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7 Picture Perfect Venues for Memorable Photoshoots

Let's face it – we all like to look picture perfect. But to get a fabulous shot, you're going to need a fabulous venue to match.

With that in mind, we've come up with 7 photo-ready venues to please even the most discerning photographers. Now everybody smile, and say 'cheese'...

1. Pulse & Bankside Vaults

Pulse & Bankside Vaults

Pulse & Bankside Vaults

If a moody backdrop floats your boat, look no further than Pulse & Bankside Vaults

Thanks to its breathtaking seven metre high railway arches, Pulse & Bankside Vaults has proved itself to be an adaptable and memorable venue amongst photographers and film crews.

This dramatic venue comes equipped with a state-of-the-art lighting system and video projection walls, making it suitable for both editorial and commercial shoots.

2. Anomalous Space

Anomalous Space

Anomalous Space

Originating as an authentic Art-Deco studio, Anomalous Space now provides a versatile and eye-catching backdrop for stills photography, editorial shoots, and TV commercials.

Anomalous Space's medium photographic studio is equipped with a 5m cove, 9m high ceilings, make-up booth, kitchenette and changing facilities. Additional features include colour-changing LED backwash lights, a full HD 1080p projector, and various props and furniture (at request).

3. The Chapel at Asylum

The Chapel at Asylum
Queen's Road Peckham

The Chapel at Asylum

Founded in 1825, The Chapel at Asylum is a breathtaking Grade II listed building. Distressed walls and original stain glass windows add authenticity to this naturally-lit derelict venue.

If you're looking for a photographic backdrop to remember, keep The Chapel at Asylum in mind.

4. Espero Studio

Espero Studio
Aldgate East

Espero Studio

Situated in the artistic hub of East London, this venue is a creative's paradise. Exposed brickwork, high ceilings and skylights lend an industrial aesthetic to Espero Studio, making it the ideal location for cutting-edge photo shoots.

This split-level space can be fully blacked out if required, and comes equipped with several industrial props, an iron and steamer, and photography and filming equipment.

5. Lumiere London

Lumiere London

Lumiere London

The moment you enter Lumiere London's Victorian Loft, you'll feel like you're in another world. Exposed brickwork, large Victorian windows and metal beams give the venue an industrial feel, while a pick 'n' mix of contemporary furniture brings it up to date.

This quirky venue comes fully equipped with high-spec audio-visual equipment, props and furniture, make-up area and kitchen.

With previous clients including Walt Disney, BBC, Instagram and Canon, you'll be in good company if you opt for the Victorian Loft.

6. Studio 104

Studio 104

Studio 104

If there's one thing that Studio 104 offers in abundance, it's natural light. With its high ceilings and large windows, this venue is the perfect option for daylight shoots.

And if natural light's not appropriate, the venue can provide blackout curtains and Colorama backgrounds.

To offer the comfiest experience, Studio 104 also has its own working kitchen, makeup centre and changing room.

7. Makeversity



Photographers will love The Fusion Lab at Makeversity . Fully equipped with photography lighting, multiple coloured backdrops and full blackout options, this venue really does have it all.

The space even comes with its own technicians, who will be able to provide you with help and support, should you require it.

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Rachel Ellen Pugh

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