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Popular portrait photography locations

from $49/hr
Logan Square Creative Studio | Photo & Film
Logan Square
108
The studio is set up for photography/videography. It is also set up as an event space. Ideal for pop up's, intimate birthday parties, performances as well as a place to host a meeting. The studio's east wall has a seamless paper backdrop set up (seamless...
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from $50/hr
Photo / Video Studio with Room Divider in Pilsen
East Pilsen
100
Vintage wood photo / video production studio that can also be used for small meetings and events. The space is very versatile and can easily be rearranged to accommodate a number of different setups and backdrops. An attendant from our studio will be onsite, but...
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from $50/hr
Pilsen Photography Studio w/ Einstein Monolights (TEMPORARILY CLOSED)
Lower West Side
95
The host of this space is a published photographer and teaching artist. This studio is utilized as a workspace that supports and collaborate with visual and media artist here in Chicago. It is a site for hosting photographers in creating images, presenting and lecturing on...
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from $60/hr
Natural light photo studio in the heart of Wicker Park
West Town
53
...This Wicker Park studio is the perfect photo destination for portraits, product shots, family shoots, and any other creative project you are diving into. This studio is also great for small group meetings, video shoots, and collaboration projects. Everything in the space is movable, so...
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from $55/hr
Photography Studio near University of Chicago
Grand Crossing
155
Rates: Our Minimum requirement is 5 Hours and you have to pick any of the following slot. No exception. Slot-01: 8 am to 1 PM Slot-02: 4 PM to 9 PM Included: Entire Studio 2 Interfit High Speed Enable Strobe with large soft Boxes 3...
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from $70/hr
Photography Studio in River North
River North
28
Our space is compact but perfect for working with individuals or small groups. The open space offers a contemporary and comfortable setting with Separately controlled music in the studio and waiting area and generic Lake scene wall samples. The design of the studio is meant...
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from $45/hr
All-White Storefront Production Space in Irving Park
Irving Park
320
...Video, Filmed Interview - Kickstarter Video, Music Video, Promotional Video - Performance, Poetry, Recital - Apparel Shoot, Clothing Shoot, Commercial Photoshoot - Fashion Shoot, Photo Shoot, Portrait Photoshoot, Product Shoot * Any production with more than 10 attendees or any weekend production that is booked more than a week ahead...
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from $60/hr
Natural Light Photo Studio
West Town
26
**Please confirm we have color backdrops you need prior to shoot** Beautiful natural light photo studio in the iconic Flatiron Arts Building in Wicker Park. The space is a large open space, perfect for getting creative in, with a wall full of north facing windows...
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from $30/hr
Unique Studio At Downtown Chicago
River North
15
- Great for Photo shoots 📸 , also come with a big room closet for changing and switching outfits for the next shoot. - Comes with great backdrops (White ⚪️, Black⚫️, Orange🟠, Yellow🟡, and Red🔴) - Comes with Softbox Lighting and has a remote that...
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from $12/hr
Photoshoots, rehearsals, classes - North Center
North Center
74
This space has 3 studios for rent in the North Center area, just 2 blocks from the Irving Park Brown Line. Our studios for rent at the lowest rates in Chicago: Just $10-15/hour. Discounts are available for bulk renters. Great space for: Rehearsals Performances Classes...
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from $20/hr
Loft studio space.
North Center
77
Please inquire with us before you book. We are a large multi-room space and have a lot of bookings directly through our business everyday. This site does not integrate with any outside booking platforms which our business uses. Therefore it is not 100% up to...
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from $63/hr
Lincoln Park Unique & Versatile Converted Storefront - Newly Renovated !
Lincoln Park
352
**Feb 2020: Studio is now newly renovated and looking beautiful! We have replaced the flooring with wooden flooring, everything is freshly painted and we have added some new furniture. Photos coming soon but feel free to get in touch to schedule a tour to see...
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from $10/hr
Photoshoots, rehearsals, classes - North Center
North Center
29
This space has 3 studios for rent in the North Center area, just 2 blocks from the Irving Park Brown Line. Our studios for rent at the lowest rates in Chicago: Just $10-15/hour. Discounts are available for bulk renters. Great space for: Rehearsals Performances Classes...
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from $50/hr
Modern Condo in Wicker Park
Pulaski Park
6
Awesome 500 sq ft 1 bedroom condo designed cozy and modern - perfect for photo and videoshoot as well as interviews. Located in Wicker Park- great location with easy street parking and conveniently located 2 blocks from Ashland and Division as well as the blue...
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from $120/hr
West Town Loft and Studio with Vintage Decor
Near West Side
27
*Photo and video shoots only. We do not do events at this time. Our space is a showroom for vintage furniture and a photo/film studio. It's about 3000sqft and can be used to shoot on backgrounds or you can use any of the showroom areas...
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from $50/hr
South Shore Apartment with Skyline/Lake View and Private Beach
South Side
20
...hour minimum. Small Photography Studio space in my apartment. Tons of natural light. Private Beach with outdoor patio. Perfect for head-shots & Glamour. A spot to be creative. Shooting space is 10ft x 20ft. Ceilings are 8ft. Fantastic skyline and lake views from the 19th...
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from $105/hr
Ukrainian Village Artist Loft
West Town
48
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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from $15/hr
Blackbox Stage for improv, sketch, theater
North Center
40
This space has 3 studios for rent in the North Center area, just 2 blocks from the Irving Park Brown Line. Our studios for rent at the lowest rates in Chicago: Just $10-15/hour. Discounts are available for bulk renters. Great space for: Rehearsals Performances Classes...
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from $250/hr
Chic, Styled Parisian Apartment in Historic 1877 Building
Lake View
32
We’ve curated the ultimate Paris Apartment for you – right here on Lincoln Avenue! Come spend your stay in style in our intimate, professionally styled apartment in a historic 1877 building. Complete with your own private rooftop garden lounge! Intimate, professionally styled apartment. 1 bedroom...
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from $195/hr
Converted Factory Designer Loft Building on Fully Landscaped Double Lot
North Side
24
This converted factory consists of an open floor plan main building with commercial kitchen, catwalk and lofted rooms and several breakout areas. The total sq ft of the main building is 4200sq ft. There is an additional finished industrial garage that opens to the street...
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Reviews for portrait photography locations

Erika L.
Stylish Apartment for Photo Shoots
professional, punctual and willing to assist with anything we needed. She responded to messages very quickly. I would use this space again for a portrait shoot that feels like ‘at home...
German T.
Unique Retro Futuristic Loft in the Heart of Downtown Dallas
This space is perfect for music videos and portraits. I used it at night and the practical lamps and LED tubes really helped set the night time vibes...
Michael C.
Silverlake Oasis
Nice space for portraits
Rivers C.
The Kingsley House ~ Historical French Chateau ~ LA Landmark
Amazing hosts. The property is gorgeous and I’d recommend any portrait photographer to visit. Would absolutely book again
Katie O.
Cozy Photo Room in Downtown Santa Ana
process and answering all my questions about the space. It is indeed a “cozy” studio but it’s the perfect size for small scale portrait sessions, product photos or content creating. There are so many fun backdrop colors to get creative with. I was very satisfied with my experience, thank...
Michael C.
Petite Boutique Portrait Studio On Westside
Michele was a great host and communicated everything with me. The space had everything I needed for my portrait session. Would definitely book with Michele in the future...
Jamie W.
Natural Light Infinity Cyc Wall Daylight Photo Studio right in the heart of Orange, short distance from Anaheim Convention Center, Chapman College Cal State Fullerton
to get ready in. Everything was super clean. Doug is a very nice, professional guy to work with. I am very happy with the head</b> shots and fashion shots I was able to get with this space. Thanks so much, I will definitely be returning...
Samia M.
Capitol Hill Carriage House Creative Studio
photographer who rented this space for my bride and groom for their wedding day portraits. They came out lovely! Sugar was very communicative through the entire process. The space is beautiful and filled with natural light. There's so many opportunities to offer clients variety in a shoot at this...
Michael M.
Sunny, Art-Filled Oakland Loft
We used the space to shoot some portraits and got great results. It's a beautiful well lit space. Anne was a gracious host who makes a mean salted chocolate chip cookie. The neighborhood felt safe and parking was not an issue...
Costas A.
Stylish Apartment for Photo Shoots
The setting is very pleasant and well-maintained. The decor included a variety of interesting props and backgrounds for creating <b>portraits and fashion work. Ms. Chanae was very professional and began our visit with a quick mini-tour of the facilities then provided a much needed bottle of water. The...
Mariah M.
K-Town Private Studio
Kevin is the BEST! His space is perfect for portrait studio work. I had a last-minute booking and Kevin was able to set up my lights exactly how I requested and also provided helpful tips during my shoot. The photos came out beautifully and I look forward to using...
Kevin Paul L.
Spacious NYC LOFT PHOTO STUDIO w/ AC & dedicated Hair/MakeUp Room!!! Equipment included!
Great hosts, the space was great for portraits, accessible and near several coffee and food options for the crew
Krista W.
Eclectic Minimalist Loft + Photo Studio
just what I needed! Great experience from start to finish. The light was lovely, the furnishings in the apartment space were perfect for my portrait needs, and I liked the flexibility to be able to use backgrounds if necessary. Can't wait to shoot in the space again...
Kristin P.
Natural Light Studio With Multiple Backdrops
it’s open and airy and sparkling clean. I love how versatile the decor is, so you can do just about any portrait session here. I shot a bohemian boudoir session & everything photographed beautifully! I will 100% recommend Spark Studios and I’m already looking forward to my next visit...
Tania L.
Bushwick Bright and Airy Photo Studio
Dayane is a wonderful host and her space is perfect for product shoots and portraits. Great equipment ready to use. The natural light is fantastic which helped us out a lot. I would definitely book again! Thanks Dayane...
Joy N.
The Dreamers Loft
Excellent space. Lots of great texture and books and crannies to shoot in for portraits. Everything was clean and some water was out and incense was lit when I arrived! an awesome experience...
Will G.
Photo/Film Studio, Equipment Included.
is very clean and well organized, has enough lights for my needs. Chrissy was super nice and polite. This place is very good for <b>portrait shoots like I had. I would definitely book this space again. Thanks again Chrissy...
Kortney P.
Boho Boudoir & Newborn Natural Light Photo Studio
This studio is so gorgeous and very spacious! It gets such beautiful lighting. What I love most is the host Jennifer is a portrait photographer, so you can literally ask her all the questions and she will kindly and quickly reply to you. I already booked for another date and...
Amanda J.
STILL OPEN! Spacious Studio w/ 25FT White Wall & Outstanding Service
Great space. Perfect for the portrait sessions I was doing. Easy access with good instructions. Very responsive to questions. Will certainly rent again...
Michael Y.
A 2900 Sqft Reimagined Production Studio
the rest of the studio space. I would definitely book again in the future! I would highly recommend for corporate videos, headshots, or creative portraits...