Best photo shoot spaces in New York, NY

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Spacious Brownstone

New York | Lower Manhattan

$175 per hour
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Historic and elegant parlor floor of a beautiful brownstone; high ceilings, chandeliers, three distinct spaces which can be opened to each other. Different rates apply depending on number of guests and day of week. Rates for weddings, film, television and professional photo shoots available upon request.

Gorgeous Daylight Studio - Fully Equipped

New York | Long Island City

$160 per hour
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A Stunning 4,200 Daylight Photo Studio with Full Cyclorama, centrally located in Long Island City. Perfect for Photo Shoots, Film Projects, and Events. Ideal location for E-Commerce shoots, various fashion shoots, and Film Productions. Can also be used for staging for large outdoor projects nearby. Featuring a beautifully designed client work area designed by world class interior designer, Tali Roth. The building has a great industrial vibe which is perfect for sourcing alternative locations around the studio. Clients such as Vogue Russia and Vogue Mexico have shot editorials outside, on the nearby footbridge, as well as facing the exterior of the building. Our studio is available to rent for events, pop-up stores, runway shows, conferences, photo shoots, video shoots, music videos, weddings, and more. STUDIO AMENITIES: 4,200 SF 12.5’ Ceilings Southern Exposure Daylight Wall to Wall Windows Full Cyc: 17’W x 25’L x 12.5’H Hardwood Floors Throughout Motorized Blackout & Diffusion 2 Private Restrooms w. 2 Stalls Each Fast Wi-Fi In House Cafe Espresso Bar Client Reception In House Equipment There are many great coffee shops, caterers and restaurants closeby. Highly recommended is The Pantry Market Eatery which features organic and healthy food. Less than a 5 minute walk from the G Train and a 3 minute walk from the 7 Train, we are extremely centrally located to both Brooklyn and Manhattan, with less than 12 minute commute time from Grand Central. We have a very large freight elevator which s operated from 9AM-5PM and we can provide support for bringing in and taking out equipment. The studio contains an expandable and rolling changing room, clothing racks, steamers, and hangers. We also have a full equipment room on site with a tremendous amount of lighting, camera, and grip gear for all of your last minute equipment needs

Sunny Distressed Loft with Giant Windows

New York | Brooklyn

$350 per hour
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Our space is a distressed walls loft with great light. It has a great gothic feel to it. And we just got a new elevator!

Library of Artist Sketchbooks

New York | Williamsburg

$500 per hour
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Home to the largest collection of artist sketchbooks in the world, the library's walls are lined with white shelves that hold over 35,000 handmade sketchbooks created by artists and designers from around the world. The library is a platform for artists to share their sketchbooks in an innovative and unconventional way, and a community space at the center of the Williamsburg art scene. Natural light floods the space, located on a quiet street just blocks from the subway and McCarren Park

Soho Amusement Park of Inspiration

New York | Lower Manhattan

$385 per hour
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This spacious and unaltered original artist soho loft is very quiet with agreeable light. It is divided into two main spaces: The 800sft studio on the east and the 1100 sft living room on the west. It also has a couple of bedrooms and two toilets. When we have events the studio/living room configuration works well and allows for a subtle division of the event into sub-groups.

West Village Steampunk Industrial Space

New York | Manhattan

$200 per hour
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We located in West Village and our space has a steampunk industrial look. Some parts of the space are a bit spooky but very fun background for any type of shooting or video.

Full-Service Photo Studio With Cyclorama

New York | Greenpoint

$140 per hour
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10HR DAY RATES $1150 - PHOTO $1500 - VIDEO DESCRIPTION Studio A is 1500 square feet and contains a 16’x20’ cyclorama. The space is classic and comfortable with exposed brick walls, original hardwood floors, and vintage furnishings. The two unobstructed exposures provide a light and airy work space for client and crew. Can be easily combined with our other studios for a fully expandable and modular workspace. OCCUPANCY Studio A occupancy is limited to 10 people, per current COVID-19 guidelines. EQUIPMENT We are a full-service photo studio providing rental equipment. We can fill any equipment needs provided your request is received at least 48 hours prior to shoot. While personally-owned equipment is welcome, all rented equipment must be sourced through the studio. A $350/day fee applies should renter wish to bring in any rented equipment not sourced through the studio. A NOTE REGARDING AUDIO RECORDING Our studios are not sound-stages and are located in a building with other tenants. Audio recording will likely pick up sound from other studios, neighboring tenants, and general surroundings. Some productions have successfully rolled sound here however since every production is different we strongly urge that you schedule a time to scout to see if our studios meet your needs. We cannot advise on nor make any claim to the suitability of the facilities for recording audio for your production. Since we sometimes are hosting multiple shoots in our facilities and there are other tenants working in the building we are unable to create special audio-recording conditions. We, nor our guests, can not disturb other teams working in our studios nor other building tenants with requests to accommodate audio-recording needs. Renter assumes all risk for productions requiring audio recording. INSURANCE All Studio A bookings require a valid Certificate of Insurance. If you don't carry insurance we are happy to help you obtain short-term coverage, just let us know if we can help. HOURS Listed rates apply for all hours 8am-7pm. After-hours usage can be accommodated, please reach out for a quote. SPECS • 1500 Square Feet • 16’w x 20’d x 11’h Cyclorama • 100 Amps on 5x 20 Amp Circuits • 100 Amp Single Phase Lunchbox Connection on Request • Independent, Filtered HVAC System With No Air Circulation Between Studios • 8 Windows For Great Ventilation (With Roller Blinds) • Newly Renovated Restrooms • Unobstructed North & East Exposure • Dual HMU Station • Original Hardwood Floors • Speaker + iPad With Spotify • Highspeed Fios WiFi • Elevator Building • Equipment Rental INCLUDED IN THE SPACE • 4x 40” C-Stand w/ Grip Arm • 4x 4x8 V-Flat • 1x Apple Box Family • 4x Sandbag • 2x 25’ AC Extension • 6x A-Clamp Med • 2x Rolling Cart • 2x HMU Station • 2x Garment Rack • 1x Jiffy Steamer w/ Wooden Handle • 2x Folding Tables • Assorted Stools & Chairs • Self Serve Tea & Coffee

Amazing Rooftop + Empire/New Yorker Views

New York | Midtown

$500 per hour
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R O O F T O P THE ROOFTOP has one of the most unique views you'll ever see of the classic New York City backdrop from it's 7th floor Finished Rooftop. It has the advantage of looking West directly into the view of THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING and THE NEW YORKER . This amazing view can be the backdrop for your next production. ..see photos after the ROOF photos to see the holding space. It has a makeup station, full kitchen, and is in itself a 2200 sq. ft. shooting space. You get both of these spaces when you rent the ROOFTOP. NOTE: The freight elevator takes you to the 4th floor where the holding space is. From the 4th floor, all equipment there any equipment / people, etc will have to take the stairs 4 flights to the roof. We've had all sizes of productions through here from large commercials to smaller fashion shoots Note on the photos. Any photos showing construction towards the Empire State Building/New Yorker have been finished.

BIG ROOM Recording/Production Studio

New York | Williamsburg

$250 per hour
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Our facility is 2,000 sq ft w/ 15 foot ceilings, designed not only record an orchestra, but also as a creative space to host photo shoots, film screenings, intimate live performances, or VIP listening parties. We are a classic, large-format big room, analog and digital recording studio nestled in South Williamsburg. This hand-built space features Protools HD 32 I/O, 2 inch Studer A827 24 track analog tape machine, a fully restored Harrison 4032c 40-channel analog recording console (same series the Thriller album was recorded on), a baby grand Yamaha piano, an impressive mic collection, and more. Please note while our usual people cap is much higher, we have temporarily capped count at 10 -15 people as per our new COVID-19 protocols to ensure proper social distancing. We have many other measures in place to continue hosting safe productions at our space, including new cleaning / sanitization protocols, placement of HEPA air filters, private testing options with fast turnarounds, etc. Note, use of our control room is now only permitted for special circumstances and for an additional fee. We are also a fantastic space for off-site meetings. Amenities include: - Large 65" 4k mobile screen for screen sharing & presentations - 8-10 person conference table (larger tables avail for additional rental fee) - Large magnetic dry-erase board - Catering options w/ amazing local restaurants - Check out our new photos

Former Foundry with Old World Charm

New York | Midtown

$400 per hour
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This unique 2000 + sq. ft space offers so much diversity with it's 25 foot ceilings, open floor plans, sky lights, loft areas, great acoustics, an incredible appointment of old foundry art, and a history that embraces all who enter the space. The space has been used for film, photography, live theater, operatic performances, concerts, corporate events and a host of other private events. As this was a former foundry, the building is equipped with commercial/industrial electricity. All rentals include setup and tear down time.

1855 Italianate Villa Mansion

New York | New Dorp

$345 per hour
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This Site Is The Choice Of The Top Photographers in the Industry.. .. The Abundance of Ambient Light Throughout, and It's Old World Charm, provides a Romantic Backdrop That Is As Authentic As It Comes, And Second To None . . . . The Colors and Wall Textures Are Vintage, And as Such That Only Time Itself Could Produce. . . There are Many Different Rooms to choose from, with a nice selection of appropriate props that can be used at no add'l cost . .In Addition, A Professionally Equipped Staging Area is offered, . .Included is the use of a Pro Make up Mirror, Steamer and Clothes Racks. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..PLEASE NOTE: this photographic location is available for STILL PHOTOGRAPHY ONLY

1000 sq ft Minimal Loft (12ft ceilings)

New York | Williamsburg

$60 per hour
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USES: PHOTOSHOOTS / FILM SHOOTS LOCATION: Heart of Williamsburg, 5 blocks from Bedford L/ 1 block from the waterfront. SPACE: The space is a bright 1000 square-feet loft, with 12ft ceilings. It has a seperate and bright small bedroom, and an open fully equiped kitchen. The open nature of the space allows to suit many creative needs including photography, film. The unit is located on the 3rd floor. There is a FREIGH ELEVATOR available for use (must be scheduled 24hrs ahead of time and there is a fee of $30 each way, as we have to hire a professional to operate it). There is also a LOADING DOCK (must be scheduled 24hrs ahead of time). EQUIPMENT/AMENITIES: (please send us list of which you need min 24hrs ahead) SEAMLESS BACKDROP 9ft wide permanent SEAMLESS (white) VIDEO/PHOTO LIGHTS:*** Interfit F5 Three-Head Fluorescent Lighting Kit with Boom Arm. * 3 x F5 Fluorescent Lamp Heads * 15 x 32W Daylight Fluorescent Lamps * 3 x Softboxes (20 x 28") * 2 x Light Stands: 7.5', 1 x Stand: 10' * 1 x Boom Arm: 39-55" 42x72” collapsible reflector: Silver/Gold/black/white*** Manfrotto Tripod*** hand held steamer*** living room has: 2 bar stools, 2 chairs, 48 x24 table, wide ivory leather sofa, glass coffee table, 6ft living room console, electronic piano, many beautiful plants. Ladder Wireless Sonos system Wi-Fi (***upon request) ____________________________ STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHER: Inquire for rates. equipment: professional CANON 1DX mark II (has 4K video) and professional lenses (CANON 50mm 1.2, 24-70mm 2.8, 16-35mm 2.8, 70-200mm 2.8) ____________________________ OUR SPACE RULES (which you agree to by booking): WALLS/FURNITURE: -we ask that you not touch or lean any equipment against our white walls, and are extremely careful with the custom leather couch: no makeup, no shoes, no sharp objects. -we have a beautiful jungle of rare expensive plants, they must not be touched or moved, they are very fragile. - we do not allow furniture to be moved unless you have received permission from us (contact us). -for ANY prop: contact us first to discuss if they are approved. FEE PER PERSON: 10$ per person (per booking) with a max of 15ppl allowed. SECURITY DEPOSIT: We normally require a $350 security deposit (payable via paypal/venmo at checkin) which will be returned to you at end of day after inspection of the space. Please note, If you are a small team, we can arrange for one of us to stay on set with you and waive the deposit. PREP/CLEANING FEE: $70 SHOOT/EVENT ONLY IN THE SPACE: -you have permission to shoot/hang out in the private loft space, not in common spaces (not in hallways/lobby or rooftop which all have security cameras.) RESIDENT HAIRLESS CAT: The studio is home to a small four legged resident named Peach: 100% human-toilet trained, 100% hairless, white little cat. He loves staying home and is very quiet. He can be included (if he is willing) in your shoot. https://www.instagram.com/thepeachnudes/ Clients tell us he is wonderful to have on set as he is very friendly (but he mostly sleeps right through bookings). Please note: we will not book a client who is not pet friendly, he is family. NOISE: -please be mindful of noise in hallways and in the space, we respect our quiet residential neighbors. MUSIC VOLUME: - music allowed at very moderate volume only. $350 PENALTY: no smoking, open flame allowed (no use of matches or lighters to light anything), or smoke machines. no substances on floor/surfaces: alcohol, glitter, wax, rose petals, confetti, sand, honey, oil etc. STRICT BOOKING SLOT: -Booking time slot includes your set-up, breakdown and making sure our space is back to exactly the way you found it at checkin. If you are running behind during your shoot and think you will go overtime, please let us know at least 30mins before your time is up, our fee for additional time is $100 p/hour (schedule permitting). NO SHOES: our space is a no shoe space as we have light rugs but we have space to store your shoes in our entrance! FOOD: if you wish to bring food into our space, please ask first. We are an eco-friendly/animal rights caring space.

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