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Historic Brick Studio with Great Audio Quality
  • $175/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
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  • Responds within 1 hr
  • San Diego, CA
Photo and Video Studio in San Diego
  • $60/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (10)
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  • Responds within 1 hr
  • San Diego, CA
Photo/Video Premium Studio with CYC Wall
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
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Brand New Luxury Home in San Diego
  • $120/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (7)
  • 7
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  • Responds within a few hours
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Beautiful Farmhouse/Ranch home on a 1 acre lot.
  • $225/hr
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  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
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Sunset Cliffs Tropical Casa
  • $120/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (5)
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  • Responds within a few hours
  • San Diego, CA

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What people are saying about Photo Shoot on Giggster

$ 360
3 hours
5 people
4 months ago
Sandra was an amazing host. This property is the perfect place to shoot great pictures. Thank you for your spectacular hospitality!!!
Alise J.
$ 240
4 hours
5 people
a year ago
The space was awesome! Everything we needed. Paper backdrops, lighting equipment etc. Will book again!
Matt M.
$ 3150
14 hours
15 people
2 years ago
Chris and his family were wonderful and incredibly accomodating. The space itself (inside and outside) are also incredibly versatile! we will def be back to shoot.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Photo Shoot venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in San Diego?
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 San Diego 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 San Diego?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in San Diego at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Photo Shoot locations are available in San Diego?
Right now, there are 124 Photo Shoot locations available in San Diego.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for San Diego 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 San Diego 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 San Diego 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 San Diego?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in San Diego. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my San Diego 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 San Diego?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in San Diego is $141 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in San Diego?
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 San Diego, CA?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $60 to $225.
Which Photo Shoot locations are most popular in San Diego, CA in 2023?
How do I book a San Diego 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 San Diego reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About San Diego

San Diego is located on the Pacific coast of California and is known for its amazing beaches and outdoor culture. With just under 1,400,000 people, it is the second most populated city in California and the eighth-most populated city in the entire country. It is located close to the Mexico border and is a big city for tourism. People flock here each year for the outdoor attractions and the beach type of culture.

There has long been a strong association with the US Navy and Marine Corps within San Diego. You can see this in the many attractions and historical landmarks that pay homage to this. It is known as the “birthplace of California” as it was one of the very first areas that settlers came to and inhabited.

There was a strong tie to Spanish settlers as they were the first to claim it. You can see this represented even today in the strong diversity and cultural representation present throughout San Diego. With such a fantastic climate, stellar views, and great attractions, a photo shoot venue in San Diego is perfect.

Photo Shoot Venue Options in San Diego

When you are seeking out the right photo shoot venue in San Diego, you will find some wonderful options. This is a gorgeous city with so much to offer, and you will certainly be happy here with what you are trying to accomplish. There are a few local services that you will want to look into, for this can help you to get everything you can out of your photo shoot.

  • Models
    There is a good likelihood that you will need models or some type of talent. This is when you want to turn to a strong local team that can help you. They have the relationships in place and can refer you to the best out there, which can be a good match for your photo shoot.

  • Lighting
    You are going to need the right lighting to make your photo shoot come together and work. You may not have any ideas here or you may just need a bit of guidance in terms of good lighting options. A local company can walk with you every step of the way and ensure that you get what you need out of this.

  • Set and Props
    You may only need one simple set, or you may need a more comprehensive solution. Either way, you can turn to a good local team to help you with designing a solution that works best for you. They can take your ideas to execution and take care of a big detail of your overall photo shoot.

Photo Shoot Venue Companies in San Diego

There are so many reasons why you may search for the right photo shoot venue in San Diego. This is a great place to use as the backdrop in your photos, and you’ll be so happy with the city itself. Here are some local companies that can help you with the details to ensure that you make it all come together with ease.

  • Tower Talent
    You will need models or some type of talent for your photo shoot, and that’s what Tower Talent specializes in. They can work with you to understand your needs, and then supply you with a list of strong candidates. They have a wonderful reputation and can ensure that you have the right people to really highlight your work.

  • San Diego Sound and Lighting Rental
    You may not know exactly what you will need in terms of lighting or even sound, but that’s why you turn to a good local company. The team at San Diego Sound and Lighting Rental can help you get the perfect lighting for your shoot, and so much more. They may offer some suggestions beyond just your ideas and can be proactive with meeting your needs.

  • San Diego Productions
    You are likely to need a set and even some props, and that’s exactly where San Diego Productions can come in. They are well versed in providing what is needed for photo shoots and productions. They can design something or come up with a customized solution to help highlight your subject matter in the photo shoot.

Pros and Cons of Photo Shoot Venues in San Diego

There are so many things that draw people to San Diego each year, and it’s a really fantastic city. This may be why you want to have a photo shoot here and it can work quite well. You do however want to consider the advantages and possible disadvantages of having any kind of event here.


  • Such a great outdoor offering
    The climate is gorgeous and there is plenty to do outside, and this makes for a winning combination. If you love being outdoors, then San Diego is a wonderful place to enjoy that.

  • So much to do and see here
    There is a great food scene here, and there’s plenty of nightlife. There are fun attractions here and so much to do and see within San Diego and the surrounding area.

  • Great art and culture
    The art and cultural scene here is fantastic, and it feels that everyone is represented. You can take in some great art, history, and learn about a number of different cultures when you visit here.


  • Everything is expensive
    This may not come as much of a surprise, but the cost of everything is higher here than in other areas. You can expect to pay more for everything you buy and be prepared.

  • Significant homeless presence
    Though this isn’t everywhere in the city, it is definitely an issue overall. You can expect to see a rather significant homeless presence within San Diego.

  • Not great public transportation options
    You may very well need to own a car here because your transportation options are rather limited. Though there is some public transportation, it is limited and the options available aren’t great.

Famous Locations in San Diego

  • Balboa Park
    This is a spot you absolutely need to visit because Balboa Park really has it all. It has a gorgeous sprawling park, historical buildings, museums, and even a green space. There is so much history in this as it was created in 1915, and things like the botanical garden have developed around the area.

  • San Diego Zoo
    This is a zoo for everybody because it is one of the largest and most famous in the entire country. The San Diego Zoo is a focal point of the area, and it features some of the most infamous exhibits such as the giant pandas. You will enjoy all of the exhibits, and you can even go behind the scenes with an upgrade to see the animals up close and personal.

  • Seaport Village
    This is located right on the waterfront that is such a gorgeous and famous part of San Diego. Seaport Village is a wonderful place to visit and walk around, and you can find so many different shops and restaurants. You can enjoy the area and it is close to big attractions such as the USS Midway, so there is much to do.