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Creative Photography Studio in Historic Artist Community
SoMa, San Francisco, CA
...producers who have been using this incredible space to shoot commercial and personal photographic work going into our 3rd year. We have hosted local bands, poets, artists, corporate team off-sites, networking events, movie nights, photography critiques and even individual birthday parties. We have produced...
Vibrant and Whimsical Space with Stunning Views on Union Square
Lower Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
We are excited to announce that we have reopened for bookings. We have closely followed the City and County of San Francisco reopening policies. We diligently observe Covid-19 guidelines from the CDC and are enacting strict cleanliness and social distancing standards allowing no more than...
Lots of Light Mission Loft
Mission District, San Francisco, CA
313 helps to support the work I do. The photography on the walls is mine, the animals are real, and the art changes often so you may or may not see what's in the photos
Beautiful Studio with FREE Gear
Mission District, San Francisco, CA
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...
Vintage Castro Club Lounge for a Memorable Shoot
Duboce Triangle, San Francisco, CA
...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...
Bright Daylight Photo Studio
Dogpatch, San Francisco, CA
...Natural light studio with white walls and open space for shooting. Sunny, private, quiet space for your next photo or film shoot. Use of basic grip, covered parking for up to 3 vehicles, and many additional niceties included. Load-in is a snap with our...
Beautiful Daylight, Photo Studio in Mission Area with Panoramic City Views
Mission District, San Francisco, CA
...sunny space is ideal for still-life/product or food photography, casting, and portrait shoots, we host professional photography sessions and film productions. Our studio space is perfect for photoshoots, workshops, and meetings. Very sunny, beautiful 1,300 square foot open-plan, corner unit on...
Light controlled creative studio in the heart of the Mission/Valencia, San Francisco. Great for film and photo production!
Mission District, San Francisco, CA
Exclusive Offer for Our Valued Corporate Clients! Book your next off-site session with us and stand a chance to win a FREE 8-hour booking or avail our special sliding scale discount. Seize this opportunity before January 1, 2024! 📈 The Ultimate Off-Site Venue in the...
Spacious Studio in SOMA w/ Skylight!
SoMa, San Francisco, CA
Thank you for checking out our photo/video production space. This +700 sqft space multiple color backdrops, a white corner wall, work station, and 4k 70" TV. Available Amenities: • remote control 9ft backdrops (Colors: purple, orange, black and grey) • White corner wall for added...

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Home to a broad variety of photo studios — from traditional spaces with cycloramas to themed venues decked out in thoughtful decor — the City by the Bay is a photographer's paradise. For example, retro-themed SF photo studios are a unique and exciting way to capture the past, present, and future in one frame. Choose from classic studios with vintage brick walls and time-honored tools of the trade, or go for something a bit more modern with colorful backdrops and out-of-the-box props. Not to mention, some studios opt for an edgier look with exposed brick walls or distressed paint for an industrial feel, which can add depth and texture to your photos. Regardless of your budget or project, you can book a fantastic San Francisco content photo studio to accommodate your needs. Take your pick from small studio spaces for a product shoot to large-scale production areas with special effects equipment and bright lights.
One of the most popular kinds of photo studios in San Francisco are natural light studios. Though these spaces range in size, from cozy to massive, they all share a common quality: Each venue offers tons of natural light thanks to large windows and skylights, creating beautiful environments and soft shadows — perfect for commercial, fashion, and product photography. These studios can also be great for portrait and lifestyle shoots since the natural lighting lends an intimate and authentic quality to the photos. Not to mention, if you’re wanting to add vibrant pops of color to your shots, you can find a natural light photo studio in San Francisco featuring painted walls or adjustable backdrops in bold hues like reds, blues, greens, and purples. Whether you're shooting family portraits or editorial fashion spreads, natural light studios can provide a versatile and inspiring setting to realize your creative concepts.
Equipped with impeccable lighting equipment, as well as customizable backgrounds and sets, professional photo studios in San Francisco offer an excellent range of amenities for a seamless shoot. Whether you're an experienced photographer or just starting out, there's something for everyone at these studio spaces. Between humble venues designed for intimate portraits to vast industrial lofts ideal for capturing edgy fashion shoots, a photo studio in San Francisco can come in all shapes and sizes. And the best part is you don't have to limit yourself to just one aesthetic or style — many photo studios provide several sets with different looks so you can mix up your shoot for maximum effect.

Reviews for photo studios

Tamar M.
Bright & Contemporary SoMa Loft
Nice and bright space. Alex was very communicative and helpful. We rented the space for a small photoshoot, and it was a little difficult to get equipment in and out of the building, but the space itself was great...
Henry R.
Bright & Contemporary SoMa Loft
This was an excellent place for a photo shoot. All of the decor is high end and the natural light is beautiful. Alex is great with communication and our accommodations were very organized. I highly recommend booking this studio...
Robin D.
Photo/Video Studio w/ Natural Light (Blackout Avail.)
The team at Jettison Creative was incredible, and the space is beautiful too! Their team went above and beyond to make sure our >photo shoot was smooth and successful, and the resulting images are simply stunning. We couldn't have done it without the Jettison Creative team members and their...
Stefano G.
Photo/Video Studio w/ Natural Light (Blackout Avail.)
Bay Area., hands down. John was a super cool and responsive host, and made the whole shoot smooth. The space is perfect for a photo shoot, with natural light and studio light options, roll up door, equipment, a kitchenette with serving options, a bathroom, and even an extra space for...
Maximillian T.
Photo/Video Studio w/ Natural Light (Blackout Avail.)
request I had, incredibly easy to work with, which is why I will always recommend them! Thank you again for a wonderful, and smooth photoshoot experience. Client was extremely happy and impressed...
Alysha R.
Unique Luxury Apartment with Multiple Backdrops and Natural Light
Amazing communication! Amazing building! Definitely great for photo shoots. This was last minute and the host was very nice and understanding. Will definitely book again...
Raenada M.
Unique Luxury Apartment with Multiple Backdrops and Natural Light
location for photos! Wahida was such an amazing host! Very welcoming and her location has all the equipment one would need for a mini photo shoot. You literally only need your camera lol- although our photographer came with all his, but even he was impressed!! There was natural lighting, light...
Mark N.
Unique Luxury Apartment with Multiple Backdrops and Natural Light
provided clear directions and was available to answer any of my questions. The space was spectacular; it had all the listed amenities for a photoshoot and the view was amazing. Thank you for having us...