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Rachel Z.

"...am in love with this studio. I booked the space to photograph a client's portraits, and I could not be happier with the results. The hosts were not only kind and flexible, but quick to respond in all communication. The space itself was stunning, with gorgeous furniture and unbeatable..."

Sarah K.

"...Andrew's studio is incredible! I used this studio for a portrait shoot. The included equipment is high quality and expansive. Andrew is also easy to communicate with and was very helpful during our shoot when needed, but also gave us space and privacy when asked. I would highly recommend..."

Featured portrait photography locations

Open and airy gallery space/photography studio with skylight in an urban setting
Redwood Heights
30

...The studio is located ehind a moveable wall you can see in the photos. The studio works well for photo shoots, portraits, product shots, and small video projects. Our photo/production studio is equipped with a seamless backdrops, tripod, continuous lighting and large video monitor, as...

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Sunny, Art-Filled Oakland Loft
Golden Gate
74

Available 7-days a week | 9AM-6PM Our space was converted from a machine shop and garage to an open loft in the late 1990s. In the hip NOBE neighborhood with many nearby restaurants and cafés, including Summer Summer Thai, Noodle Theory Provisions, and Ruby's Cafe...

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Sawmill Studio Loft
Oakland Ave - Harrison St
42

Large industrial studio loft run by artist and prop/interior stylist. 1800sf flex space featuring exposed brick walls, hand painted details and original (cleared) artwork. 10' ceilings, concrete floors, large windows, full kitchen and bath. Long marble conference/dining table, huge flat screen monitor and comfy furniture...

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Airy, Contemporary Lake Merritt Photo Studio
Ivy Hill
58

This beautiful storefront studio is 600 square feet on the ground floor with a cozy 150 square foot loft upstairs. It's located in the Ivy Hill neighborhood of Oakland, close to Lake Merritt, downtown, and freeways, with very easy parking. Away from the crowded Grand...

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650sq' Downtown Oakland's premier PROFOTO Photo / Video Production Studio
Downtown
56

PROFOTO Photo and Video Production Studio. We have top of the line Profoto equipment (not the cheap Alien Bees like our competitors). We have a wonderful 650 square foot studio/event space for rent in Downtown Oakland's famous city center and theater district. We are located...

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2,400 ft² Open Loft-styled Versatile Studio
Northgate - Waverly
17

Available 7-days a week | 8AM-6PM $600 Rental Minimum (4-hrs) This space may be booked for a full day (10 hours). If you would like access to the 38' infinity wall you may book the full venue. Please click on our profile image to view...

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Loft with Natural Light, Brick Wall, & Kitchen
Hoover - Foster
65

The price for the space is for up to 5 people. Up to 8 people is $107/hour. Up to 12 people is $127/hour. Up to 16 people $147/hour. Up to 20 people $167/hour. (There isn't currently the functionality within Peerspace to set up different pricing...

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Cozy Creative Publishing Salon
Foothill
4

This cozy, book-lined Nomadic Press Creative Workspace is located in Fruitvale, Oakland. Take salon shots in the interior or catch the Los Angeles-like movement of Foothill Boulevard just outside. The space is intimate at about 450 square feet and is available for film or photography...

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Light Filled, Interior Designer's Modern Rustic Oakland Apartment
Clinton
7

Apartment is 1100 Sq Ft Living Room: 180 Sq Ft Bedroom 1: 90 Sq Ft Bedroom 2: 132 Sq Ft Bedroom 3: 120 Sq Ft 2 Bathrooms: 1 tub, one clear shower Kitchen: Modern with brand new steel appliances, hood stove I'm a Feng Shui...

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What people say about portrait photography locations on Peerspace

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02/28/2019
Eli S.

Space: Bushwick Daylight Loft Photo Studio

"...great day lit space perfect for portraits. Loved shooting here..."

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11/04/2017
James L.

Space: Bright & Chic Creative Space in Uptown Oakland

"...The place was perfect for portraits, meeting Cherlyn right when we got into the room felt so welcoming/pleasing. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a indoor place with perfect natural lighting to do a photo shoot in. Parking isn't too bad either considering it is in..."

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06/06/2018
Costas A.

Space: 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 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..."

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05/19/2018
Leilani S.

Space: Open and Airy Gallery Space with Skylight in an Urban Setting

"...and had enough seating for us. They were also willing to take down the art they had installed to allow us to exhibit our portraits and poetry..."

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11/19/2018
Erika L.

Space: 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..."

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01/06/2018
Michael C.

Space: 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..."

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10/15/2017
Michael M.

Space: 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..."

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02/19/2019
Feng Shan L.

Space: Historic Pioneer Square Loft with Gorgeous Natural Light

"...Awesome experience shooting a portrait session here. Very versatile backdrop. Highly recommend. Will definitely come back again..."

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04/14/2019
Mari E.

Space: Natural Light Photo Studio Near Capitol Hill

"...This was a fantastic natural light studio for my portrait session! I appreciate the variety of backdrops and props. The bathroom was also useful for touch ups (and potty breaks!) Linda was clear with instructions and this studio was easily accessible with decent street parking! I would definitely book again..."

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05/07/2019
Krista W.

Space: Light and Plant Filled 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..."

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07/22/2018
Robert G.

Space: Beautiful 500 sqf space available for all your projects

"...Great Space! Nicks extremely helpful and was perfect for my portrait session! will be back again..."

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02/20/2019
Kevin W.

Space: Bushwick Bright and Airy Photo Studio

"...The Host was very responsive. The space was as described! I utilize the space for a portrait fashion photo shoot. I was hoping to be able to play my music at the volume of choice. I didn’t realize it would be restrictions..."

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01/25/2018
Brian J.

Space: Beautiful Natural Light Downtown Loft

"...specialize in headshot and portrait photography. The window light and spacious floor plan in this loft is a photographer's dream. AMAZING! I couldn't be more pleased with the looks that I was able to create here. April and Conrad are outstanding hosts. They are professional, thorough, and responsive..."

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08/08/2018
Yana T.

Space: Spacious Downtown Studio with Huge Windows

"...Beautiful place! Lots of natural light. Lots of options for a portrait session..."

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05/12/2018
Rupa C.

Space: Photography Studio with Cyclorama wall in Santa Clara

"...Paul's studio is my go-to location for all my portrait and fashion shoots..."

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08/29/2018
Tania L.

Space: 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..."

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05/18/2019
Will G.

Space: 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 portrait shoots like I had. I would definitely book this space again. Thanks again Chrissy..."

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04/05/2019
Sarah C.

Space: Clean white photo studio with abundant indirect light (and plants!)

"...We had such an incredible time shooting in this Space! It was the perfect spot to do some group shots for a band & individual portraits in the Jungle room (the gorgeous plants gave us SO much life) & working with the natural light was a dream. Maciek was incredibly responsive & was..."