Bright Natural Light Photo Studio
The Loft is a natural light studio space located in Santa Clara, CA. It is available for rent to creative professionals—photographers, hair/makeup artists, videographers, and other professionals—for use as a creative studio or meeting space.
Located in a historic building near Santa Clara University, The Loft is available for rent by the half day/full day on a per-use basis.
Maximum of 6 people in rental party on weekdays.
Pop-ups are weekends only.
. Rental times are available from 9am-6pm
. Half Day rentals are offered at time slots of either 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm
. Minimum rental of 4 hours. Maximum rental of 9 hours.
. Approximately 1,200 square feet
. Bamboo hardwood floors
. Lots of natural light through large windows covered in sheers
. White walls to increase light reflection
. Meeting space with antique couches + coffee table
. Bedroom set for boudoir/maternity photography
. Antique vanity/large mirror for hair/makeup styling
. Changing area with wardrobe rack
. Restrooms—men/women’s communal shared with the building
. AC/heat unit
Would you like to add on rental of our curated boudoir wardrobe rack?
. Rental of our boudoir rack (with an emphasis on bridal boudoir) features lingerie items, robes, veils,
bodysuits, etc. Add on the rack for and additional $75 upgrade.
. Add on our Bridal rack (small selection of bridal gowns and veils) for $200
. Add on our maternity rack for $75
Please inquire for photos of available items
. Does the studio have WIFI?
Unfortunately we do not offer WIFI. The city of Santa Clara does put out a complimentary WIFI signal which can be picked up on occasion, but the signal is not reliable.
. Can I bring lighting equipment, backdrops, or other larger equipment?
Yes. You may bring whatever you need for your shoot, just ensure that you take proper precautions to ensure no damage is incurred to the studio.
. Is there an elevator?
We are located on the second story. There is unfortunately no elevator.
. What is the maximum number of people permitted?
Rental rates are based on a maximum of 6 people on the [email hidden] larger groups please inquire with your needs for availability/rates.
. How does the natural light change throughout the day?
The most even natural light occurs between 9am-2pm. In the morning the light is plentiful but is indirect and diffused. Around 2pm, the light is direct and does create window projections on the floor in front of the shooting space. Please plan accordingly.
Weekly: not available
Monthly: not available
Minimum Booking: 4 hours
Maximum Booking: 1 day
. No smoking whatsoever is allowed in the building or within 30ft of any entrance.
. Food and drink must stay in areas with hard floors, not in carpeted areas.
. No alcoholic beverages or non-prescription or illegal drugs.
. Children must be supervised at all times.
. Music is to be kept at reasonable levels and not contain vulgar or offensive lyrics.
. No one will be admitted who is drunk or under the influence of illegal substances.
. No pets allowed without prior consent of a Company representative.
. Space may not be used for the production of pornography or pornographic content
. Maximum of 6 people in Renter's party, unless otherwise stated in contract terms—additional
persons on the premises may be accommodated at an additional charge and must be cleared
before contracting rental.
. All furniture must be lifted, never dragged on studio floors.
. If anything is moved, items must be returned to their original location.