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Allison S.

"...The space was beautiful, well equipped and just what we needed for our portrait shoot..."

Lauren C.

"...Great space and terrific host! Did a quick little portrait session there, and it is just as advertised. Nice and clean, with big windows for daylight shooting if you want. Bonus, my client loved the hip location :) Thanks, Dayane! See you again soon..."

Featured portrait photography locations

Open and airy gallery space/photography studio with skylight in an urban setting
Redwood Heights
35

...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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Sawmill Studio Loft
Oakland Ave - Harrison St
59

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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Unique East Bay Photo / Video Production Studio - Gear Included
Melrose
12

...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, video productions and more in this space. We are located at 47th Avenue Studios - super cool warehouse space. Free secured...

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Airy, Contemporary Lake Merritt Photo Studio
Ivy Hill
71

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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Sunny, Art-Filled Oakland Loft
Golden Gate
77

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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650sq' Downtown Oakland's premier PROFOTO Photo / Video Production Studio
Downtown
67

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
19

Available 7-days a week | 8AM-6PM $900 Rental Minimum (6-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
99

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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Light Filled, Interior Designer's Modern Rustic Oakland Apartment
Clinton
13

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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12/09/2018
Tim V.

Space: Free Seamless Paper Backdro...

"...Great space for capturing portrait / head shot photography..."

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01/28/2019
Maxine B.

Space: Industrial Brick Home with ...

"...Francesca was super cool! Her space is gorgeous and the natural lighting is seriously flawless and perfect for portrait sessions and for film. Definitely booking again..."

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12/30/2017
Claire R.

Space: Stunning Boho Inspired Natu...

"...space is exactly as pictured, had great light, was easily accessible and Tiarra was nice to work with! We used the studio for wedding portraits and it was just what we hoped for. I would definitely recommend..."

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09/19/2018
Jose M.

Space: All-White Storefront Produc...

"...decor added atmosphere. And the chairs and tables were conveniently placed, and more than enough had I needed them (ended using them for 3/4 portraits). The bathroom was also helpful, allowing the model space and privacy to change..."

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05/11/2019
Dawn T.

Space: Manhattan photo studio. Lig...

"...portrait photographer-The space was great, Christine was so awesome! The location was perfect. Highly recommend for photographers..."

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06/10/2019
Matt M.

Space: West Only Downtown Loft Nat...

"...Excellent experience with Scott and the space was just right for our portrait shoot. Big enough to use an 8x8 silk and shoot on a 200mm..."

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04/01/2017
Christina H.

Space: 2,400 ft² Open Loft-styled ...

"...professional photo studio to come to the East Bay. The contemporary walls and abundant natural light worked exactly as I had hoped for my portrait project. Alex, the studio manager, was a wonderful communicator and helped me book the space with ease, even making accommodations for my desired time frame..."

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09/14/2019
Sterling W.

Space: Best Harlem Photography Stu...

"...Great space for portraits or headshots, and the host was very helpful with set up. Looking forward to booking again in the future..."

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05/15/2019
Jeanne C.

Space: Bright Modern California Tudor

"...Such a great location! Beautiful light throughout! Lovely interior and exterior areas for environmental portraits. Rachelle was a delight to work with. Above and beyond on all counts..."

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08/08/2018
Yana T.

Space: Spacious Downtown Studio wi...

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

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04/05/2019
Sarah C.

Space: Clean white photo studio wi...

"...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..."

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01/08/2018
Brandon T.

Space: Capitol Hill Daylight Photo...

"...Great space for portrait photography. Good communication from owner. Easy parking across the street. Clean space. Highly recommended..."

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04/13/2018
Eli S.

Space: Daylight Photo/Video Studio...

"...My second time shooting at this space. It’s perfect for shooting portraits..."

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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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06/22/2019
Ezell H.

Space: Photo / Video Studio with R...

"...was using the space for some basic head shots which everything worked out perfectly for. The host was very accommodating and helpful which created a fun atmosphere. i would definitely book again..."

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12/11/2017
Joan B.

Space: Capitol Hill Daylight Photo...

"...Super easy lockbox for getting in the space. Convenient location and perfect for our portrait session..."

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12/07/2017
Santiago B.

Space: Versatile Creative Space On...

"...Great Space for portraits and to get you subject ready for a location shoot.. Host is helpful and friendly.."

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03/30/2019
Kelly K.

Space: Natural Light Photo Studio ...

"...We used this place for portrait photo shoot. It’s perfect! Place is as described in the listing. I’ll definitely use it again for next photo shoot..."