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DAYGLOW STUDIOS (natural light studio/loft)
Central LA, Los Angeles, CA
DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME BOOKING A DOWNTOWN STUDIO! We are 5 minutes from downtown, with FREE STREET PARKING, on the FIRST FLOOR, with CENTRAL AC, MINIMAL STREET NOISE, and the BEST NATURAL LIGHT IN TOWN. Huge south-facing windows that create beautiful natural light ALL DAY...
Large Professional Studio with Natural Light, Multiple Backgrounds and Free Lighting Gear
Central LA, Los Angeles, CA
Brand new, beautiful, large 1200 sq ft photo studio for photography and video shoots, meetings, auditions, and workshops. Centrally located in the Arts District of DTLA with lots of parking and free lighting gear. Great value for the amount of space and amenities it offers...
DTLA Corner Photo/Film Studio South Facing
Central LA, Los Angeles, CA
267 shoots, tiktok party, apparel shoot, promotional photoshoot, modeling, product films, film interview, audition, casting, client meeting, dance studio, branding/products shoots, headshots, editorial, portrait, documentary shoot, fitness video, commercial, cosmetics, fashion, script reads etc.. 
We also feature the ability to hire a photographer. The...
Arts District Photo, Video, Interview, Fitness, Artsy Apartment Studio Space
Central LA, Los Angeles, CA
Our New Space One Block From this Space Now Available for Booking Through Peerspace! Details About this Listing: Interviews, Cooking shows, Fitness Routines, Lookbooks, E-Commerce, Editorial, Arthouse films, Music Videos, and whatever you want to use it for. Space calendar is up to date...
North Hollywood Photo Studio for Rent
North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA
...Great location for Headshots, Workshops, Glamour and Fashion shoots, any other photo shoots. Castings & Video. NOTE: Studio in not soundproof. In Rental hourly price is included ALL lighting equipment needed, seamless backdrops, a variety of cloth backdrops. Equipped with WiFi, AC and bluetooth music (in...
DTLA | Minimal Cyc Wall Studio with Natural Light W/ AC
Central LA, Los Angeles, CA
ABOUT: The space boasts a 1,200 sq ft production studio. - 15ft x 15ft cyclorama wall - 8ft x 8ft West Facing Window - A lot of Natural Light - Seamless backdrops (up to 3 colors can be mounted to the back drop kit. -...
Modern Sun Drenched DTLA Loft with Epic Views
Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Q and L Studios is a modern, sun-drenched loft studio that has a full wall of north-facing windows and one bank of west-facing windows that overlooks DTLA skyline is perfect for film and photoshoots, workshops, zoom calls, or meetings. With WiFi Fiber installed giving upload...
LA Natural Light Studio w/ AC
Central LA, Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful natural light space in the DTLA Arts District. We’re located in a large warehouse on the 5th floor at the end of a long hallway. We have a contactless check-in / check-out process utilizing state of the art digital coded locks. ______________________________________________________________________________________ ABOUT THE...
North Hills West, Los Angeles, CA
1,500 Sq of Creative Space w/Cyc. (click Read More to see equipment list) We are located in the city of Van Nuys, Studio is ideal for photography shoots, video shoots and castings. Note: Studio is not soundproof - Profoto Equipment Included with Rental - Studio...

Frequently Asked Questions

From iconic landmarks and stunning skylines to trendy neighborhoods and hidden gems, Los Angeles offers a seemingly endless number of portrait photography locations. At its core, the city is a mix of urban and natural beauty. Between the bright city lights and the beachy coastline, portrait photographers are spoiled for choice when it comes to breathtaking places to capture the essence of their subject.
For outdoorsy individuals, few spots rival gorgeous Los Angeles beaches like Zuma Beach and Santa Monica Beach, which boast stunning ocean views and sunny skies. Those hoping for lush natural settings and romantic greenery should venture to Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge. You can also head inland to find scenic birthday photo shoot locations like Griffith Park and Runyon Canyon Park, featuring spectacular views and lush greenery. To achieve an edgier vibe, the industrial and gritty backdrops of downtown LA provide plenty of cool spots for an unforgettable birthday photo shoot.
Before you start planning your photoshoot, think about your goals for the shoot and what type of feel you’re hoping to capture. After all, some locations lend themselves better to fashion or editorial photography, while others are great for capturing more candid looks. For example, if your goal is to capture the glamor of Los Angeles, consider taking a hike up to the iconic Hollywood sign for jaw-dropping views and strong silhouettes against the bright lights of downtown LA.
Are you looking for some of the best portrait photography locations in downtown Los Angeles? From art museums to the charming Bradbury Building — a beautiful Victorian-style building that provides a unique backdrop — there are plenty of fantastic spots to capture some amazing portraits. You can also get creative with the vibrant atmosphere at Grand Central Market, which boasts an array of diverse shops and restaurants, as well as colorful street art nearby.
Capture dreamy moments surrounded by lush foliage and colorful houses at the Venice Canals. Then head a bit further into the neighborhood to capture edgy urban shots that add color and texture to any photo. From Playa del Rey to Malibu, you can catch an unforgettable sunset at one of LA's breathtaking beaches. Let these unique portrait photography locations inspire you to create something truly special with your portrait photography. At the end of the day, remember to have fun, be creative, and explore the incredible diversity of the city’s landscape. Your portraits can be a reflection of your subject’s unique personality and the unmatched beauty of Los Angeles.

Reviews for portrait photography locations

Da M.
Boho Studio with Clawfoot Bathtub
Sami was super helpful. The space has great natural light. Simple but effective, exactly how it looks. Good for portraits, interior lifestyle/boudoir. Perfect situation for a speedlite, one beauty dish or portable multiple lights. Street parking wasn't bad there on a Sunday. Would book again...
Jeffrey D.
Boho Studio with Clawfoot Bathtub
photographer has designed the space as it’s well laid out and has a great variety of props to utilize as part of your portrait/b> shoot. My model was thrilled with the results and this beautiful setting played a big part...
Miguel R.
Video Studio with private balcony, pool, kitchen and bathroom
This was a fun place to shoot. I would highly recommend this place for photoshoots or headshots. Andrew was very accommodating as well. I would definitely book again...
Ryan M.
Melrose Hill Townhouse For Photoshoots and Events
with an awesome host - Lee was very responsive and welcoming, the space appeared exactly as advertised. We used the space to take some professional headshots and they came out great. Would definitely book again. Thanks Lee...
Robert M.
14 ft RGB Cyc Wall with Seamless Backdrops and Lighting Equipment
This is a fantastic space that’s perfect for headshots or music videos. It’s right in the middle of Hollywood and the rate is very reasonable. Diana is a super cool host and she made the experience a breeze. And the AC kept us cool on a day when...
Jerryn C.
14 ft RGB Cyc Wall with Seamless Backdrops and Lighting Equipment
great space for portrait cyc wall content! Great space and very helpful staff. I recommend
Milan L.
14 ft RGB Cyc Wall with Seamless Backdrops and Lighting Equipment
Lovely experience in this studio! I was able to get my updated headshots and the host gave great and specific instructions. Would definitely book again...
Michael C.
Modern Photo Studio in West Hollywood with Private Wardrobe Room, Cyc & Parking
What a great location, exactly what I needed. Shooting a small talking-head video and had ample space for setting up the >shot and gear and for the client to chill. Load-in was tremendously easy as you are able to park feet away from the doors to studio. Rented...