FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW BIG IS THE SPACE?
Our studio is 978 sq ft.
WHAT IS THE DEADLINE TO BOOK?
Please book with us no later than 24 hours prior to your desired date & time.
WHAT ARE THE COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS?
It's mandatory for guests to wear their masks upon arrival.
IS THE EQUIPMENT SANITIZED?
Yes, we sanitized equipment and furniture after each booking, with or without the pandemic.
WHAT'S THE HOURLY RATE TO RENT THE SPACE?
We have 3 different hourly rates:
$50/hr - Meetings, Workshops, Classes, Creative Workspace, etc.
$60/hr - Small/Intimate Gatherings & Events
$70/hr - Media Production (photoshoots, video shoots, podcasts, etc.)
HOW'S THE PARKING?
We're located on York St which is a busy street in the Fishtown/Port Richmond area. York St has pull in/pull out parking and diagonal parking. Side streets have normal parallel parking. There's a free parking lot on York St & Aramingo Ave at the Port Richmond Village plaza.
HOW'S THE LIGHTING?
We have huge industrial windows that brings in a lot of natural light. If lighting needs to be subtracted, we have dark curtains that will hide the light from the windows. The lighting is best in the morning and early afternoon.
HOW'S THE SOUND?
Our studio space isn't sound-proofed.
DOES THE SPACE HAVE A SOUND SYSTEM
We have the JBL PartyBox 100, which is a great speaker for our size studio and has great sound.
WHAT EQUIPMENT DOES THE SPACE HAVE?
2 Godox AD200 Speedlite Flashes (Triggers available for Canon, Sony, & Nikon)
2 DigiBee Lights
Savage Seamless Backdrops (Black, White, Crimson, Cocoa, Ultramarine, Evergreen, Coral Pink, Sand Yellow, Focus Gray) - More colors coming soon.
4-Roll Backdrop Wall Mount
4 Photo Boxes
2 Backdrop Boards
Green & Blue Screen Backdrops
2 Wireless Mics
More equipment will be available soon.
IF I DON'T HAVE A CAMERA, CAN I RENT ONE?
Yes, you can rent one of the two cameras we have:
Canon EOS 70D
By renting one of our cameras, you'll pay a $50 flat rate for your booking and an additional $15 for the insurance fee. The total camera rental fee will be $65.
AM I ALLOWED TO BRING MY OWN PROPS/EQUIPMENT?
Yes, guests are allowed to bring their own props and equipment.
HOW DO I LOAD EQUIPMENT?
We have a temporary loading zone, but cars will have to be moved immediately after unloading. If needed, we have dollies to load equipment. We have stairs, and we also have a freight elevator which the hosts will assist guests with using it.
WHAT CAN I ACCESS IN THE SPACE?
There's a small office that's off-limits for use. However, we have the gallery section that's also used as a changing area and is hidden from the windows.
WHAT CAN I PHOTOGRAPH/FILM IN THE SPACE?
Guests are allowed to photograph/film in the studio space, the hallways of the building, and the exterior of the building, if needed.
WHAT ARE THE RULES IN THE SPACE?
Guest can ask for time to be extended (if there's no bookings afterwards). However, there will be a fee based on how much time is needed.
Food/drinks are allowed, but guest must clean up after themselves.
No smoking in the building.
Alcohol beverages are allowed depending on the occasion.
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?
No, guests of all ages are welcomed.
IS THERE A CAPACITY LIMIT?
As of now, our maximum guest limit is 15 (primarily due to COVID-19).
Every increment of 5 guests adds an additional fee to the hourly rate:
1-5 guests - $0
6-10 guests - $15
11-15 guests - $25
Example: If a photoshoot ($70/hr) is booked with 7 guests total (whether they're in the shoot or working behind the scenes, whether everyone does or doesn't arrive at the same time), an additional fee of $25 would apply to the hourly rate, making the total $95/hr.
Please contact us regarding having more that 15 guests.
CAN I SUBMIT A DEPOSIT TO SECURE MY BOOKING?
If booking with us on Peerspace, guests cannot submit a deposit. A full payment will be required for all inquiries. If booking with us outside of Peerspace, only event/gathering inquiries are eligible for a non-refundable 50% deposit. All other inquiries require a full deposit.
HOW MANY OUTLETS DOES THE SPACE HAVE?
We have 12 available outlets in our studio.
CAN I DECORATE/REARRANGE THE SPACE?
Yes, guests are allow to decorate/rearrange the space. However, guests must put everything back in place. Furniture cannot be removed from the studio space. Although we have artwork on our walls, we can temporarily take them down, if needed.
IS NUDITY ALLOWED?
Nudity is allowed for photographers that's using our studio for maternity and boudoir photoshoots.
CAN I PAY FOR MY BOOKING OUTSIDE OF PEERSPACE?
Guest must either submit inquiry via contact form on our website, email us, or call us to book outside of Peerspace. If communicating with us on Peerspace platform, guests cannot pay for their booking outside of Peerspace. Due to Peerspace's policy, we cannot discuss other forms of payment on their platform.