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Top Photo Shoot locations in Palm Springs, CA

Desert of Love
  • $945/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (5)
  • 5
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Palm Springs, CA
Unique 2 Master Suite Pool Home
  • $75/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Palm Springs, CA
Desert Poppy: Architectural Midcentury Ranch Home
  • $300/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Palm Springs, CA
Dazey Desert House - Mid Century to the Max
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Palm Springs, CA
Chateau Palomino: Bright & glam Palm Springs style
  • $300/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Palm Springs, CA
Best of Modern Recording Studio in Palm Springs
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Palm Springs, CA

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What people are saying about Photo Shoot on Giggster

Anja H.
$ 2400
8 hours
5 people
4 months ago
Darren was a perfect host! The home is beautifully decorated and he let us use every inch of it inside and out for our shoot. We loved all the mid century modern furniture and accessories that allowed us to tell the story of our product. We will likely use Darren in the future as he also has another property and a vintage car for variety.
Grant J.
$ 11000
12 hours
20 people
5 months ago
This was an amazing space. Lots of natural light and beautiful scenery. Hope to come back!
Madeline A.
$ 1200
6 hours
15 people
a year ago
Really cool spot! Decor is amazing and looks as it does in the photos. Very clean, and was easy to get in and out with the directions given.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Photo Shoot venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Palm Springs?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Palm Springs on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Palm Springs?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Palm Springs at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Photo Shoot locations are available in Palm Springs?
Right now, there are 79 Photo Shoot locations available in Palm Springs.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Palm Springs bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Palm Springs guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Palm Springs locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Palm Springs?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Palm Springs. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Palm Springs booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Palm Springs?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Palm Springs is $346 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Palm Springs?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Photo Shoot locations in Palm Springs, CA?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $75 to $945.
Which Photo Shoot locations are most popular in Palm Springs, CA in 2023?
The top 3 Photo Shoot locations in Palm Springs, CA right now are Desert of Love, Unique 2 Master Suite Pool Home and Desert Poppy: Architectural Midcentury Ranch Home .
How do I book a Palm Springs location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Palm Springs reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Palm Springs

Palm Springs is an iconic city in the Coachella Valley of Riverside County, California. It is home to a thriving arts and entertainment scene, natural hot springs, golf courses, award-winning hotels, and lovely sunny weather. No wonder it has been a favorite destination among the rich and famous, with many celebrities maintaining their homes in the Palm Springs area.

Famous for its stunning vistas, the city continues to attract content creators and creative specialists. For over a century, production companies have flocked to this gorgeous place to take advantage of its spectacular scenery while creating content for film and television.

For photographers looking for unique photo shoot locations in Palm Springs, you’ll find endless possibilities in this spectacular resort city! From inspirational mountain views to classic mid-century modern architecture, Palm Springs has something for every style of photography.

No matter what your vision is, Palm Springs can live up to it! With its incredible natural beauty coupled with excellent production infrastructure and amenities—not to mention great weather all year round—it’s no surprise this desert oasis has become so popular among photographers, filmmakers, and content creators alike!

Photo Shoot Options in Palm Springs

  • Photographer
    A professional photographer will have the experience and equipment necessary to create high-quality photographs. They will also be able to help you plan the shoot and provide guidance on poses, lighting, and composition.

  • Makeup and Hair
    Collaborating with a professional makeup artist and hairstylist will help you create the perfect look for your models. There are plenty of options to choose from in Palm Springs, so shop around to find someone easy to work with and who knows how to make your photo subjects stand out from the crowd.

  • Equipment Rental
    Rent camera equipment, lighting, and backdrops to create the perfect setting for your shoot. High-quality equipment can ensure that even the most low-budget photo shoots can lead to high-quality images, so don’t be afraid to spend a little extra to get top-notch gear.

Photo Shoot Vendors in Palm Springs

  • Kyle Christensen Photography
    Kyle began taking photographs 25 years ago when he was living in the Texas Hill Country and could not resist the beauty all around his home. Kyle would go into the woods for hours at a time with his parents' cameras to capture the world around him. In recent years, capturing beautiful images of people has given him a sense of fulfillment. Kyle loves being creative and working with clients and mentors to create beautiful images. It's very rewarding for him, and he enjoys coming up with new ideas and taking on new challenges.

  • Nancy Z Beauty
    Nancy Z Beauty focuses on accentuating one's natural beauty to create a polished yet still unique look. They pride themselves on getting to know each client individually and working collaboratively with them to ensure that their vision is realized. Nancy Z Beauty's staff members are dedicated and passionate about making your photo shoot a success. They take pleasure in their job and give genuine attention to the client so that they are at ease with not only the final result but also with the entire beauty process.

  • Snap Studios
    Snap Studios is a top-of-the-line boutique studio that has been praised by some of the industry's leading producers, directors, and photographers. Its versatile layout makes it ideal for photographers of any style, and its optional natural light and onsite equipment rental make it perfect for any shoot. Plus, its convenient location close to all necessary amenities, including the airport, hotels, shopping centers, and hardware suppliers, makes Snap Studios the perfect choice for your next shoot.

Pros and Cons of Photo Shoots in Palm Springs

Photo shoots in Palm Springs can be an excellent way to get some creative and beautiful photos, yet there are benefits and drawbacks to take into account when deciding whether or not to plan to work on a photo shoot in the city. Here are some of the pros and cons of organizing photo shoots in Palm Springs.


  • The weather in Palm Springs is almost always sunny and warm, making it ideal for outdoor photo shoots. Even in winter months, temperatures remain mild and pleasant.

  • Due to its proximity to Los Angeles, Palm Springs is easily accessible for photographers, models, makeup artists, stylists, and other members of the production team who may need to travel from out of town.

  • The city also offers a wide range of accommodations for different budgets—from luxury resorts to affordable hotels—ensuring that everyone involved can find comfortable accommodations during their stay.


  • If you plan on shooting anywhere near downtown or other urban areas in Palm Springs, you may run into issues with noise pollution due to traffic or nearby construction sites, which could affect the quality of your pictures or videos.

  • It's important to note that if you plan on doing any kind of aerial photography over the city limits, you will need special permission from local authorities as well as flight approval from Air Traffic Control Tower if necessary.

  • Many locations throughout Palm Springs require permits for filming which may cost extra money, depending on what type of production you're planning on having – so it's best to do your research ahead of time!

Tips on How to Organize Photo Shoots in Palm Springs

With its stunning scenery and endless activities, Palm Springs can be a great place to capture beautiful memories that will last a lifetime. To ensure that the photo shoot runs smoothly and produces amazing results, you’ll want to plan it just right. Here are some tips on how to organize an amazing photo shoot in Palm Springs.

  • Gather supplies and equipment: Bring props that match the theme of your shoot, like interesting hats or accessories that can add creative flair to your pictures. Also, consider what lighting equipment you may need depending on the type of shots you plan on taking, such as reflectors or outdoor flashes, if necessary.

  • Plan outfit options: The desert climate means that it can get blazing hot during certain times of the year in Palm Springs. Make sure models wear lightweight clothing with light colors that won’t attract too much sun or heat during your session. For evening shoots, you could also suggest bringing warmer layers like jackets as temperatures cool down significantly at night.

  • Pack snacks and drinks: Being prepared with snacks and drinks will help keep everyone's energy up throughout the day! Make sure there are healthy options available not only for yourself but also for whoever else may be joining you on set.

  • Create a timetable: Keep an eye on conditions such as sunlight levels throughout your day. This way, you don't miss key moments where natural lighting is at its best for capturing stunning shots during specific parts of the day, such as sunrise or sunset when hues become more vivid and intense due to longer exposure than noon time when conditions are harsher overall outdoors even with protective filters used by cameras.

  • Visualize your concept: To get inspired, it can be helpful to visualize your concept beforehand. Brainstorm ideas based on what kind of mood or atmosphere you're trying to capture when shooting so that it will bring life into each frame when editing afterward!

Famous Locations in Palm Springs

  • Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
    The Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument is a much-loved Southern California landmark located at the foot of the rugged San Jacinto Mountains. With over 275,000 acres of untouched desert wilderness, it attracts many nature enthusiasts who come for activities like hiking, camping, and wildlife watching. It is also an excellent place to discover your passion for nature. Whether you're searching for an invigorating trek or a relaxing day in the woods, the park will surely inspire you.

  • San Andreas Fault
    The San Andreas Fault is a geological marvel. Stretching for over 800 miles, it runs from Palm Springs up to San Francisco. Although most of the fault is hidden underground, it is clearly visible in places like Palm Springs, where it creates a dramatic landscape of jagged mountains and deep canyons. The San Andreas Fault is constantly shifting, producing small earthquakes on a daily basis. However, these quakes are usually too tiny to be felt. As a result, the San Andreas Fault is always ripe for exploration, providing visitors with an up-close look at one of Earth’s most fascinating processes.

  • Tahquitz Canyon
    Tahquitz Canyon is a beautiful oasis in the heart of Palm Springs. The canyon features a 60-foot waterfall, which cascades down a rocky cliff into a pool of crystal-clear water. Tahquitz Canyon is also one of the best places in Palm Springs for bird watching, as it is home to a variety of desert birds, including the endangered California condor. The Tahquitz Canyon Visitor Center, located at the canyon's entrance, boasts educational and cultural exhibits where you can learn more about the area’s history. The canyon is also a popular destination for hiking, picnicking, and rock climbing, so it’s the ideal spot for a memorable outdoor adventure.