One of the fashion capitals of the world, LA is the city where celebrities, models, and artists reside. This conflux creates endless opportunities for fashion photoshoots, and each of them deserves their own space in the limelight. Well in a city as broad and film-friendly as Los Angeles, where can you go for a unique photoshoot? There's only one place to begin the hunt - Giggster. Within Giggster, this list is what you might be searching for. Curated from our exhaustive collection of photo rentals available for fashion photoshoots in Los Angeles, here are picks for the 10 best fashion photoshoot locations in the city. Head there with your camera for some truly memorable shots!
1) Eclectic & Bright Loft Studio in DTLA
A spacious 2-level loft featuring a 22-foot ceiling with vivid green handing houseplants, there’s an urban jungle feel to this space. Downstairs, the glamorous spot has wonderful, single-color walls with various lighting options and houseplants adding vibrance and character of the listing. There are even full-length mirrors, disco balls, and exposed brick walls contributing to the range of backdrops and aesthetics you can capture at this listing. There are also six fully-mirrored panel closets upstairs which add a fashionista feel to the images taken here.
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2) Cape Cod Lakefront Property w/Backyard & Studio
Natural, homey and adjacent to a lake, this gorgeous fashion photoshoot rental offers indoor and outdoor photo opportunities. A two-story home with an attic and a large basement, with a terraced backyard and a gazebo on top of the hill, there are plenty of looks and styles you can go for. There are also canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, surfboards, a rowboat and a pontoon boat you can use at the lake on-site with prior permissions.
3) 1950s Designer Home with Large Triangular Windows in West Hollywood
Built-in the 1950s and true to its retro charm, this exposed stone home offers spectacular photo opportunities inside and outside. The different rooms across the home have custom features and installation creating a highly textured backdrop for your fashion photoshoot. This photo-ready home stands out with the large triangle windows overlooking the Hollywood Hills creating a modern, designer feel to the images taken here.
4) Venice Beach Fashion Shoot House with Tropical Plants
A lively Bohemian Beach house in Venice perfect for a budget fashion photoshoot, this exotic home has plenty of tropical plants and colorful textiles which spruce up the camera appeal of the listing. Great to showcase a range of fashionable looks from chic to simple, the diverse photo backdrops go a long way in deriving even more value for your buck.
5) Outdoor Urban Garden Nusery near Montecito Heights
Surround yourself with greenery at this gorgeous urban garden nursery which has string lights and custom chandeliers on-site. Perfect for an outdoor fashion photoshoot, the backdrops are vibrant, colorful, and change throughout the year. If organic, sustainable fashion needs a home, then this location fits the bill just right!
6) Griffith Observatory
Located on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood, Griffith Observatory is a popular tourist attraction and offers gorgeous views of the Hollywood sign while showcasing a melange of space and science related displays. Styled with an Art Deco aesthetic, the triple-dome structure features plenty of open spaces and landscaped walkways which can function as an alternative to a catwalk. But being a public space means there’s a few photo rules at the location. Do go through them once before finalizing this space as your go-to destination
7) Spacious Desert Landscape in Yucca Valley
Spread over 8.5 acres of spectacular desert landscape filled with rare Joshua Trees, Yucca’s and cacti this stunning fashion photoshoot backdrop has a raw photo potential which looks especially captivating during the Golden hours. Whether you’re looking at capturing some long-range shots and highlight the surreal surroundings, or zooming in to see the various textures on display within each frame, you’re guaranteed great photos here.
8) Contemporary Mediterranean Villa with Pool in Encino
A photogenic Mediterranean villa with luxurious interiors, there’s a serene eclectic vibe to this listing. There are tons of photo possibilities regardless of where you turn the lens, whether it's the outdoors or indoors. There are also custom installations, a waterfall, and a photo-ready pool and jacuzzi waiting for you to get clicking. Serene, tranquil, and sophisticated, this is definitely a listing to consider for any colorful, Mediterranean themed fashion photoshoot.
9) Huge Daylight Warehouse Location near South Park
Industrial, gritty and spacious, this daylight warehouse location has a vintage look that translates really well on camera. The empty warehouse allows you to build sets and with blackout curtains available on-site, you’ve complete control over the light on the day of your fashion photoshoot. There are more than 7 staging areas at the location, each with steel casement windows to allow sunlight during the morning hours.
10) Infinity Cyc Wall Daylight Studio in Orange
A 1,200 sq. ft. daylight studio with an infinity cyclorama setup in Orange, there’s incredible photo potential here, at an even better value point. A budget-friendly destination with seamless paper backdrops, and equipment rentals on-site, this listing has tons of different photo studio grade amenities and facilities you can make use of during your fashion photoshoot.
What Los Angeles offers in terms of diversity and scope for a fashion photoshoot is almost impossible to find elsewhere in the world. The city is home to some of the best makeup and lighting artists, and a collaborative project goes a long way in making your creative vision come to life. We hope you liked the locations on the list. But, like mentioned, this is only a selected list. In case you want to see more rental options, please follow this link to view our catalog of fashion photoshoot location rentals available in Los Angeles.