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The Gem is a beautiful ornate studio located in the heart of SE Portland. Our space is filled with ample natural light, (real!) plants galore, and gorgeous decor. Textures of linen, carved wood, metals, and velvet adorn The Gem. Every angle is thoughtfully designed to ensure plenty of variety and shooting space. There are plentiful jewel tones, neutrals, rich, warm design to utilize as backdrops and several seating options to play with. The Gem is utilized for photoshoots, content creation (YouTube filming, etc), meetings (max seating of 10), etc. *The Gem is not wheelchair accessible. In your inquiry please let us know: -What is this for (boudoir, etc)? -Which aspects of the studio (in the images) are you interested in using? -How many people will be in tow? -Which option are you choosing for your model(s): 1. Arrive with hair and make up already completely done. 2. *Rent usage of our salon space (on site) for hair and make up: $150 for 2 hours 3. *Book our in house HMUA Renée (discounted rate. normally $365): $275 (No charge for salon space usage if you’re booking Renée for your hair and makeup needs. We will reach out to you privately and let you know what time to arrive for this add-on.) *Shooting space will remain *closed* until HMU is finished. HMU Artist and model only permitted during glam. Photographer & other attendees are permitted when the booking begins.* Thank you! Credit: Images of the The Gem: Lance Allen Reis @Kickassdesigns Images of model Paris Collins: Karri Denise Portraits
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Michael M. booked a photoshoot for 2 people
This place was amazing and so was the host, will definitely book again and recommend to everyone.
Amber M. booked a photoshoot for 2 people
Had an amazing shoot here! The light and space was gorgeous and Renee and Deej were both fantastic! I’d definitely love to book again
Versie J. booked a production for 2 people
The host was absolutely amazing! She really allowed us to just do our thing, and was so helpful! I would definitely book again!
Sydney B. booked a photoshoot for 2 people
A beautiful apartment that let us take so many photos with beautiful lighting. Would definitely book again.
Jessica D. booked a boudoir photos for 3 people
Hillary E. booked a photo shoot for 5 people
The LOVELIEST photoshoot location we have booked. It is impeccably designed and the light is amazing. Would love to shoot there again!
Morgan W. booked a photoshoot for 3 people
I absolutely loved working at the Gem on Hawthorne! Both Renée and Deej were friendly and communicative and I loved that when I got there the space was completely ready to shoot, with all the fun lights turned on- A total Portland vibe, absolutely recommend and can’t wait to work there again, thanks Gem!
Hailey P. booked a production for 2 people
Loved staying here! 5 star!