Resource Round-Up: Production Studios In Pittsburgh
Are you looking for a space to take photos or produce videos? Finding the right studio space in Pittsburgh for your project can often be a little tricky.
Here’s a list of studio spaces in the Pittsburgh area to help connect you with the creative space you need. Studio spaces are categorized by location, lighting, equipment, and more to help you find the right fit.
None of the mentions below are sponsored, and this list is constantly growing. Other websites may help you find additional spaces, like Peerspace.
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Ashley Reed Photography Studio | @ashleyreedstudios | 201 North Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, 15208
Lighting: Natural light
Backdrops: All white walls, some painted brick, windows
Equipment: Freight elevator available for furniture and props. Wi-Fi available.
Vibe: Bright and airy
Specialty: Boudoir, family, portraits, holiday
Manufacture Studio (Craig Thompson Photography) | 1711 Our Way, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Lighting: Assorted strobes, power packs, mono strobes, hot lights, frenels, C stands, light stands, softboxes, umbrellas, light modifiers, light diffusion panels, and extension cords available for rent.
Backdrops: Large cyclorama wall
Equipment: Grip equipment, lighting accessories, fans, fog machines, props, and much more
Vibe: Modern, creative, industrial, commercial
Specialty: Stills, commercials, interviews, and music videos
Kaela Speicher Studio | @Kaela_speicher | 174 Lincoln Ave., Bellevue, PA, 15202
Lighting: 1 Alien Bee B800 light with a large Octobox, including Pocket Wizard transmitter and receiver
Backdrops: Variety of seamless backdrops, wood flooring, and natural light
Equipment: Light stands, extension cords, reflectors
Vibe: Relaxed, minimal
Specialty: Boudoir, maternity, portraits, family, etc.
Opya Studios | @OpyaStudios | 2402 Sidney St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15203
Lighting: 2 Alien Bee strobe lights with a medium-sized Octobox, including Neewer Wizard receiver and transmitter
Backdrops: Cyclorama wall includes white, black, and grey backdrops, additional backdrops available
Equipment: Assortment of chairs, stools, extension cords, reflectors
Vibe: Minimal, spacious, and multidisciplinary
Specialty: Portraits, fashion, product photography, and editorial with a minimal feel
Javo Studios | @javostudios | 5137 Holmes St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15201
Lighting: Natural light from two-story windows on front wall. Available for rent: assorted strobes, power packs, hot lights, C stands, light stands, softboxes, reflectors, umbrellas, light modifiers
Backdrops: Industrial walls, interior painted walls, colored paper backdrops, faux textured panels, faux grass, various flooring options, custom commercial sets and/or interior painted walls built for an additional cost
Equipment: Assortment of chairs, stools, tables, hanging racks, metal shelving, ladders, extension cords, steamers, small grip equipment and props, wifi, printer, and access to projector with 14' drop-down screen
Vibe: Industrial, urban, faux commercial sets, open concept, multidisciplinary, garage drive-in access on lower level
Specialty: Commercial photography (product & lifestyle), video production, corporate/off-site meetings, art shows, movie screenings
Pamela Salai Photo Studio | @ studio415pgh | 415 East Ohio Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15212
Lighting: Natural lighting
Backdrops: Features exposed brick, white wall, grey walls
Equipment: Chairs, stools, fitting room, mirror, dress rack, backdrop stand, reflector with boom, a fan, and extension cords
Vibe: Natural light, open concept, furniture available
Specialty: Often used for maternity, family
Studio 1933 Pittsburgh | @mariahtreiberphotography | 1933 Crafton Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA, 15205
Lighting: Natural light
Backdrops: White textured walls
Equipment: Access to all furniture, props, and décor
Vibe: Bo-ho, relaxed, minimal
Specialty: Boudoir, maternity, portraits, products, events etc.
Studio 436 | @studio436pgh | 436 Main St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15220
Lighting: Natural light
Backdrops: Space features charcoal, white, and gray walls, and a wall of windows
Equipment: Furniture (listed on the website), gold mirror, private dressing area, hair and makeup station, fan, Bluetooth speaker, steamer
Vibe: Open with domestic furniture, feminine, comfortable
Specialty: Boudoir, maternity, portraits
Lighting: Production lighting; equipment not listed, but pictured on site
Backdrops: Green screen available, black walls in space
Equipment: Movable acoustic panels, chairs, tables, assorted grip equipment, stands, sandbags, internal makeup and wardrobe room available. Audio monitors, video monitors, and a projector are also available.
Vibe: Production, commercial, soundstage
Specialty: Multidisciplinary production; In-house producer available to advise on audio, video, or photography project
StudioME | @studiome_llc | 5819 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Lighting: 6 LED panel lighting on moveable stands; C-stands, apple boxes, clamps, grip gear
Backdrops: Renters can choose from four 12′ seamless paper backdrops.
Equipment: Ample cameras, lighting, and audio equipment available for rent
Vibe: Commercial, production, advanced
Specialty: Multimedia production; post-production workstations available
TJL Studios | 20 Leonberg Road, Building E, Cranberry, PA, 16066
Lighting and Backdrops: Studio Set Stage, 16x25ft Green Screen, 19x19ft White Infinite Cyc, or create your own with our a black or LED star curtain. Each studio area has a full lighting grid that includes individual 20-amp circuits and a Strand Palette OS lighting console.
Equipment: Not listed on website
Vibe: Minimal, multidisciplinary
Specialty: Features a studio that can be transformed into any set