Toronto is a city bustling with art and creatives. If you are a photographer or videographer looking for studios to showcase your talent, you’ve got to take a look at this list below.
Here are 10 modern and bright spaces that you can transform to fit your vision and bring them to life.
Bellamy Loft Photo credit: www.bellamyloft.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Photo-2020-02-07-11-28-27-AM.jpg
Bellamy Loft is the new kid on the block that gives you a blank canvas to work your creative magic in. Easily customizable to transform into however you want your photos or videos to look. If in need of props, their sister company VintageBASH offers a good selection of rentals that you can choose from.
- website: www.bellamyloft.com/
- address: 1230 Sheppard Ave. West, Unit #4, North York, ON M3K1Z9
THAT Toronto Studio
THAT Toronto Studio is a spacious and bright space with 3 massive South-facing windows that will give you all the natural light you need. Make-up and hairstyling stations, backdrops and backgrounds, and many props are available for use. If you’re a beginning photographer and want to build your portfolio, you can take advantage of their pro-lighting kits that are available for rent, too.
- website: www.thattorontostudio.ca
- address: 260 Carlaw Avenue, #2021 Toronto, ON, M4M 3L1
Photo credit: www.albumstudios.com/junction-cove
Album is a full-service studio that offers 4 different spaces with white walls for any of your shooting requirements. Junction Cove is their largest, Studio A has floor-to-ceiling windows and high ceilings while Studios B and C are good options for smaller budget shoots. They have a wide variety, that might be an understatement, of rentals available as well so you can fulfill any theme, style, or look that you’re going for.
- website: www.albumstudios.com/home
- address: 82 Geary Ave, Toronto, ON, M6H 2B6
Photo credit: shvrkstudio.com/
This 1,000 sq. ft. space was made with creatives in mind. They can host any type of photoshoot – weddings, family, pets, editorial, you name it, they’ll still be a perfect fit. They have curated décor and furniture pieces that you can freely use in order for your vision to come to life. It’s a bright studio with abundant natural light and high ceilings with props, photography sets, and basic equipment for your perusal.
- website: shvrkstudio.com/
- address: 105 Brockhouse Rd. Suite 203, Toronto, M8W 2X1
Photo credit: www.workingproof.ca/gallery
Working Proof is a modern space that can be used for photo and video shoots as well as events. They have 18 foot ceilings and large north facing windows to allow natural light to come in easily onto the area. If bright is not the theme you’re going for, they also have blackout curtains that will help you achieve the look that you’re going for. They have a wide selection of backdrops available for rent, too.
- website: www.workingproof.ca/
- address: 1173 Dundas Street East, Toronto, ON M4M 3P1
Photo credit: www.mintroom.ca/white-loft/
The classic Mint Room Studios is known for weddings, fashion, and family photography. It is an elegant space with a lot of natural light. It has 6 different studios decorated depending on the room’s theme.
- website: www.mintroom.ca/
- address: 300 Campbell Ave, Unit #300, Toronto, Ontario, M6P 3V6
Photo credit: inkaststudio.com/studio
For editorial and fashion shoots, Inkast is a great option. They have large windows for soft, natural light and 16 daylight bulbs to meet your lighting requirements. It is a large and versatile studio with 26 beautiful paper backdrops to choose from for all your shooting needs.
- website: inkaststudio.com/
- address: 20 Leslie St. Toronto, ON M4M 3L4
Photo credit: www.studiorentalintoronto.com/
Studio 202 is a unique space that was originally knitting factory back in the 1940’s. It retained much of the building’s beautiful infrastructure giving it a distinct look. It is spacious with a 14 foot high ceiling that will give you all the area you need for the perfect shoot experience. Seamless paper backgrounds are available for rent, too.
- website: www.studiorentalintoronto.com/
- address: 52 St. Lawrence St.
Photo credit: neighbourhoodstudios.com/s-1
This studio offers 3 areas you can choose for that will fit whichever type of shoot you have in mind. Studio 1 has 2,500 square feet of modular space, a private terrace, and options to blackout the area depending on your theme. Studio 2 has 1,500 square feet of space, high ceilings, and a private terrace. If you want a bigger space, a combination of those two are available in studio 12.
- website: neighbourhoodstudios.com/
- address: 24 McGee St, Toronto, ON M4M 2K9
Photo credit: astrolab.studio/studio-1/
Astrolab prides itself on the high tech and complete equipment as well as their studios. Perfect for filming, they offer 2 options. Studio 1 for larger groups of 20-40, and studio 2 for groups of 10-20. Both are soundproof with high ceilings spaces that will make your photo and video dreams come true.
- website: astrolab.studio/
- address: 629 Eastern Avenue, Toronto, ON M4M 1E3