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Esther P.

"...This studio was perfect for our beauty shoot. We had a crew of about 15 people and split the stage between photo and video. Kendall and his team were so helpful in getting set up and making us feel as home. We really enjoyed working here and would definitely come..."

Chelsea H.

"...This photo studio was just as beautiful in person as it is in pictures. And John couldn't have been a better host. He was both accessible during our shoot, and out of the way so we could do our thing. Instructions about where to go and what to do..."

Featured photo shoot locations

Centrally Located Studio Space in Wicker Park with Natural Light & Sprung Wood Floors | Front Studio
West Town
153

...wood floors, sound systems, a kitchen and private ath. Both studios are permitted for creative use in the form of rehearsals, photo shoots, film shoots, educational classes, workshops, special events, meetings and small-scale performance...

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Centrally Located Studio Space in Wicker Park with Natural Light & Sprung Wood Floors | Back Studio
West Town
79

...wood floors, sound systems, a kitchen and private ath. Both studios are permitted for creative use in the form of rehearsals, photo shoots, film shoots, educational classes, workshops, special events, meetings and small-scale performance...

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Photography Studio near University of Chicago
South Side
86

Rates: $37/ Hour- Minimum 6 hour required during day time. $53/ Hour - Minimum 2 Hours required for weekdays. We do not have any 2 hours slot on weekends before 6 pm. Included - Backdrops - 7 LED continuous light. A beautiful photography space located...

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Photography Studio- EVENING RATE- Near University of Chicago
South Side
60

Evening Rate only applicable on the following time: Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM A beautiful photography space located near the Museum of Science and University of Chicago. This is a storefront that provides easy access to the Metra...

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Ukrainian Village Artist Loft
West Town
32

Bright, open space. Light-filled and spacious with 15-foot ceilings, 1200 square feet, and exposed brick. A unique and creative space. Open area includes a living room and dining space. Kitchen is fully stocked with cookware and dishes. Coffee maker. The loft is great for filming...

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Pilsen Photography Studio w/ Buff Einstein Monolights (included in Rental)
Lower West Side
38

The host of this space is a portrait and events photographer/teaching artist. This studio space is looking to support and collaborate with the community of (visiting) photographers here in Chicago. It will be a site for hosting photographers in creating images, presenting and lecturing on...

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Lincoln Park Creative 4 Room Studio
Lincoln Park
93

Offering functionality in a warm and inviting environment, the newly refurbished 1,400 sq. ft. space is divided into 4 rooms, each providing unique advantages for your Production rental. ROOM DESCRIPTION: -The front reception (common area) offers large couches, a fireplace focal point, and lovely natural...

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Lincoln Park Unique & Versatile Converted Storefront
Lincoln Park
229

...Our right and unique ground level Lincoln Park studio (converted storefront) is the perfect location for your next photo shoot, film shoot, video interview or commercial production. Our double storefront windows with beautiful mid century modern furniture and natural light is perfect for productions, interviews...

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West Bucktown loft with brick, timber beams, full kitchen
Logan Square
14

...stripox -- 22" silver beauty dish -- Umbrellas -- Sundisks of various sizes -- Gels -- Reflectors and grids This is a great space for a photo shoot, commercial or fashion shoot, video shoot, or filmed interviews. Lighting equipment (studio strobe lights and modifiers) are available at an extra fee...

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Actual photo shoot location bookings

photo shoot for a fashion publication

I am the Creative Director for an art and fashion publication that fosters self-expression and gives young, aspiring artists the chance to join forces in a collaborative, safe space. I am working on my fifth issue and would love to schedule a photo shoot in your space on the 29th for 4 hours. I will have two models, one photographer, one makeup artist, and myself in attendance. I also would love to have different color backdrops set up if that can be arranged.

5 people
4 hours
$210.00

small test shoot with an actress

I am a small business photographer mainly. The shoot I have planned tomorrow is just a small test shoot with a model /actress. I'll be bringing a few of my own lights, stands and modifiers but other than that is a simple shoot. nothing that'll dirty up the place. I just want a nice clean, well light space.

2 people
2 hours
$76.00

photo shoot for women's clothing

I am an Art Director. We are a fashion brand for women clothes. We would like to rent your space for our photo shooting. We might bring some flower and clothe to the space and take some photo shooting for our model.

7 people
6 hours
$630.00

homebase location for photo crew

Nice to meet you! I am a photo producer. I'm looking for a "homebase" location for the 18th for a photo crew. The crew will be shooting on the streets throughout the day -- so looking for a place that will hold wardrobe, supplies etc. Hoping we could use your space! Is the space on the 1st floor? If not, is there elevator access?

11 people
10 hours
$1,313.00

What people say about photo shoot locations on Peerspace

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03/23/2018
Jacquie S.

Space: Large Sun-Drenched Photo and Film Space

"...sunny disposition. The space was a bit smaller to shoot in than I thought, but it's my bad for not asking for certain things beforehand. I still had PLENTY of space and room to work in and the photos turned out beautifully for a project very close to my..."

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06/16/2017
Nyndia D.

Space: Unique Two Floor Photo Studio full of light in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Studio 1 - Indoor

"...hour shoot and it was amazing. The natural light, plants, and contemporary yet vintage vibe was outstanding. Highly recommend it for your next photo shoot. At the end of it I ended up leaving my bag with my valuables in it and he made sure I got it back. Book..."

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10/25/2018
Mandy M.

Space: Yoga Retreat/Modern House with Loft - Zilker Neighborhood

"...flexible and very kind. She allowed us to scout the location beforehand and gave us clear directions on where to shoot. The space is beautiful and made for awesome photos. Lots of natural light. It's a beautiful home with warm vibes and lots of visual interest..."

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02/10/2019
Ruby C.

Space: Sun filled home with midcentury modern and bohemian decor, huge yard, natural light | B...

"...as breathtaking in person as it is on the photos. We ran a few minutes behind on cleaning up and getting out after our photo shoot but Lisa was so understanding. I got some amazing shots and will definitely be using this space again in the future..."

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03/03/2019
Alisha S.

Space: Natural Light Photo Studio Loft

"...Fantastic space! We used this venue for a fitness/meditation class and photo shoot and it worked out perfectly. Mick was very helpful with all of our needs. Highly recommend..."

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01/13/2019
Richard K.

Space: Affordable East Williamsburg Spacious Creative Studio

"...Excellent space for photo and video shoots. Host was perfect and very accommodating! Will definitely use again..."

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03/04/2018
Laura C.

Space: Unique Industrial Studio with Cyclorama, Exposed Brick walls, Natural Light

"...studio was exceptional. They were excellent communicators, the space was even better in person than I expected from the photos. I did a photo shoot here and it couldn't have gone better..."

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02/02/2018
Patrick M.

Space: Westside LA Studio Space - Pre-lit, sound treated, FREE gear!

"...The space was very good for my photo shoot. The lights were set up and ready for me to shoot. Comfortable place; well equipped. I will book again. Thank you..."

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07/21/2017
Kathleen R.

Space: Stunning, Modern Mid-Century Vibe Open Concept, Light Drenched Beautiful Estate

"...our needs. The house is pristine and we would love to shoot here again. The open concept provided for amazing pictures for inside and outside shots. In addition, the casita is a perfect backdrop for clean, sharp photos..."

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04/21/2017
Scott P.

Space: 2,400 ft² Open Loft-styled Versatile Studio

"...great space. very responsive host. will use again. every thing we needed and more for our photo shoot..."

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01/16/2018
Matt R.

Space: Luxury Clubhouse with Gourmet Demonstration Kitchen Ten20

"...We had a small photo shoot here and we were taken care of extremely well. Wes is very responsive and a very nice person to work with..."

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03/04/2018
Mike B.

Space: 14 ft wide Cyc wall - 1,000 sq ft Photography Studio, Lounge, Huge Windows

"...It was an awesome experience! I recommend this space for anyone trying to shoot a photo shoot or video shoot. I will be attending again in the future..."

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04/21/2017
Deion K.

Space: New Hollywood/Korea Town Modern Eclectic Arts/Dance Studio Sanctuary

"...Awesome space for some creative reflections. We rented this location for a fashion photo shoot and we're very pleased with the results. Keep in mind that space is limited and is not ideal for larger shoots. There's a lot of natural light available so studio lighting is not..."

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09/18/2018
Thomas S.

Space: Fully Equipped Photo Studio with Cyclorama Wall - Midtown

"...Great site and amenities. Perfect for our photo shoot..."

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05/27/2018
Mark W.

Space: Rustic and Spacious Greenpoint Photo and Video Studio

"...This space looked even better than the photos shown. Great facility, and Irwin was so easy to work with. The video shoot worked out perfectly. Highly recommended..."

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07/30/2017
Frank F.

Space: Betsy, a Retro Camper at SoMa OutCamp

"...Dennis's place is a really awesome place to do photo shooting: clean, colorful and special. I would definitely come back..."

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07/02/2018
Jami B.

Space: Goose Island Warehouse Space with Ample Natural Light

"...Perfect space for a photo shoot... lots of natural light via skylights! Easy parking and unloading. The host was flexible and wonderful to work with. Booking again..."

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01/27/2019
Shawn F.

Space: Full size White Cyc and Black Void fashion/product/photo and music video studio

"...Very cool space with so many great background options. It was the perfect space for our photo shoot..."

Having a Photo Shoot in Chicago

Chicago is a lovely place to host Photo Shoots. With 350+ 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:

Renting photo shoot locations in Chicago will cost you just about $140 per hour (but keep in mind that the average Photo Shoot size is about 27 people). It’s easy to find spaces that are smaller and more cost-effective or vice versa. We see small spaces go for $92 an hour with larger or more upscale venues averaging $269 an hour. Photo Shoot events here are a bit shorter than average and tend to start around 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. Most last for 4 hours 30 minutes, and are generally a bit larger than what we see in other cities.

Finding the perfect place to meet is easy with over 350+ spaces available to rent in the city (which is 79% more than the year prior). West Town is the most popular neighborhood within Chicago for Photo Shoots with photo studios and video studios topping the list of popular options.

89700+ people have used a Peerspace location for their Photo Shoots in Chicago, with the average host boasting 4.9 stars across 2277 reviews, and 99% of guests saying they would book the space again.