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This highly versatile compact 410 sq. ft photo studio space just minutes away from downtown San Francisco, located in an upscale area of Berkeley in a historic renovated building. Just a five minute Uber/Lyft ride from Ashby BART, or 15-20 minute drive from downtown San Francisco. Ample free street parking in this safe upscale area. All lighting gear is included for use with each photo studio rental. Studio features a variety of strobes, light modifiers, backgrounds, amenities, etc. Perfect for shooting headshots, portraiture, beauty, glamour, fashion, product photography, full-length, you name it. (For full-length shots a 24-70mm lens is recommended.) Just bring your camera, model/client and shoot. :) RATE INFO: • Weekday 9am-6pm Monday - Friday: $65/hr • Weekend & After-hours Rates: $79/hr Studio Dimensions: Approx. 20 ft x 20 ft with 9ft Ceilings (410 sq. feet) • Setup, Instruction, and/or professional photographer guidance is available for $100/hr Lighting and gear INCLUDED for use with this rental are: • (1x) AlienBees B1600 Flash Unit • (3x) AlienBees B800 Flash Unit • (1x) Hand-Crafted Ringlight (Continuous Light, Amazing Depth of Field!) • (1x) Savage Pro LED Ringlight Plus Light Modifiers INCLUDED for use with this rental are: • (1x) 47 in. Octagon Softbox • (4x) 36 in. x 10 Strip Softboxes • (2x) 32 in. x 40 Large Softbox • (1x) 86 in. Parabolic Umbrella Soft Silver Interior (Huge!) • (1x) 22 in. Beauty Dish • (2x) 33 in. Soft White Diffuser Umbrella • (4x) 36 in. x 10 Strip Softboxes • (3x) Large V-Flats • (1x) 2-3/4 in. Snoot with Color Gels & Honeycomb Grid • (1x) 33 in. Gold Reflective Umbrella • (6x) 7 in. Standard Reflectors • (4x) 9 in. Barn Door & Honeycomb Grids Set • Adjustable “Tri-Flector” system with stand • Assorted Colored Gel Sets Additional Studio Items INCLUDED for use with this rental are: • (4x) PocketWizard PlusX • (2x) 10 ft. Mathews C-Stands w/boom arms • (1x) Manfrotto Tripod with Ball Head • (3x) 7ft. Portable Light Stands • (1x) 10ft. Adjustable Portable Backdrop Stand • (1x) Adjustable Laptop Stand • (1x) Mahogany Stained Full Apple Box Set • (1x) Mannequin Torso • (8x) Industrial Sand Bags • (1x) Step Ladder • (4x) Studio stools • Many Extension Cords Studio amenities INCLUDED for use with this rental are: • FREE High Speed WIFI • Optional Wired Internet • Ample FREE street parking • Mini fridge & Snack Area • Heater with in-studio Thermostat • Workstation Area • Two adjustable chairs • Private Unisex Bathroom • Beautiful Natural Light Available • Dual Industrial-Sized Sinks • Small Makeup Area • Bose Mini-Link II Wireless Bluetooth Speaker • Clothing Rack with Hangars • Hand-Held Clothing Steamer • Full set of Apple Boxes • Various Flags, Reflectors, and Bounce Cards • Smartphone Charging Area • Plexiglass and Platform Surfaces • Balcony Area • Lint Roller, Clips/Clamps & More • Hair Care Items • Numerous Power Outlets • Cafe Downstairs (Yum!) Over 25 Seamless paper backgrounds INCLUDED for use with this rental are: (107″ Width) Seamless Paper: Black (107″ Width) Seamless Paper: Thunder Gray (107″ Width) Seamless Paper: Baby Blue (107″ Width) Seamless Paper: Coral (Pink) (107″ Width) Seamless Paper: Evergreen (107″ Width) Seamless Paper: Light Gray (107″ Width) Seamless Paper: Orange (107″ Width) Seamless Paper: Primary Red (107″ Width) Seamless Paper: Orchid (107″ Width) Seamless Paper: Teal (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Blue Mist (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Mocha (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Evergreen (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Crimson (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Deep Yellow (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Lemonade (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Bone (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Rustic (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Coral (Pink) (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Olive Green (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Thunder Gray (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Plum (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Blue Jay (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Stone Gray (53″ Width) Seamless Paper: Ultramarine NOTE: (107″ Width) Seamless Paper: Pure White is available as an add-on for a $20 charge for the use of a full sweep of white seamless paper (up to 10-ft on the ground) since this is typically not reusable after each use and requires frequent replacement.
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Guests may cancel their Booking until 7 days before the event start time and will receive a full refund (including all Fees) of their Booking Price. Guests may cancel their Booking between 7 days and 24 hours before the event start time and receive a 50% refund (excluding Fees) of their Booking Price. Booking cancellations submitted less than 24 hours before the Event start time are not refundable. Learn more
Mitchell A. booked a photoshoot for 6 people
Super versatile, well-lit space was great for our photoshoot! Great value with all of the equipment that is included as well. Host was very friendly and very quick to respond to questions.
Shidume L. booked a portrait photo shoot for 6 people
Mike is a great host, and the space is lovely. He has plenty of lighting equipment, and natural light to work with. Additionally, the building is very easy to get in and out of, AND there's a coffee shop downstairs! I will definitely book again!
Cole S. booked a photo shoot for 4 people
Studio was perfect for our needs. Very well equipped with everything that we needed and more. Mike was a great host and made it super easy for us, even with COVID precautions that are needed.
Amoa K. booked a photoshoot for 4 people
Mike is always a great host. Everything is easy to find and quick for you to set-up and use. Great spot for doing potraits and/or product photography with great big windows.
Daniel V. booked a production for 4 people
This space is really well equipped! Great building with easy access, good street parking, and a nice café below. Mike is very responsive and easy going. I used this space for a headshot/portrait session and had a great experience all around. I will definitely book this space again.
Meg I. booked a production for 6 people
What a wonderful studio with great natural light and access to a balcony! The space it's equipped so many amenities and extremely organized too. Mike was super helpful and professional. Would definitely come back again to shoot more!
Katryna H. booked a production for 4 people
The space was just what I expected and offered plenty of options in backdrop colors which was perfect for my shoot. Mike was right on time, extremely communicate via email and text, and was flexible in making accommodations to our needs. Thank you again Mike! Will definitely rebook again.