.
Price: $149 – $179
Address: 1650 Dundas St East
Looking for a reasonably priced, relatively large space and a fun time? At only $180 for 8 hours, THAT Studio provides you with all the typical studio features, wifi, a T.V. for when you’re on break, and even a swing in the client area! The studio is conveniently located near a beach for a quick game of volleyball on break. What more do you need?
Address: 260 Carlaw Ave, Unit #202A
Our list won’t be completed without mentioning our good friends over at AstroLab Studios! You can do it all at their studios, from photos to video and even audio recording/mixing. We’ve got a chance to use their STUDIO 1 (which has over 2700 sq ft of space) & STUDIO 3 which are always freshly painted and equipped with a wide range of lighting you can use during your shoot. Highly recommended!
Price: starting at $60/hour
Address: 629 Eastern Avenue
4. Studio 202
At King and Lawrence is a building built in the 40’s where Studio 202 is located. This studio has everything any other but one thing that makes Studio 202 stand out is its original architecture dating back to 1940s.
Address: 52 St Lawrence St, Toronto
6. V1 Studio
If you want a different look, V1 Studio has two studios for you to choose from: V1, a warm loft, and V2, a luxurious Victorian space. Both spaces include props, a full kitchen and a makeup area. V1 even includes a cat free of charge!
Price: $250 – $400
Address: 52 Saint Lawrence St.
You can rent both studios for a combined price of $720 (3200 square feet of combined space) for 12 hours. Outside of the studio is an enormous parking lot that can be used for a staging area or, as their website suggest, to host a barbecue!
Price: $290 – $590
Address: 480 Coxwell Ave.
Neighbourhood Studios’ Studio A is a 2000 square feet studio on Carlaw and Lake Shore Boulevard with a 20’ by 20’ frosted glass window. They have a workstation, some equipment included and others you can rent, and many other features.
Address: 17 Carlaw Avenue, Unit #2
This studio may be pricey but with a view of the Toronto skyline, both a makeup station and change room, vintage props and 1500 square feet of open space, it’s worth the dough. The vintage vibes could even help inspire you and get those creative thoughts flowing!
Address: 9 Davies Avenue
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