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11 Instagram Photoshoot Ideas in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is an Instagrammer’s paradise ⁠— with beaches, mountains, and city landscapes encompassing one extraordinary city. The City of Angels is known for extravagance, as well as a cool art scene where new murals are popping up on buildings from Redondo Beach to Pasadena and everywhere in between. Discover an uncommon Instagram photoshoot idea in Los Angeles by renting a private venue. Peerspace features numerous venues that range from rooftop lounges in DTLA to boho beach houses in Malibu. Here are some of our top picks for Instagram photoshoot ideas in Los Angeles.

1. A sleek oceanfront retreat in Malibu

Malibu Ocean Front Retreat la los angeles rental
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On the coast of Malibu, you’ll find this retreat that boasts panoramic ocean views and classic beach vibes. Able to accommodate up to 40 people, the space includes a large brick patio and plenty of natural light inside with large windows. Plus, there is easy access to the property from the Pacific Coast Highway, and street parking is easily available. 

2. A vintage car garage in the North Hollywood Arts District

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Take your Instagram photoshoot ideas in Los Angeles to the next level at this vintage car garage in the North Hollywood arts district. Built in 1935 by a well-known early steam car collector, the time machine garage includes all of the old tools and machinery in the garage ⁠— providing a full range of period props and backgrounds for a vintage speed shop/Americana-themed photoshoot or film project.

3. A lush hidden cactus garden in central Los Angeles

magical hidden cactus sanctuary la los angeles rental
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“Best experience we have had to date at a photoshoot. The location is absolutely stunning, and Lyla keeps up the place so beautifully. She is also the MOST incredible host: accommodating, friendly, and goes out of her way to make the whole experience smooth.”

Above is one review that helps those looking for Instagram photoshoot ideas in Los Angeles know exactly what they’re getting. This cactus garden in central Los Angeles includes use of the charming house ⁠— decorated with hardwood floors and large windows. In the garden, you’ll discover a variety of cacti and flowering plants.

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4. A stunning rooftop with skyline views in downtown Los Angeles

EPIC DTLA Rooftop los angeles rental
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Located in the heart of DTLA, this Instagram-ready rooftop has been recently renovated and painted all white. The proximity to the fashion district and many local murals makes this one of our favorite Instagram photoshoot ideas in Los Angeles. If you’re needing tables, chairs, entertainment, catering or anything else — contact the Peerspace Concierge! The experts can help get nearly anything you need directly to your venue with ease. 

5. A unique technicolor creative space in Highland Park

The Chromacabana la los angeles rental
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Sometimes your Instagram photoshoot ideas in Los Angeles just need a pop of color. This large structure within a 1,020-square-foot backyard overlooks Highland Park and Mt. Washington. As a Peerspace guest, you’ll have exclusive access to the photoshoot location for however long you need it. Here’s what one reviewer had to say about their production at the “Chromacabana:”

“Amazing, production-friendly location… The Chromacabana is one-of-a-kind, and was perfect… No complaints! We had a great experience shooting here and would definitely book again.”

6. A contemporary art museum with 15 colorful exhibits in La Brea

Contemporary art museum with 15 immersive exhibits los angeles rental
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This playfully interactive art exhibit includes 15 unique rooms created by a leading contemporary artist. Rent the entire space, or just specific rooms  ⁠— depending on how many different backdrops and looks you need for your photoshoot. The art and the rooms will change regularly, so come back for new feed-worthy exhibits. You can check directly on Peerspace for prices and availability for thousands of incredible Instagram photoshoot ideas in Los Angeles. Plus, you can filter by amenities, size, price, or special features ⁠— like access to a popular museum!

7. An all-windows penthouse apartment in downtown LA

10FT All Windows Photoshoot Penthouse los angeles rental
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Feel luxurious in this beautiful 1,600-square-foot space with high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows that let in gorgeous natural light. The space is located on the 21st floor with a freight elevator, full kitchen, two bathrooms, and remote controlled multicolor LED lights.

8. A neon pink loft with a bathtub

dtla 80s neon pink loft la los angeles rental
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If you’re thinking pink when it comes to your Instagram photoshoot ideas in Los Angeles, then you have to check this place out! This neon pink loft in downtown Los Angeles is located in the same building as The Last Bookstore. Strike a pose in the bathtub, on the unique furniture, or next to any of the other one-of-a-kind decor.

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9. A ranch house with mountain vistas in Calabasas 

private ranch malibu los angeles rental
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Head to the old town road of this 30-acre horse ranch in Malibu Canyon. You’ll have access to a walk-in salt water pool, a 2,700-square-foot production house, and porches overlooking the large private garden and sweeping mountains. The downstairs interior of the main hacienda-style ranch house is an additional cost, however, there should be plenty of areas to get your perfect shot. Reach out directly to the host if you have any questions about the space before booking! 

10. A  life-sized dollhouse with themed rooms

life-sized dollhouse los angeles rental
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Props, costumes, and artwork — this venue has it all! Show off your fun, quirky side with a vintage phone, oversized stuffed animal, bunny ears, or dozens of other unique props. The seven themed rooms in this apartment are truly a photoshoot dream. The “dollhouse” comes with a wardrobe rack, space for hair & makeup, as well as music speakers and help from the host with any styling needs or additional requests.

11. A retro 1960s loft in downtown Los Angeles

retro downtown los angeles loft rental
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Retro wallpaper and groovy furniture make this loft in downtown Los Angeles one of our favorite Instagram photoshoot ideas in LA. Some of your favorite Instagrammers have used this space for fresh content — why not do the same?

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