The West Studios is Houston's premier full service white box studio. The studio space is a beautiful, 1,200 square-foot, completely white space that serves as a blank canvas for your imagination. During daylight hours, floor to ceiling westward facing windows provide bright diffused natural light all day and beautiful golden light during sunset. Sheer curtains are installed in the studio and can be closed to give beautiful, soft light. Blackout curtains are also available to darken the space during daylight hours or for privacy while shooting.
With a standard studio the following equipment is available for use:
5 c-stands with 40" grip arms
Camera Capture cart
Apple boxes (full, full painted black, half, quarter, eighth)
(2) 25' extension cords (12 gauge)
(4) 35 pound sandbags
53" White seamless
53" canary yellow seamless
53" coral pink seamless
53" lavender purple seamless
107" storm grey seamless
Black gaff tape
White gaff tape
Black and white Eames style chairs
Information on renting Profoto lighting equipment and specialty modifiers can be found on the rates page.
Custom canvas backgrounds available for rent. Inquire for details.
Available for Hair and Makeup artists and stylists
(2) directors chairs
Full length mirror
(2) wardrobe racks
Additional amenities include high speed wifi throughout the studio, as well as speakers. The studio also includes a private dressing room.
The DESERT WALL
It's no secret that we're inspired by the rich colors and landscape of West Texas, and now we have a little piece of that inspiration to offer to you! We’re so happy to add our Desert Wall to the list of amenities available to our clients during rental time! The wall provides a mixture of warm and cool tones to create subtle and bold looks.
- 5 10+ft wide colored walls
- Private use of the space during your rental time
- Colors featured are Awesome Ochre, Lovely Lavender, Deep Tsunami Teal, Peachy Pink, and Sirius Black (pictured above in order of appearance).
- Changing light and shadow opportunities throughout the day for harsh and soft light depending on the time of booking
***Only West Studios clients are permitted to shoot on the Desert Wall during their studio rental session. Shooting on the walls is not allowed to any West Studio client outside their rental time
***Glitter, paper confetti, and fireworks are not permitted.
***No alcohol/drugs permitted.
Seating | Posing Aids
Posing stools, artisan stools, Eames style chairs. We've got it all, so let your clients take a seat and relax.
As a full service rental studio we have all the essential tools. A standard studio rental includes the use of the standard grip equipment in the studio: c-stands, background stands, sandbags, clamps, v-flats, extension cords, gaff tape, apple boxes, and assorted seamless backgrounds.
For Stylists + Hair and Makeup
We've got your friends covered too. With tables, wardrobe racks, and chairs your Stylist and Hair and Makeup Artist need only bring there essential gear to be at home. There is also ample space for a hair stylist and makeup artist to work simultaneously.
Whats possible in the space
The studio is a blank canvas that can be transformed to be as unique as you are. It can be shot as a natural light space. It can also accommodate the use of large flash modifiers. Blackout curtains can facilitate the use of low key lighting and haze during the daytime.