A photo rental studio in the heart of downtown Santa Cruz.

Santa Cruz Photo Studio: Rental Studio, Santa Cruz, Photo Studio

Photo: Jeffery Luhn

Available for 1/2 and full day rentals, Santa Cruz Photo Studio offers a 1400 sf, affordable rental studio for Santa Cruz and Bay area photographers. Located in downtown Santa Cruz, California one block away from the Pacific Garden Mall shopping district. Santa Cruz Photo Studio provides easy gear loading and unloading into the studio, one dedicated parking space (and plentiful street parking is available), and bathroom access.

Some lighting equipment is available for rental and some backgrounds are available for use.  Please inquire by email about your lighting rental needs. Want to schedule an assistant or stylist? Please list these requirements when you book the studio. For your convenience, Bay Photo Lab is located just steps away on Walnut Avenue. Nearby restaurants provide take-out, casual and fine dining options for you and your clients.


To Book the Studio:

  1. Check the studio calendar for availability.
  2. Complete the scheduling request form to request the studio rental. Note: A booking is not complete until the date is approved, contract signed and payment received.
  3. Read and sign the rental contract, and fax to 831.300.2152.
  4. Pay via PayPal.