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Popular photo shoot locations

from $175/hr
Gorgeous and Bright Remodeled Historic Home
Southwest Berkeley
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Freshly remodeled historic 3200 square foot home. Well-lit, modern, spacious kitchen. Four bedrooms and four bathrooms. All upstairs bathrooms have skylights. The kitchen and dining room have windows from many sides, giving beautiful light almost any time of day. Carrera marble and original Douglas fir...
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from $140/hr
Film/Photo Location: Midcentury Suburban Retreat with Deck and Canyon View
Berkeley Hills
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Private 2500 square foot home is situated on the edge of large open space with direct Tilden Park canyon views and 5-10 minute drive from commercial areas of Berkeley. Indoor outdoor living with french doors and deck. Ideal space for photoshoots, filmed interviews, video shoots...
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from $75/hr
Bright, and Spacious North Berkeley Renovated1906 Kitchen, Dining Room and Living Room
Northwest Berkeley
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This 1906 renovated traditional home is situated in a quiet oasis in North Berkeley. The spacious and sunny kitchen, deck and adjacent dining room are a fabulous venue for photoshoots and film productions. Large windows capture the Southwest sunshine providing ample natural light. The house...
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from $125/hr
Serene Garden Patio for film and photo shoots
Downtown Berkeley
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Our stunning beer garden and patio provides a calm oasis in the heart of downtown Berkeley, perfect for your production. With ample room for crews and equipment, we would be an ideal space for photoshoots and filming. The 1500 square foot garden is situated in...
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from $140/hr
Light-Filled Midcentury Modern Home
Berkeley Hills
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Light-filled mid-century modern ranch style home designed by Cliff May in the Berkeley hills. Open floor plan with a wall of west-facing windows. Open kitchen overlooks the living and dining spaces. Light bamboo flooring throughout with small black square tiles in the kitchen and bathrooms...
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from $400/hr
Infinity Home in Berkeley (P)
Claremont Hills
...dramatic motor court lays in wait for a luxury car to roll on up. THE SCOOP Perfect for video and still photo shoots – editorial, product, lifestyle...
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from $65/hr
Light-Filled Studio Space in Elmwood
Elmwood
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...studio. Available for day or evening rental for classes, events, or performances on a one-time or ongoing basis. Great for photo shoots. Typically $65/hour, negotiable for longer commitments. Current hours available: M, Tu, Th - noon to 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm+ W - noon...
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from $300/hr
Historic Maybeck Building from 1920s
North Berkeley
...This 1920's Berkeley Hills building is on the Historic Registry. A classic Bernard Maybeck building is ideal for photo shoots, film/commercial location shoot, as well as private party rentals, celebrations, conferences, meetings, weddings, exhibitions, lectures, concerts, ceremonies, formal and informal events. The approximately...
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from $150/hr
Vibrant, Modern, Bright & Airy Space in West Berkeley
Southwest Berkeley
2
...Our vibrant naturally lit main room is the perfect backdrop for professional photo shoots, video production, food styling background, and more. Colorful, chic, Scandinavian-modern furniture highlights the rustic handcrafted wooden tables and accent features. Furniture can be easily moved around the space. Includes...
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from $250/hr
Warm, Industrial Coffee Shop with Amazing Lighting
Southwest Berkeley
3
...Ashby Bart station. The coffee shop has a capacity of up to 30 guests and is prefect for evening parties, presentations/talks, photo shoots (the lighting is amazing!), and low-key music events. With meter-free daytime street parking, evening parking lot access, you can...
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from $149/hr
Gorgeous Converted Church with Dramatic Open Space in Berkeley!!!
South Berkeley
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...an Architect and has spent the last two years designing and building this space into his home. It's perfect for photo shoots, meetings, film shoots (Mc Hammer filmed the music video to the song 'Pray' here) and anything that requires a dramatic architectural location...
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from $65/hr
Upscale & Versatile Photo Studio in Historic Building
Southwest Berkeley
15
...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...
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from $80/hr
Sleek, Modern, Artistic Meeting Room
Southwest Berkeley
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Stylish lounge meeting room available for your next creative meeting. Amenities Include: - 65" TV screen with chromecasting capability - Wifi, printing, & IT Support - Full kitchen plus stocked kitchenette with coffee, tea, and snacks - Cafe with artisan roasted coffee - Private phone...
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Reviews for photo shoot locations

Chris D.
Modern Home in the Hills with Gorgeous Views
all the information needed to have a successful and smooth shoot! I would recommend this location to anyone looking for a beautiful house for photo shoots, interviews, and films...
Monique Q.
Bright Luminous Light Modern Photostudio Loft
as outside where you can get some great shots! Definitely recommend this place to anyone looking to do a shoot where you can get a variety of settings for great photos...
Anna K.
Views, Style, Space, The Best of Topanga.
the proper information and provided us with everything we could possibly need to make our shoot successful. Aside from that the property is so gorgeous and way bigger and more beautiful than the photos. I am recommending this place to all my clients. I will definitely be back...
Tory P.
Mission Loft Creative Studio + Event Venue
Always love shooting in this space! Beyond beautiful, best hosts and perfect for photos
Jarvis M.
1960s Retro DTLA Loft w/ Kitchen
From booking to finishing the shoot, this place was excellent! The studio is beautiful and just like the photos. They do NOT allow shoes on the rugs, which could be tough while in the space (luckily I had new shoes for my models). The rugs were clean but covered in...
Sarah R.
Lush Canyon Beauty Ranch Home Frontyard, Backyard and House Exterior
Mary's backyard is immaculately landscaped and a wonderful haven for us to host our small life style photo shoots in
John C.
Large and Bright Photo/Video Studio in Greenpoint!
Did a small portait photo shoot session here today. Host was very responsive and forward about helping us with anything way may have needed. Space was exactly as advertised. Incredibly clean and well kept with more equipment than we could've asked for. Would highly recommend this spot...
Asia G.
Petworth Open Space
old school albums. The host was polite and respectful he had an friendly personality and great hospitality. It is the perfect space for videos, photo shoots, commercials, skits. I highly recommend this space. Lastly, the atmosphere outside was just as beautiful indoors so it gave us more opportunity to occupy...
Keisha G.
Uptown Spacious Loft - Harlem Dock
host, Alya, is the best. She kept in contact with me from the day I booked until the day I came in for my photo shoot</b>. She was very helpful and accommodating. I will book here again for my future photo shoots. I definitely recommend this space to others...
Jean J.
1400 Sqft Bushwick Factory loft with natural light, 16' ceiling and skyline view
even better than on pictures. Felicia was a great host and I would highly recommend the space to anyone looking to do a photob> or video shoot. Despite the 4th floor walk-up, my team got a job done with time to spare...
Lindsey L.
Mission Loft Creative Studio + Event Venue
This space was magic. Pure magic. I held a celebratory event for 10 women where they got glammed up and took individual photob> shoots and it was perfect...
Zanah M.
Creative Brooklyn Photo Studio with Tons of Natural Light & High Ceilings
absolutely recommend this space it was so bright and open and extremely convenient to make sure all of our needs were met during the photo shoot...
Erica H.
Unique and Flexible Contemporary Mid Century Modern Home
This space is absolutely beautiful (even more so than in the photos)! Micky was very flexible and accommodating, both crucial when choosing a shooting location. I would recommend it if you’re looking for a clean, modern, open, sophisticed, and even slightly groovy, space...
Sally G.
NOW OPEN: Downtown Oakland's premier PROFOTO Photo / Video Production Studio
this space has to offer, and being so kind & thorough. We felt welcome, and were able to get really creative and had a great photo shoot! Hope to be back soon, highly recommended...
Stephanie L.
Tuscan Villa in Beverly Hills with Canyon Views
the house was absolutely gorgeous. we were able to shoot a variety of photos throughout the house. raquel and her mother were extremely accommodating and helpful without being in the way...
Bill R.
Stunning Mid-Century Compound Set in a Sprawling Urban Oasis with 80' Swimming Pool
definitely would highly recommend the space and hope to use it again for other events in the future-great space for a party, photo or video shoots, any event that would benefit from a magical background and great energy...
Morgan M.
Iconic 80's NY Loft Warehouse
Great Space, beautiful photo shoot, responsive host
Melissa C.
Bright and Spacious Club Room in Plano
Great space! It worked perfect for our needs as a staging area for a photo shoot. I will definitely book again
Aida B.
Bushwick Daylight Loft Photo Studio
Booked the space for a photo shoot. The space was great and as advertised. I had to call the host to get inside, but he was responsive and available and it was no problem...
Erika E.
Columbia Heights Modern Apartment
The place was as advertised and perfect for our documentary and photo shoot. The location was easy to find, decorated nicely, and comfortably laid out. There was plenty of street parking. I had a few last minute changes to my booking and Ron was extremely helpful, flexible, accommodating, and very...

FAQs

Berkeley is a lovely place to host Photo Shoots. With 20+ spaces available for rent in neighborhoods across the city, you can find just the space you imagined at your budget. Since planning Photo Shoots is different in every city, here are a few things to keep in mind as you go:

How much does it cost to rent a photo shoot location in Berkeley?

Renting photo shoot locations in Berkeley will cost you just about $192 per hour (but keep in mind that the average photo shoot size is about 8 people). It’s easy to find spaces that are smaller and more cost-effective or vice versa. We see small spaces go for $128 an hour with larger or more upscale venues averaging $192 an hour. Photo Shoot events here are a bit shorter than average and tend to start around 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. Most last for 6 hours 30 minutes, and are generally a bit smaller than what we see in other cities.

What’s the best places for Photo Shoots in Seattle?

Finding the perfect place is easy with over 20+ spaces available to rent in the city (which is 18% more than the year prior). Southwest Berkeley is the most popular neighborhood within Berkeley for photo shoots with photo studios and gardens topping the list of popular options.

How popular are photo shoot locations in Seattle?

1000+ people have used a Peerspace location for their photo shoots</span> in Berkeley, with the average host boasting 4.9 stars across 116 reviews, and 98% of guests saying they would book the space again.