11 Gorgeous Indoor Photoshoot Locations in Portland
- Date: January 30, 2023
- Topic: Photography
- By: Peerspace
In need of a few indoor photoshoot locations in Portland for your next project? We get it! It’s an understatement to say there’s a lot going on in Portland. It’s a creative city with amazing food, youthful energy, and plenty of arts and culture.
This all adds up to its being a wonderful place to be a photographer, both outdoors in terms of scenery, architecture, and nearby Pacific Northwest natural beauty, as well as numerous interesting and beautiful indoor spaces.
To locate some of these spaces for your next indoor photoshoot, check out our list of 11 gorgeous indoor photoshoot locations in Portland below! All of these locations are available to you on Peerspace, the internet’s largest marketplace for hourly venue rentals, with thousands of distinctive listings throughout hundreds of cities.
Read on for our suggestions and, even more importantly, to get a sense of what this amazing and totally unique city has to offer and equip you with the knowledge to choose the right space for your photoshoot.
1. A natural light studio with exposed brick in NE Portland
Exposed brick gives a space a sense of warmth and character that few other architectural features can match. And this natural light studio in NE Portland, known as Indigo + Spruce Studio, has exposed brick to spare. That’s not to mention the large original windows and other historic architectural features that make the space ideal for photoshoots.
The host even offers extras like a swing and a farmhouse table for an added fee if you’re interested. Other furnishings and props are included with your rental.
It also has dozens and dozens of glowing reviews from the Peerspace community! Here is just one example to show you what we mean: “My favorite studio! The light is perfect, there are fans and heat, so many props and gorgeous furniture! The host always responds quickly and is SO sweet and accommodating. 11/10 as always! Thank you again! 🙌🏻”
2. A sunny editorial bungalow
Our next choice must be one of the most alluring and sophisticated indoor photoshoot locations in Portland. It’s a stylish and airy bungalow in Vernon that is filled with modern boho furnishings.
Some of its most stand-out features include its wicker hanging swing, subway-tiled kitchen, dark hardwood floors, wood-beamed ceiling, and concrete fireplace. And that’s only the interior! Its backyard is its own paradise and something to consider in case you want to shoot outdoors, too.
Check out one of this home’s many glowing Peerspace reviews: “This space is absolutely gorgeous––inside and out! There are endless photo options in every room and it has an amazing feel and energy about the space––a reflection of the owners and their attention to detail! It is as spacious as it looks, and there is a ton of beautiful natural light for a photo or video shoot in every room.”
3. A psychedelic art bungalow in SE Portland
If you need psychedelic vibes, you’ll find them in abundance at this art bungalow in SE. In fact, you’ll definitely have a blast to boot at this indoor photoshoot location in Portland.
There’s a reason this space has been featured in the Portland Weird Homes Tour: plenty of vintage decorations, a full rock-n-roll studio in the basement, numerous psychedelic murals, and a master bedroom that’s filled with mandalas and glow-in-the-dark decor.
“Amazing hosts and stunning, one of a kind space,” shares a Peerspace reviewer. “So artistic and great for photo shoots. My second time booking, and I’m sure it won’t be the last. :)”
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4. A green screen studio
Need a green screen for your photoshoot, so you can add any backdrop you like to your photos? Check out this green screen studio space. It’s a relatively straightforward and high-quality photo studio with a green screen cyc, hair and make-up chair, dressing room, white tabletop cyc, a costume rack, and more.
Of its many rave reviews, most Peerspace users comment on the studio’s wonderful host in addition to the thoughtful space itself. Here is one example: “Best green screen studio in the Portland area. Mark is amazing! Will definitely be back.”
5. A bright, beautiful private gym in Northwest Portland
For an athletic-themed photoshoot, this bright, beautiful private gym in northwest Portland will check all the right boxes. Even without the awesome gym amenities, it’s a great space in and of itself.
It’s more than 4,000 square feet and has high ceilings, huge windows, and skylights that provide plenty of natural light. Add to that the gym itself, and you have a recipe for a world-class athletic photoshoot.
A photographer shared a helpful review about this beautiful gym: “This space is so clean and beautiful. They have so many different looks throughout. Was perfect for our photoshoot and would be amazing place to work out.”
6. A dreamy A-frame awaits
Transport yourself to a European-style chalet without ever leaving Portland when you book this dreamy A-frame home in West Portland Park. This is a dreamy, large 4,000-square-foot A-frame home. It also boasts two bedrooms, two offices, a kitchen, a dining room, and stunning outdoor views. The skylights and massive A-frame windows also let in plenty of glorious light, making a shoot here easy and rewarding.
A creative producer who booked a shoot here shares: “Fredrik & Melissa’s place is absolutely a dream property. We used it as a photoshoot location and it was perfect — amazing lighting, well appointed, and incredibly stylish. Would definitely recommend!”
7. A Parisian-inspired space with impeccable natural light
Speaking of being transported elsewhere, now that we’ve provided you with the space to be transported to a wooded chalet with #6, what about Paris? One of our favorite indoor photoshoot locations in Portland is this fabulous and Parisian-inspired space, which is especially notable for its top-notch natural light.
It’s a 700-square-foot studio housed within a 100-year-old warehouse with huge windows and crisp, white French walls for added texture.
A Peerspace user who booked a production here shares: “This space was amazing. Clean. Bright. Great for video and photo. Will absolutely be coming back again. Tristan was super helpful, and a joy to meet. Thank you!”
8. An art-filled home in inner Northeast Portland
This art-filled home, known as The Cottage, is another space that will make you feel like your indoor photoshoot is taking place right in your own home. That is if your home was a space that was perfectly clean and cozy, and you didn’t have to worry about any of the maintenance, cleaning, or upkeep.
The home gets lots of natural light, which is further enhanced by the bright interiors. Plus, the plant life throughout adds a pop of freshness. Your photoshoot here would be beautiful.
Just take it from a Peerspace user who left this cottage the following review: “Wow, this is an interior dreamscape. What a gift to be able to book this in Portland. The rooms photographed very bright for a Portland day too. So much beautiful art and thoughtful touches.”
9. A downtown natural light studio with a view
Lots of photo studios are great indoor spaces, but how many can say that they have a view like the one at this downtown natural light studio? Take a look at the photos to be blown away and consider whether the vista out the gargantuan floor-to-ceiling windows is the right fit to take your photoshoot to the next level.
The host also offers lighting equipment, a green screen, a white backdrop, and camera equipment, some included and some extra. Clearly, this is the type of space that can easily bring your creative vision to life!
But don’t just take our word for it! Here is one of the many positive reviews for this studio: “Great spot for product photography / any photo shoot. Great camera available for rent, and overall a good clean space. Nathan is a great guy and made everything very simple, even got us in our booking with less than 24 hours notice. Would not hesitate to book again”
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10. The Tabletop Studio
This 800-square-foot natural light photo studio has high ceilings, white exposed brick, and features that make it perfect for portraits and lifestyle shoots.
In fact, while the layout of the space is beautiful, the amenities are equally stunning. You can make use of the studio’s lighting equipment, backdrops, dressing room, kitchen, and freight elevator while here.
“Emily’s space is amazing! So many fun props to work with and the lighting is great :),” shares a Peerspace reviewer. Be sure to check out The Tabletop Studio for yourself on Peerspace!
11. The penthouse
Here’s an unbelievably luxe and spacious penthouse space in the heart of SW PDX. It offers world-class views of the city as well as access to a full kitchen, dining room, lounge, fireplace, and surround sound.
Plus, if you’d like to do an outdoor photoshoot as well, it has an amazing rooftop patio boasting views of the city. You may like it so much, you’ll come back to host an event here, too!
Bonus: The Gem on Hawthorne
This “ornate” studio in the heart of SE Portland is aptly named. Everything about it, from the ample natural light that pours through the windows to the abundant plant life, screams vibrancy. There’s also an array of eye-catching textures, thanks to the presence of carved wood, metal, and velvet. It’s simply one of the most special indoor photoshoot locations you’ll find in Portland.
Peerspace users have enjoyed it for everything from sultry boudoir shoots to sunny lifestyle projects.
“This space is curated beautifully! Definitely got gorgeous shots of my model with the large windows allowing for natural light. It’s quiet even while facing Hawthorne,” shares a photographer in their Peerspace review, “Looking forward to booking this space again and highly recommend to others.” Just take a look at the photos in the listing to see what the space has to offer – you won’t be disappointed.
Peerspace has the best indoor photoshoot locations in Portland
How amazing are these indoor photoshoot locations in Portland? As you can see, you can find a variety of unique venues on Peerspace to suit any style and budget.
If none of the indoor photoshoot locations in Portland on our list is a good fit for your needs, a quick and easy search on Peerspace is sure to help you find the space that works for you. With new spaces added daily, you never know what you’ll find!
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