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Katie O.

"...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..."

Erika L.

"...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..."

Featured portrait photography locations

Open and airy gallery space/photography studio with skylight in an urban setting
Redwood Heights
45

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

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Sawmill Studio Loft
Oakland Ave - Harrison St
76

Large studio loft run by artist and prop/interior stylist. 1500sf 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. 2 free...

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Airy, Contemporary Lake Merritt Photo Studio
Ivy Hill
83

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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Unique East Bay Photo / Video Production Studio - Gear Included
Melrose
24

...rates. The space is for everyone, whether you're just starting photography and video or a pro. Our clients have shot fashion editorials, portraits, podcasts, youtue videos, music videos, more in this space. We are located at 47th Avenue Studios - super cool warehouse space. Free...

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Downtown Oakland's premier PROFOTO Photo / Video Production Studio (OPEN during COVID-19 Lockdown)
Downtown
93

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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Sunny, Art-Filled Oakland Loft
Golden Gate
84

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. Sunny loft with lots of art...

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Loft with Natural Light, Brick Wall, & Kitchen
Hoover - Foster
142

900 square ft space 10 ft ceilings with large windows All white walls and a polished concrete floor Photo ready minimalist kitchen Movable furniture for staging All props in the space are available to use Projector and large screen Wifi Dining table seating for 6...

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Large Industrial Chic Studio - FREE GEAR
Santa Fe
20

...OVERVIEW - Well-suited for fashion, portrait and still life photoshoots. - Industrial enough for you to get creative, chic enough for entertaining clients. - On the border of Berkeley, Emeryville and Oakland, close to SF. - Second level walk-up unit inside a secure building with other creative...

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Natural Light Photo Studio Loft
West Oakland
95

2100 Square foot floor plan photography studio with high ceilings and natural light. Let us host your next still photography or video production in our quiet photo studio. Full kitchen with 5 burner gas stove and huge 9ft rolling counter space. Perfect for use by...

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What people say about portrait photography locations on Peerspace

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06/06/2018
Costas A.

Space: Stylish Apartment for Photo...

"...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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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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12/15/2019
Michael C.

Space: Silverlake Oasis

"...Nice space for portraits..."

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05/07/2019
Krista W.

Space: Eclectic Minimalist Loft + ...

"...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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11/11/2019
Kevin Paul L.

Space: Spacious ground level PHOTO...

"...Great hosts, the space was great for portraits, accessible and near several coffee and food options for the crew..."

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02/03/2020
Mariah M.

Space: 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..."

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01/06/2018
Michael C.

Space: Petite Boutique Portrait St...

"...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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11/17/2018
Brett L.

Space: Uptown Spacious Loft - Harl...

"...This is a great space. It's large with a bunch of different looks inside and a nice little space outside for daylight portraits. Alya made everything go very smoothly. I've already booked it again..."

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05/30/2019
Liane P.

Space: A BOUTIQUE PHOTO STUDIO + CYC

"...necessary amenities for our model casting! The space is clean, easy to find, and the cyc offers a generous shooting area for full body portraits. It was also a huge benefit to have basic lighting and production supplies available. Additionally Avi was such a pleasure to work with, and was..."

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01/12/2020
Christine S.

Space: Industrial Natural Light St...

"...Jaylon’s space was perfect for my studio portrait session. The natural light was perfect. And Jaylon’s time recommendations were spot on. I would book again..."

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01/22/2018
Brandon T.

Space: Capitol Hill Daylight Photo...

"...Great space for portrait photography..."

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01/18/2020
Michael Y.

Space: A 2900 Sqft Reimagined Prod...

"...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..."

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09/26/2018
Josh R.

Space: Large DTLA Industrial Loft

"...Fashion portrait shoot. Space is truly excellent. Exactly as it appears - even better in person, with plenty of options for natural or your own lights. Hosting was exceptional, John had us all covered, start to finish. Do not hesitate to use this space. Among the best in the city..."

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01/09/2018
Naomi H.

Space: Sunny Corner Studio in Cent...

"...Terrific little gem of a studio with plenty of natural light in a very central Hollywood spot. Perfect for head shots and basic lighting set ups. Michelle is the hostess with the mostess and was very helpful..."

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02/16/2020
Kortney P.

Space: Natural Light Studio Bedroo...

"...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..."

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11/02/2019
Joy N.

Space: 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..."

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05/18/2019
Will G.

Space: Photo/Film Studio, Equipmen...

"...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: Incredible Urban Jungle Pho...

"...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..."