Photography Studio Hire Sydney

Photography Studio Hire Sydney

Welcome to the Sugar Apple Studio Photography Studio Hire Sydney. Our Studio is the latest high tech multipurpose  space in the heart of Sydney with easy access to public transport, parking and comes with all the amenities required for your creative projects.

Our studio space is a modern and bright creative space that can be used for Photography or Video projects, hosting events, classes or any other functions which requires a large open floor plan.

Our facility is fully equipped with WIFI, heavy goods access from rear entrance, kitchen facilities and fully air conditioned.

Our Photography Studio Hire in Sydney is one of the best equipped and best value studio space in Sydney. We offer a number of prices and packages that suit individuals/groups/organisations looking for a once off studio hire or ongoing studio hire. Our studio hire prices start from $260 + gst. For more information visit our packages page for more information.

We can be found at:

Address:  Level 2, 14 Whiting St, Artarmon, NSW, 2064
Opening Hours: 9am-5pm Monday to Sunday
Phone: +61 2 9436 0675
Note: If you have a date/booking availability enquiry, please check availability here first.

For all inquiries and bookings please email our friendly team, or you can start your booking here.

For a little sneak peak of our space, have a look at our video below.

Studio Hire Sydney About

Studio Hire Sydney About
Our photography Studio Hire Sydney has 150 sqm of open space equiped with diverse surfaces and areas for your creative uses. We have in our studio space:

– CYC Wall and White Areas for Photography Work
– Rustic Distressed Brickwall surfaces
– Roller Paper backgrounds in a multitude of colors
– French Walls
– Mediterranean style render walls, rustic French doors & windows
– Ducted Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning
– Kitchenette with Microwave and Fridge
– Full access to Wifi free of charge
– Rear entry with heavy goods lifts to bring up heavy/large items.
– Full sized makeup area for up to 4 makeup sessions at any given time
– Bathroom and Shower Facilities

Our studio floor plans is flexible enough to cater for Classes, Dance/Yoga, Creative endeavours, client meetings and any other events that require a fully equiped large open plan floor space.

Our Studio is available to hire 7 days a week. Our studios do not. normally open on Public Holidays however special request can be made available to hire Studio during public holidays if arranged with us prior.

Here are some sample images some of our clients have created in our beautiful studios.


Floor Plans
Our floor plan is flexible with a number of surfaces that can be used creatively for photography.


Our Equipment
Our studio’s are fully equipped with the latest professional Profoto Studio strobes and light modifiers which are all available for hire. Our studio is also equipped with the latest 55inch OLED 4k Display for the most accurate and vivid colors for presentations, classes or tethered shooting. Onsite studio support is also available for hire should you not be familiar with Profoto lighting gear. To see a list of our equipment please click here


Location and Amenities
Our Studio is located 10 minutes from Sydney CBD, and a 10 minute walk from Artarmon Station. The closest Bus Stop on Pacific highway is just 5 minutes walk from our studio. Food and other amenities can be found around Artarmon Station.


Book Us
Love our beautiful studios? We do to. Click here to book our studio space for your next creative project.

Our beautiful studios are modern and contemporary and flexible enough to meet any shooting style whether it be natural light or artificial lights. Check out our gallery to see our beautiful modern studios.

Studio Hire Sydney

Studio Hire Sydney

With our studio basking in a naturally well lit position, we’ve created an extremely versatile space to suit many of your creative needs. We’ve managed to incorporate a number of themed looks all in one spot, from french walls, Tuscany vibes, urban distressed brick, clean home interior, and even a cozy kitchenette at your disposal. And let’s also not forget about the standard CYC white walls and range of coloured backdrop rolls. We offer a range of hire options to suit the needs of a casual visitor, to the more frequent user with membership packages. You can also hire our high end photographic equipment as add-ons after creating your booking for our studio space; however, please note that our photographic equipment can only be used within our studio. If you are looking for a cost effective Studio Hire Sydney for any creative projects or events, check out our prices below and head over to our contact page and inquire.

Hours of Hire

Half Day : 8:30am-12:30pm or 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Full Day : 9:00am-5:00pm
Evenings : 6:00pm – 12am

Studio Hire Prices

Day Weekday Weekend
1/2 Day From $260 + GST From $330 + GST
Full Day From $420 + GST From $535 + GST
Evenings From $770 + GST From $1050 + GST

Please Note: Every hire booking requires a 50% Bond to cover any last minute equipment hire fees, overtime fees, and damages caused to either the space, contents or equipment.

INCLUSIONS: Every studio hire comes with the following basic lighting kit.

  • 2 x Elinchrom D-Lite RX4 Flash Heads
  • 2 x Light-weight (88 – 235cm) stands
  • 2 x Elinchrom (Rotalux) 66x66cm Softboxes
  • 1 x Elinchrom (Rotalux) 90cm Octabox, and
  • 1 x Elinchrom Skyport Transmitter Plussydney-studio-hire-with-lighting-kit

    Studio Hire Annual Membership Packages

Our studio hire annual membership packages are specifically designed for the creatives who need regular access to a well equipped studio. Our annual packages are highly flexible, and designed to be extremely cost effective for regular studio users. Membership packages don’t include the use of professional equipment, however we have a ‘Plus’ package which enables you full access to all  pro equipment during your membership hire sessions.

Packages Inclusions Cost
Bronze  5 Full Days Studio Hire ( valued at least $2,100) $1,100 + GST
Silver  8 Full Days Studio Hire ( valued at least $3,360) $1,650 +GST
Gold 10 Full Days Studio Hire ( valued at least $4,200) $1,995 +GST
Plus Use of all Pro Equipment (list) $800 +GST

Our membership packages are GREAT value. The breakdown of what each full day hire ends up costing you is as follows:

  • Bronze: Full day hire = $220.00
  • Silver: Full day hire = $206.25
  • Gold: Full day hire = $199.50

To book our studio space, please click here.

Sydney Studio Hire Equipment List

Sydney Studio Hire Equipment List

Our Studio has an extensive Studio Hire Equipment List in Sydney and we are  extensively equipped with the latest Professional Profoto Lighting equipment and light shapers and other accessories. All items of our equipment are available for hire inside the studio and is a perfect tool to enhance your creative endeavors.

We also offer Studio Technicians to support your creative endeavours if you are not quite familiar or comfortable with using Profoto Gear and light shaping tools.

Our latest list of equipment and price list can be found below. If you require specific equipment that is not listed in our equipment list, please let our friendly staff know in advance and we will endeavour to arrange for you prior to your booking date


Please note. All Prices listed excludes GST. 

Item Available Fee Each
Profoto B1 Air Strobes 500ws (wireless) includes 4 batteries 2 $75
Profoto B2 Air Strobes 250ws (wireless) includes 4 batteries 2 $55
Profoto D1 Strobes 500ws 2 $75
Profoto D2 Strobes 1,000ws 2 $150
Pocket Wizards/Cactus (Dumb Triggers) 6 $10
Profoto Triggers (Sony x1, Canon x4, Nikon x1) 5 $15
Light Shapers/Modifiers
Item Available Fee Each
Foam Core Boards Black + White (Large) 3 FREE
LightPro Scrim Jim kit Large 1.45×1.45m 1 $30
LightPro Scrim Jim kit Medium 1.1×1.1m 1 $30
Profoto Beauty Dish (Softlight Kit w/Diffusor and Grid 25˚) 1 $50
Profoto Octabox 4′ 1 $50
Profoto Softbox 1,3×1,3′ 1 $15
Profoto Softbox 1×3′ 1 $20
Profoto Softbox 2×3′ 1 $25
Profoto Softbox (stripbox) 1×6′ 2 $50
Profoto Softbox 4×6′ 1 $75
Profoto Umbrella Deep Silver XL 1 $50
Profoto Umbrella White Small 2 $15
Profoto Zoom Reflector 1 $25
Profoto Zoom Reflector and Grid Kit (5˚,10˚,20˚) 1 $45
iMac Tethering Computer Station + TetherTools Cable 1 $85
Profoto OCF Snoot 1 $20
Profoto OCF Gels (Corrective and Creative Colours) 1 $50
Profoto OCF Grid Set x2 Holders (with 3 grids, 10˚,20˚,30˚) 1 $35
Light Stands/Tripods
Item Available Fee Each
Century Stand (c-stand) Heavy Duty 2 $10
Computer Stand w/Manfrotto Tripod 1 $10
Manfrotto Light-Stand w/Boom (light weight)
(max 5kg)
1 $15
Muraro Heavy-Duty Standard Light-Stand w/wheels
(max 10kg)
2 $20
Muraro Heavy-Duty Large Light-Stand w/boom + w/wheels
(max 20kg)
1 $25
Muraro Heavy-Duty XLarge Light-Stand w/boom + w/wheels
(max 30kg)
1 $30
Profoto Light-Stand (standard light weight) 2 FREE
Tripod + Head + Dolly w/wheels 1 $10
Item Available Fee Each
55″ OLED 4K Tv for tethering 1 $250
Backdrop Paper Roll (FREE as portrait backdrop, otherwise $15 per meter if doing full body shots, requiring paper to be cut after your use) 1 $15/m
Light Meter (Sekonic Light Master Pro) 1 $10
Small Work Table w/wheels 1 FREE
Step Ladder 1 FREE
Tether Tools USB 3.0 Superspeed extension cable (5m) 1 FREE
Tethering Cables (USB3.0, USB2.0) 3 FREE
Clothes Steamer 1 $10
Item Available Fee Each
Studio Technician for onsite equipment support (1/2 day) Weekday 1 $250
Studio Technician for onsite equipment support (full day) Weekday 1 $450
Studio Technician for onsite equipment support (1/2 day) Weekend 1 $500
Studio Technician for onsite equipment support (full day) Weekend 1 $900
Studio Technician for onsite equipment support Evening 1 $900
Onsite Hair & Makeup 1 POA
Professional Photographer (per hour) 1 POA

Unsure what some of the items listed above are ? Check out our photo gallery of equipment to better understand what we have available for hire.

How to Hire?
  1. You have to first go to our Bookings  page and select the type of Studio Hire Session you want
  2. Choose a date, fill in your details and Submit the form.
  3. You’ll then be redirected to our Hire Centre where your previously chosen ‘Studio Hire Session’ will already be in your cart.
  4. You’ll then be able to choose whether to go straight to checkout, or you can add a range of our pro equipment to add to your hire.
  5. Our list of equipment and items to hire are available on the right hand side of the bookings.

Sydney Studio Hire

Sydney Studio Hire

Sydney Studio Hire can be a very expensive exercise. Here at Sugar Apple Studio our stunningly large, spacious and very well equipped creative space is designed to cater for a wide range of uses and our prices are designed to cater for all budgets from the enthusiast to the working professional.

Ready to book our studio and want to lock in the date for your creative endeavors? Please click here to book our studio space

Dont forget if you are a photographer and need some additional professional equipment our Sydney Studio Hire is extensively equipped with gear. Check out our equipment hire page to see what is available for hire.

Please Note: If your enquiry is about Date Availability, you can check our real time and up to date calendar here to see if your preferred date is available, and book it in. We recommend booking your hire 2-3 weeks in advance to secure your preferred date.