FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Q. Do you do full day rentals?
A. Absolutely!  Check our Rental Info page for more details.

Q. Do you do hourly rentals?
A. Sorry! Not at this time. We currently only do half day or full day rentals. Check our Rental Info page for more details.

Q. What’s a cyclorama?
A. A Cyclorama is a curved wall that when you shoot against you don’t see a wall behind. 

Q. Can I shoot video?
A. Yes, you can.  However, please note that our studio is set within a shared artist studio space and may not be best suited for audio recordings. 

Q. Is it sound proof?
A. Sorry, it isn’t.

Q. What gear do you rent?
A. Please check our Rental Info page for a full list.

Q. What hours are you available?
A. We will try to accommodate any hours so please get in touch and let us know what times you are looking for.

Q. Are lights included?
A. Lights are NOT included in the rental package but are available for an additional cost.

Q. Parking?
A. Parking is available within reason.  As we are part of a shared space we ask that you let us know how many vehicles are going to be arriving.

Q. Max capacity?
A. We can comfortable fit a full team (Stylist, MUA, Photog, Model, Producer/Director)

Q. Kitchen/Washroom?
A. Yes and Yes

Q. Payment?
A. Cash or E-transfer is preferable. Check our Rental Info page for more details.

Q. Cancellation policy?
A. please check our Rental Info page for more details.

Q. What do you mean by “Shared studio space”?
A. Hello Studios is part of a larger shared studio space called 36 chambers.  It is comprised of several open studio spaces that we all share.  It’s more of a community than anything else but it's also why we’re able to keep our rental costs so low!

Q. Do you have tables and chairs?
A. Yes we have access to additional folding tables and chairs but we ask that you do not use anything without our manager’s permission. Please let us know what you require and we will make sure it is available for you during your rental.

Q. Where’s the entrance.
A. You can find the entrance on the side of the red brick building (1266 Queen St West) on the east side of Noble St, just north of Queen.

Q. Is there natural lights/windows?
A. No, it is an entirely enclosed space for you to have 100% Control of the light.

Q. Can we use the space for something other than shooting?
A. Yes, but we need to know exactly what you are using the space for. Please let us know what you intend to use the studio space for when you inquire about availability.  If you decide to use the space for something other than shooting without prior notice, we reserve the right to cancel your booking without a refund immediately.

Q. What if I need a photographer?
A. Hello Studios is run by a collective of photographers with a wide range of specialties.  Let us know what you have in mind and we will connect you with the right photographer! We love collaborations!

Q. Do you have student rates?
A. Our prices are already so low we are unable to offer additional discounts.

Q. Monthly Co-op prices?
A. Please check our Rental Info page for more details. 

Q. Wifi?
A. Of course!


Got more questions? Get in touch and we'll be happy answer them.

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