11 Gorgeous Indoor Photoshoot Locations in Toronto
- Date: February 7, 2023
- Topic: Photography
- By: Peerspace
Looking for indoor photoshoot locations in Toronto? If so, you’ve come to the right place! We’re huge fans of the city of Toronto. And if you live and/or work there, then you’re probably also pretty big fans of Canada’s largest city!
There’s so much to love about it, all of which adds up to its earning a ranking of fourth on the list of the world’s most liveable cities. From the amazing public transit system to the delicious cuisines from all around the world, Toronto is a truly great place to be.
And this greatness extends to all of the amazing indoor photoshoot locations in Toronto. Whatever your aesthetic or the style of photography you’re planning to do, you’re sure to find a space that works for you in Toronto via Peerspace.
Peerspace is the internet’s largest marketplace for hourly venue rentals, with spaces available in cities across the globe to suit a variety of creative needs. Ahead, we’ve gathered 11 of our favorite indoor photoshoot locations in Toronto. Let’s check out what this fabulous city offers creatives!
1. An authentic hard loft studio
No list of indoor photoshoot locations in Toronto would be complete without featuring at least a few of the city’s numerous gorgeous lofts (we will be featuring a few!), and this authentic and beautifully decorated loft studio is a perfect example.
It boasts tons of natural lighting with Southeast exposure, as well as 16-foot ceilings. The loft’s warm and inviting aesthetic incorporates exposed brick, hardwood floors, a huge chalkboard, and plenty of plants and books.
Another perk that comes with renting amazing venues through Peerspace? User reviews! Most spaces have reviews from past renters right on the listing page for you to read before you decide to book. And this lovely loft has plenty of glowing feedback!
Here is one example: “Very beautiful space! Sheryl was really communicative and answered all the questions we had prior to our shoot. Instructions were really clear for accessing the space and clean up etc. The space itself is just like the photos and really aesthetic, perfect for a photoshoot especially with all the natural lighting we had during the time of day we booked.”
2. An open-concept creative space with ample natural light
Looking for a light, airy vibe for your indoor photoshoot location in Toronto? Then this open-concept creative space with 13-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows is the right choice. The aesthetic is a nuanced one, with white walls, sheer white curtains, neutral furnishings, and surprise pops of color throughout.
We can picture everything from a natural-light-kissed boudoir shoot to an angelic newborn photo sesh taking place beautifully here.
In the happy words of a Peerspace reviewer: “Super happy with the space and service! Prompt replies and easy to book. They were very accommodating and the space itself was even more perfect in person with lots if options to shoot! Highly reccomend this space and the team :)”
3. A vintage, eclectic production studio
For those hoping to find an indoor photoshoot location in Toronto that is suited to a multitude of different aesthetics, here’s a fabulous option. With five different sets, this eclectic production studio is the equivalent of renting five different spaces for the price of one. The 1800-square-foot studio also offers you lighting gear and other amenities and equipment you might require for your photoshoot.
And it’s all included in the cost of the rental!
A Peerspace user who booked a production here shares: “The studio is amazing! The space, the colors and tons of natural light were perfect for our photoshoot. Trevor is very friendly and accommodating. Truly an all-star host!!”
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4. A modern creative studio and meeting space
Another one of our favorite indoor photoshoot locations in Toronto, this creative studio and meeting space is versatile to fulfill a multitude of needs. Whether you’re looking to hold a meeting, event, photo or film shoot, or all of the above, it’ll work beautifully.
And if you’re unsure whether or not it’s the right fit for your photography needs, the hosts are happy to let you book a tour of this stylish downtown space.
According to Peerspace reviewers, this studio even inspires repeat visits. “2nd time at this amazing spot! Easy to communicate and fast response! Great host! I would definitely recommend this spot!”
5. A colorful, artistic loft space
If you’re looking for a colorful and eclectic space to host your indoor photoshoot ideas in Toronto, then you’re going to love this open loft space in Leslieville. It boasts bright white walls, herringbone oak wood floors, and 15′ ceilings. Plus, the large windows let in lots of natural light, with the open layout allowing you to move about freely to get that perfect shot.
The playful and vibrant decor is definitely the cherry on top of this sundae. It makes this loft ideal for lifestyle shoots, from family photos to branding photoshoots alike.
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6. Purity room
Why is this space called the purity room? Thanks to its open layout, high ceilings, large windows that let in lots of natural light, and neutral color scheme, it provides your project with a sense of purity and freedom. It’s also a multi-set space that offers you four uniquely-designed walls and five different staging options, meaning you’ll get tons of looks from one space.
We also adore the props available here! From the velvet chair and wooden swing to the pink bicycle and white columns, this studio is a creative’s dream come true.
In the words of a Peerspace reviewer: “This space was absolutely perfect for my business photoshoot! The lighting was amazing, as well as all of the props, and the dressing room was so helpful! Also, the attendant was incredibly kind and professional, I will definitely be booking this space again! Thanks again for the wonderful space!”
7. Classy, elegant high-ceiling loft
This elegant, luxurious loft is another example of the best that the city of Toronto has to offer. With 17-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, you’ll have plenty of natural light throughout the day. It’s design and style make it amazing for portraits of every style.
Additional features include modern, tasteful furnishings, architectural details such as wainscoting, a brand-new kitchen, and an upper-level bedroom that can be used as a fitting/changing room or as an additional space for photography.
Reading the Peerspace reviews also gives you a taste of how versatile this loft can be: “Beautiful space for a photoshoot! Clean, crisp and the natural light gives the pictures a great boost! Loved that we were able to move around some furniture, very easy to do so. Great communication with host and easy access. Would definitely book again!”
8. Beautiful recording studio
An awesome recording studio in downtown Toronto, this space is not only well-suited for music, podcasts, and interviews, but it’s also perfect for photoshoots. While here, make use of the LED color-changing lights, the natural lighting pouring through the large windows, the recording equipment, and the kitchen. You have control over the space, meaning you can design the space to suit your shoot. We can imagine a fashion photoshoot coming to life amazingly here!
As one past renter commented: “The studio was beautiful and was the perfect spot for a shoot. I will definitely be booking with Darwin again in the future.”
9. Studio bon soleil
This studio loft in the St. Lawrence neighborhood of downtown Toronto is a real gem. It boasts 900 square feet of hardwood floors, exposed brick, huge south- and west-facing windows for fantastic afternoon light, and even a real swing. The space can accommodate as many as 20 people but is cozy and intimate enough to comfortably accommodate smaller groups as well.
Check out this rave review and just see how long you can resist booking! “This was SUCH a lovely experience! The space was spotless and exactly as pictured. It was SO charming and beautiful! Great for a range of shots and themes. Marie, the owner was beyond easy to work with. She’s very helpful and very sweet. I would absolutely come back in a heartbeat and highly recommend!”
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10. Boho-vintage historic light factory
This historic studio was once a knitting and textile factory, retaining some of its vintage architectural charm. But since the 90s, it’s been an artists’ studio. It’s a 700-square-foot photography and creators’ space in Toronto’s East End.
Key features include original hardwood floors, textured backgrounds, and an assortment of curated mini sets particularly well-suited to fashion, editorial, and portrait photography. The host also provides a lot of amazing equipment, props, and furnishings, many of which are included in the rental price.
In the straightforward and helpful words of a Peerspace reviewer: “Great space! Lots of different props to use and very easy to access.”
11. Modern Scandinavian-inspired home
For those planning to hold their indoor photoshoot in a real home, this three-story, Scandinavian-inspired home is likely to be a hit. With three bedrooms and roughly 2,000 square feet of space, you’ll have tons of backdrops to explore during your photoshoot.
We especially love this home’s all-white color scheme and gorgeous gas fireplace. The home is also a convenient location in the East End near numerous Toronto film studios. We can picture photographing a lifestyle shoot here, with the home’s modern, sleek backdrop elevating a brand’s products exceptionally.
But don’t just take our word for it. Check out this glowing Peerspace review: “The house was magnificent, looking even more spacious than on the pictures. The host Sarah is so amazing, flexible and understanding! Me and the whole team had a great time there are 100% recommend. Great location, great neighbourhood.”
Bonus: This whimsical multi-use studio
Want your photoshoot to have industrial vibes but don’t want it to feel cold or clinical? Then you need to check out this warm, industrial, multi-use studio in Dovercourt Park!
It is nearly 1,500 square feet and offers charming decor and vintage props in every corner. With 12-foot ceilings and massive factory windows, you can plan your shoot to take advantage of the glorious natural light this space invites. The props and setups rotate regularly and can be tailored to suit your shoot specs.
A Peerspace user who booked a shoot here had the following to say about it: “great space and great host. Its spacious, plenty of windows and alot to work with. 10/10 would book again :)”
Indoor photoshoot locations in Toronto: conclusion
We hope this list of indoor photoshoot locations in Toronto has provided plenty of inspiration! But remember, this is only the start of what you can find on Peerspace. We have hundreds of super stylish and well-equipped spaces available to you in the GTA. And since all spaces are owned by local hosts, you can also reach out to them for any support you may need.
Start your own search today to uncover hidden gem venues that suit your aesthetic. With new spaces added daily, it’s best to keep an eye on our platform so you don’t miss making your mark on an awesome venue!
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