Hire Our Studio in Balham

Studio Photography

Our purpose built studio in Balham is equipped with the best camera and lighting equipment and specialist post production facilities. It is ideal for head shots, portraits, full length body shots and product shoots.

Based in Balham, South London, we are only 20-minutes by train from London Victoria and have excellent transport links to central London, Clapham Junction and East Croydon.

Robbies Studio is available to hire to photographers.

The complete service

  • Professional photographers
  • Head shots
  • Portraits
  • Fashion shoots
  • Art photography
  • Product shots

Your Shoot – What Happens Before, During and After

Studio Specifications

What's included

Equipment and Props for Hire

Studio Hire Rates

Family Session


One Hour
Half Day (up to 4 hours between 8am and 6pm)
Whole Day (up to 8 hours between 8am and 6pm)
Out of Hours (after 6pm)
Students discount
£55 +VAT
£115 +VAT
£195 +VAT
£70 per hour +VAT
10% with valid NUS card


Our Studio is not available for hire at weekends


Fresnal Spot
Light Metre
Wireless triggers
Wind machine
£20 +VAT
£10 +VAT
£10 +VAT
£20 +VAT


Per drop down
Per floor metre
£10 +VAT
£10 +VAT

We will carry out a full studio inventory with you before your hiring commences, should you require further assistance during the course of your booking please request a studio technician.

Technician £45 +VAT per hour

Parking is £10 per day when arranged with Robbies Photographics in advance, otherwise it is on street parking.

Booking Deposit

A £100 deposit will be required to secure the hire the studio and as security against damages. The balance is payable on the hire day. Equipment hire will require a holding deposit for accidents or damage.

Cancellations and Changes

Cancellations can be made with up to 48 hours notice; with less than 48 hours notice we will retain your deposit.

Payment method
We ONLY accept payment in cash or card.
Breakages and Damages

The person booking is responsible for any breakages and damge to the studio or equipment. All damage must be paid for. Credit card details from the deposit payment will be kept on file untill we have received full payment.

Planning Your Hire Time

When planning and booking your time please remember to allow for set up and take down time.

Equipment Use

If you are booking the studio with lighting equipment you must confirm that you know how to use the equipment safely and competently, if you do not you must ensure than one of our technicians gives you full training before you commence with your shoot.

A full equipment check will be carried out before and after the studio session by one of our staff. If you damage any of the equipment or are not sure of the correct use of it you must contact one of our staff straight away. Staff will be available at all times.

By hiring the studio you agree to pay in full for any damage induced on either equipment or property and we strongly recommend you take out insurance for public liability to cover both yourself and anyone engaged in the shoot.

Health and Safety

Robbie’s will NOT be held responsible or liable for any accident caused by the hirer their staff, team or clients whilst using the studio or equipment.

Public Liability

Please note photographers should have their own public liability insurance to cover any accidents to their crew, cast, models and staff. Robbie’s Photographics public liability insurance does not cover you.

Studio Rules

  • There is a no smoking policy by law in the studio
  • We will not admit anyone who is drunk or under the influence of illegal substances
  • Music must be played at a reasonable level
  • You must comply with studio staff
  • Pets must be supervised
  • Children and minors must be accompanied by an adult
  • Studio property and equipment will be treated with care
  • No footwear on backgrounds unless you have paid for floor metres
  • The studio must not be left unattended at any time.

Come and see us

Mon: Closed
Tues-Sat: 9.30am-5.30pm
Sun: Closed (opening again in July)
Studio bookings can be arranged by appointment.

Feel free to call, email or come in person to talk to us about your ideas & requirements - we'll be delighted to help.

Contact Us

Robbie's Photographics
9 The Boulevard
Balham High Road
SW17 7BW

T : 020 8767 4222

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