Working with a tight budget? We know it can be challenging to find the right NYC photo studio for a shoot, and that it gets exponentially harder on a limited budget. Luckily, at Space For Arts we have a wide selection of affordable photo studios. Below we have gathered 12 of our best for under $650 a day, choose from spaces  packed with props and character to all-white, bright, crisp and clean cyc studios.

1. Greenpoint BK Industrial Studio

This industrial studio is located in a historic Greenpoint Warehouse on the Brooklyn waterfront. With distressed walls perfect for a shoot that needs some character this studio includes plenty of amenities, included are: hair and makeup station, garment rack and steamer, equipment rentals, a freight elevator, wi-fi, and booming speakers.

2. Clean Modern Midtown Studio $600

Conveniently situated in the heart of the New York City’s Garment District on 7th Avenue and 35th street this clean and professional studio is a affordable choice for editorials, look books, catalogs, and product shoots.

3. Central Williamsburg Loft Studio $625

Located in the heart of Williamsburg, this loft studio photo and film space comes with stands, grip, and many amenities. They offer house lighting for rent as well and can work with local vendors to get anything your shoot may need. The space is located on the 4th fl and has a view of the East River and the financial district and has amazing natural light through the whole day.

4. Prop Filled DUMBO Studio $600

Packed with character and props, this way unique photo and film studio in DUMBO, Brooklyn is 1200 sq ft and has 16′ ceilings featuring huge windows for daylight shoots that can easily be set up for strobe. Rentals include huge variety of vintage props, vintage furniture and sets for no extra fee!

Looking for more studios with location-like details? Check out our list of 7 Studios with Tons of Character

5. Southfacing Chelsea Daylight Studio $500

This intimate space has south facing daylight and expansive views across Chelsea and The High Line from it’s location on the 9th floor. It is 640 square feet with two bright white shooting walls, each 15′ x 12’. Afternoon sunlight streams across our gloss white floor and east wall creating drama and intensity. It is perfect for your next fashion, beauty, still life or portrait shoot. Included amenities are wifi, stereo system, makeup table with mirror and a Hensel strobe kit with 2 heads.

6. Huge Daylight Studio in Gowanus $650

Located in Gowanus this impressive daylight studio (1900 sqft / 12 ft Ceilings) offers complimentary equipment with the rental. They have the essentials covered with v-flats a makeup and hair stations and clothing racks on site.

7. Brooklyn Professional Studio $500

A private daylight studio located in Brooklyn with a Cyc, a make-up room and everything else you need for a successful shoot.

8. Williamsburg Brooklyn Cyc Studio $550

With 1200 sq ft of space and PROFOTO equipment available as well as grip included in booking (ProFoto 1200 R, 2 heads, softboxes, umbrellas, etc) all you’ll need is a camera! This ground level/ store front space is easily accessible and boasts a 90 degree full-cove cyclorama.

9. Bushwick Black Box Studio $300

At $300 a day this affordable ground floor studio is located in the heart of Bushwick.

10. Long Island City Studio $300

This affordable and fully-equipped space in the heart of L.I.C is one of our most affordable studios. It is conveniently located just steps away from the 36th Street station, 15 minutes from mid-town Manhattan. The perfect space to realize creative projects & campaigns, rentals of the facilities include access to in-house equipment and kitchen.

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