Photo Shoot Location Ideas

SHOOTFACTORY location agency and library represents the very best photo shoot locations that the UK has to offer.

A great location isn’t made simply by great style, choosing the right location can be just as important as equipment selection and lighting. Poorly planned shoots and environments that are not able to provide the best results can quickly become a problem ranging in severity from a minor inconvenience to a complete disaster.

Photo Shoot Location Options

Primarily available for photo shoots and filming, SHOOTFACTORY’S portfolio of locations can also be hired for product launches, press and pr events, fashion shows and music videos.

Photo Shoot Location Ideas

Some of our favourite photo shoot locations listed by category. If you cant find what you are looking for try the Location Search page.

Apartment Locations

Name: Farla
Location: London, E5

Spacious first floor apartment with industrial and retro features.

Spacious apartment industrial and retro features - shootfactory

1200 sq ft overall space, with architect designed mezzanine. The main living area is south facing and features double height ceiling with large windows allowing light to flood through.

Bathroom / Farla, London, E5 / Shootfactory Location

There is feature tiling to the kitchen area and bathroom which allow for some attractive backdrops.

Name: Borough
Location: London, SE1

Roof top conversion on a 1950s factory conversion just off Bermondsey Street. Panoramic views of London roof tops including The Shard, London Bridge and the Gherkin.

contemporary furniture and colours in lounge

The apartment comprises 4 bedrooms, and 3 en-suite bathrooms, drawing room, dining room & kitchen. Around 3300sq. ft internal space and a further 1700 sq. ft of wrap around terrace space.

Lounge onto terrace

The interior has a powder floated concrete floor with high gloss finish. Decor is a mixture of classic and modern iconic pieces.

Location Houses (London)

Name: Beckenham
Location: London, BR3

Landscaped front garden with mature shrub beds, trees and lawned area, wide side access to rear garden.

monochrome lounge area

South facing 140′ deep, beautifully landscaped extensive gardens with limestone paved sun terrace, flower and shrub beds, trees and raised beds, lawned areas and summerhouse.

beckenham, london - kitchen dining space with blinds open - london houses - shootfactory

Painting and decorating allowed.

Name: Ravenscourt
Location: London, W6

Large 4300 sqft victorian semi detached property.

Sofa / Ravenscourt, London, W6 / Shootfactory Location

Recently refurbished with four large bedrooms all en-suite, large family room and studio with 10ft windows.

Diner / Ravenscourt, London, W6 / Shootfactory Location

There is also a gym and large rear garden. the house is set over 4 floors.

Location Houses (UK)

Name: Hythe Farm
Location: Kent, CT21

Featuring mechanically operated doors and a staircase that wraps around a chimney, this beautiful home is a million miles away from it’s previous days as a threshing barn.

Lounge and spiral starircase to mezzanine with plants

The materials and the design of this living space is greatly sympathetic, and looks strangely natural to the space that has stood for centuries. The ground floor entrance makes full use of the huge height of the barn whereas the sitting area nestled closely around a central fireplace makes for a much cosier space.

large open plan barn conversion kitchen

Above the sitting area is a mezzanine bedroom accessed by a cantilevered staircase that circles the chimney breast from the fireplace below.

Quirky and Unusual Locations

Name: The Orangery
Location: Bristol, BS8

A beautiful orangery attached to a Gothic Victorian Rectory located on the outskirts of Bristol.

Gothic Victorian orangery

With stunning gardens and plenty of off street parking.

Orangery interior, victorian glass house

A really versatile shoot location.

Name: Library
Location: London, E1

An architect designed bookshop just off Brick Lane.

library Bookshop shoot location in London

The Library has a very distinctive mirrored wall and reflective ceiling that gives the impression of a much bigger space. With a large bay window to the front of the shop, there is lots of natural light.

Internal library large windows

In the space, which has been designed with curved shelves, there is a large central island that can be dismantled to provide more floor space.

Photographic Studio Locations

Name: White Studio
Location: London, N16

Here is a natural daylight kitchen photography studio in east London, benefiting from both south facing and north facing ceiling sky lights and windows.

White Studio N16 - high pitched ceiling - photographic studios - shootfactory location

The warehouse space is located on the top floor of an old print factory, with high ceilings, white exposed brick walls and concrete floors. It is fitted out with a wall kitchen, a kitchen island, a work station and coffee area.

Bowl of apples / Whiteloft Studio Two, London, Ec2 / Shootfactory Location

The studio is available for a large range of shoots, filming, castings, workshops, and events.

Name: Ladbroke One
Location: London, W10

3,200 square feet with drive-in access.

London photographic studio location - ladbroke one

Wrap-around j-cove 44ft long and 15ft high. Lighting truss at 20ft height (box truss 33ft x 24ft). Daylight to full black out – large north and south facing windows.

lighting truss photographic studio

Marble terazzo staircase and mezzanine for dining, lounging or to shoot from.

Commercial & Industrial Locations

Name: Seven Sisters
Location: London, N15

2600 sq ft photography and film location space in a converted ex textile factory / warehouse that oozes with character and charm. Comprising of a open plan main space with numerous alcoves and different shooting areas and textured backgrounds.

Seven sisters N15 - industrial sliding door - commercial & industrial - shootfactory location

The space has been stripped back to original aged brickwork, peeling paint wooden ceiling and distressed aged wooden flooring. the space has an abundance of natural light with large windows running around two thirds of the space.

Seven sisters N15 - roof supports - commercial & industrial - shootfactory location

Large prop selection that is being constantly updated with props ranging from chesterfield sofas, vintage signage and old oil pumps to cinema chairs.

Name: Underground
Location: London, E8

Large space in the basement which is currently used for both events and location hires such as music videos, feature films, corporate filming, stills etc.

Lights / Underground, London, E8 / Shootfactory Location

It’s a warehouse type space with 24 hour vehicle access, parking facilities and 3 phase power.

Gates / Underground, London, E8 / Shootfactory Location

Approx 7500 sq.ft.

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