Mike Lester Photography’s Studio facilities (Lighting, Backdrops, Props & Wardrobe) are available for hire on a ‘self drive’ basis.
Not sure how to use a studio or lights? Lighting tuition is available – click here for details
Studio facilities only
- £25 per hour (minimum 2 hours)
- £160 per day (9am – 5pm)
- Evenings: £50 (7pm to 9pm)
Studio with model:
- £60 per hour (min 2 hours)
Small group bookings accepted.
About the studio….
Large, well equipped space with separate changing rooms, Customer seating area, Training Room, Kitchen and Toilets. Everything we need for a successful photo session or training workshop
Perfect for amateur and professional photographers. Small groups welcome, including Photographic Clubs and Societies.
The 10m x 9m shooting area is perfect for Fashion shoots, commercial photography, portraits, headshots, and family/group photos.
The colourama backdrops allow for easy changing of backgrounds and offer a range of colours.
The studio is totally private.
We also like to laugh a lot and make a great cuppa!!
• Flash units: 4 x Bowens 500, 2x Interfit 3x Portaflash.
• 3x Snoot, 4x Softboxes, 2x reflectors, 1x Beauty Dish, boom, several brollies, barn doors, honeycombs, gels, etc.
- Paper: Brown, White, Blue, Pink, Charcoal (Colorama – Studio Backgrounds supported by Manfrotto Autopole system. Width approx. 3m)
- Fabric: White, Black, Blue (mottled)
Various chairs, stools, cushions, fabrics, parasols, dried flowers,
Models have use of a changing and make-up area – plus, we have a range of clothes, including: high quality Axfords corsets, dresses, lingerie, swimwear and a variety of PVC and latex garments. Use of wardrobe £10 per hour.
Customers are required to maintain appropriate Health and Safety standards at all times. Damage to equipment, premises or any other items belonging to Mike Lester Photography must be paid for.
In order to be fair to other customers who may have booked services immediately before or after your time-slot, please ensure that you include time for preparation or packing up within your agreed ‘time-slot’. Please do not expect to have access to, or use of the studio prior to or beyond the times agreed. (See Terms & Conditions)
Terms & Conditions
Please ensure that you have read the Terms & Conditions , specifically paragraph 13.
“The studio is only available to the customer between the times specified in the booking details. Use of the studio beyond the specified times will incur additional charges at a rate of £25 per hour or part. Customers are required to adhere to health and safety guidelines within the studio. All reasonable efforts shall be made to ensure their own safety and those of others. The customer is responsible for the behaviour of any additional persons accompanying him/her. Damage or breakages are not included within the hire fee and must be paid for prior to the completion of the booking/leaving the premises.”
Please use the contact form, email or telephone….see top of page for details. All bookings require a minimum £25 deposit.
Other resources: http://www.studiosforhire.com/index.php for details of other studios in the area