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Modern, luxurious lounge with kitchen access

SoMa, San Francisco, CA

Venue capacity icon60


...of professional activities: meetings, offsites, brainstorming sessions, presentations, photoshoots, filmshoots, and team events. INCLUDED IN YOUR BOOKING: - Exclusive use of the Lounge and Kitchen area - WiFi - Music capability with pre-set stations. - Access to the outdoor
Artist's Modern Sky Loft, Airy + City Views

Mission District, San Francisco, CA

Venue capacity icon18

Art Studio

In a prime location in the NE Mission Arts district of San Francisco, this is an airy 1200 sq. ft Daylight studio space with breathtaking views over the Mission, Twin Peaks and downtown. We have excellent fresh air flow (ceiling extraction fan, Dyson Hot/Cool air...
Beautiful Studio with FREE Gear

Mission District, San Francisco, CA

Venue capacity icon25

Film / Photo Loft

Check out our reviews... :) Tons of FREE gear (see list* below) 30 foot wall of natural light (with blackout curtains) 1,400 Square Feet 12' High Ceilings Complete Kitchen Private Bathroom Storage/Changing room Loading Dock | Freight Elevator 2 large Tables 2 more optional large...
Lots of Light Mission Loft

Mission District, San Francisco, CA

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Flex Space

Ideal for brainstorming and workshop events, this charming old school and creatively inspiring space is lit with skylights, warmed with large plank wooden floors, one brick wall, and original artwork add up to a sweet mix of comfy and professional. Robust Internet, kitchen, a private...
Everything You Could Need in Amazing Location *Limited Time All Included Professional Studio Lighting, Seamless & AC*

Mission District, San Francisco, CA

Venue capacity icon21

Photo Studio

**Huge updates in 2022** - Professional LED video lighting from Aputure and Nanlux with modifiers available in studio. Arri tungsten lighting fixtures. Quick-change 9' and 12' paper BGs; almost any color available with 24hr notice, many colors in stock. Profoto D2, B1X and Pro-8a still...
Vintage Castro Club Lounge for a Memorable Shoot

Duboce Triangle, San Francisco, CA

Venue capacity icon20


...newly-renovated top floor lounge is located within a private social club. Available for receptions, mixers, fundraisers, corporate retreats, wine tastings, photo shoots, and more, this space is perfect for an event that requires inviting elegance and a vintage, luxurious ambience. Three distinct rooms (tasting...
Mission Loft Studio + Event Venue

Mission District, San Francisco, CA

Venue capacity icon10

Apartment Loft

Need an inspiring space for the day! We've got you covered! Mission Loft is a gorgeous light filled video and photo production space. The standard rental period is 2 hours or more anytime between 8AM and 8PM. The studio has an open floor plan (dining...
Contemporary Home with Abundant Natural Light, Stunning City and Bay Views

Potrero Hill, San Francisco, CA

Venue capacity icon15

House abundant natural light throughout the space. Multiple backdrops throughout. It is a great place to shoot a video, host an interview, or have an amazing photo shoot. You will have use of the upstairs open entertaining space, over 1200 sq feet of indoor entertaining...
Architectural Gem with Great Light

Mission District, San Francisco, CA

Venue capacity icon15


...for photo shoots where there are multiple needs: Clean, bright modern kitchen; Library; dining room; living room with bookcases and piano; bathroom with soaking tub and custom redwood vanity; clean and simple master suite; sweet children's room. A lovely space for photo shoots and...

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Capture picture-perfect shots at San Francisco outdoor photoshoot locations

The Bay Area has no shortage of scenic outdoor photoshoot locations for capturing impressive shots, whether you're a professional photographer or an enthusiastic hobbyist. Urban settings like city streets and alleyways provide a classic setting for fashion shoots or street photography. You'll find plenty of contrasting textures such as brick walls, colorful graffiti, wrought-iron balconies, and cable cars that can create a sense of motion in your shots. And what better way to get an amazing shot of the Golden Gate Bridge than from the comfort of a rooftop terrace? Rooftop rentals are great for capturing the city skyline. And for those aiming to do an outdoor night photoshoot in San Francisco, these elevated spaces come alive with an ethereal beauty after dark. Whether you're looking for a waterfront view, a historic landmark, or an everyday urban backdrop, this city boasts a wealth of stellar editorial photo opportunities.

Uncover unique places to do an outdoor photoshoot in San Francisco

Many high-end private residences in San Francisco feature courtyards that make picturesque outdoor photoshoot locations. Between Victorian-era houses and contemporary mansions, these magnificent venues provide plenty of options when it comes to both architecture and landscaping, giving you ample inspiration to capture a winning shot. Likewise, head to a garden location if you’re in search of a tranquil escape amidst stunning blooms. Whether it's a fragrant rose garden or an English-style courtyard filled with greenery and fountains, garden spaces offer elegant backdrops that can transport your audience to a fairytale world. Those on a budget can consider reserving hourly backyard rentals, which offer a uniquely SF charm and personality. A well-maintained backyard is often home to interesting foliage, artwork, and furniture that all contribute to a stellar setting for any type of shoot, from product to family photography.

Book the best places to do an outdoor photoshoot in San Francisco

At an outdoor photoshoot space in San Francisco, you can leverage natural lighting to capture enchanting images. The best time to take advantage of natural lighting is in the morning or late evening when the sun is lower in the sky, creating an ethereal glow or a unique angle for truly dramatic shots. This type of natural light can make your photos look soft and romantic, so if you're aiming for a dreamy vibe, consider making the most of this so-called golden hour at outdoor photoshoot locations like gardenscapes and courtyards. Similarly, moonlight provides a different type of glow that's gorgeous for evening shoots in front of an industrial warehouse space or atop a rooftop deck. It’s less directional than sunlight, making it ideal for evening shots that call for softer shadows. Plus, it creates an air of mystery that gives photos an alluring charm.

Reviews for outdoor photoshoot locations

Leada M.
Artist's Modern Sky Loft, Airy + City Views
This space was beautiful! Peggy was truly an understanding and kind host. I used it for a photoshoot and the light was perfect and outdoor deck was a nice addition. The furniture adds great style and the art is beautiful. I would highly recommend this space. Thank you, Peggy...
Melody F.
Film/Photo Location: Contemporary Home With Great Light, Large Garden and Incredible Rooftop Deck
it justice -- it's even better in person. The space is beautifully designed and provided multiple great settings for our multi-day photoshoot, both indoor and outdoor. He was also a terrific host. Right on time, very welcoming, available for questions and accommodating for our needs. I would book this...
Calista C.
Mission Loft Studio + Event Venue
and his space are both amazing! I used this space for a photoshoot for my Nutrition business. I used almost every single room as well: the kitchen, both bedrooms, the living room, and even the new outdoor space. Michael was kind, accommodating, quick to respond, and I even left two...
Lauren D.
3,800 ft² Open Loft-style Studio with 38' Infinity Wall
It was a top-notch experience all around for our first official Innersense Organic Beauty photo shoot! We rented the space along with some basic equipment. Here is some additional information by category: Venue. This premium space offered us exactly what we were looking for in terms of diversity (infinity...
Maya C.
Lots of Light Mission Loft
The photos really don't do justice. This is such an awesome studio space in a great part of the Mission. Peter had it all decked out for our arrival, it's spacious enough to have a few different set ups for a shoot with plenty of depth, very cool...
Lisa L.
Beautiful, Light-filled Oakland Craftsman + Farmhouse Style Home
was stunning and perfect for my project! I only utilized the indoors, but the outdoors was so beautiful as well! Alexis was a great host - very friendly and communicative! Would absolutely recommend for photo shoots...
Nate F.
Inviting, Art-filled Oakland Home w/ Spacious Patio
Her home is very well designed and easy to navigate. I used this home for a photoshoot and the light is great, there is plenty of space and vignettes to photograph too. The outdoor space is beautiful and spacious with a load in / out driveway that's easy to access...
Nicole B.
Mission Creative Workspace & Event Venue + Large Backyard
Nick's space was a perfect location for our outdoor photo shoot! Also the kitchen and deck area were beautiful spaces with lots of lovely natural light streaming in. Nick was a great host; very accommodating, friendly, and professional. Highly, highly recommend his space...

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