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Oct 10, 2018 11:49 |  #1

So, I live in a small apartment. I don't have a studio, but I was curious - where would be a good place to shoot headshots if I wanted to book multiple clients in one day?

I looked into some hotels in the area, but none seem to offer a day-rate. What would another option be? My setup would be two speedlites on umbrellas and a pop-up background (6ft x 5ft) on a light stand.

I thought about just going outdoors, but don't want any kind of wind to move the background. Thoughts?




  
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Oct 14, 2018 09:59 |  #2

Considering headshots don't usually require much space, finding a location is usually pretty easy IME. If doing headshots for a business, often times I'll just go to the office and use a conference room to set up in. If that's not an option, does your apartment building/complex have any type of common area where you would be allowed to set up? If not, look for a place that rents conference rooms by the hour, your local library may be a good place to start.




  
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Find a hotel with a conference room for day rental.


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22 hours ago |  #4

I've rented a hotel meeting room for $40.

Also check out local library. They usually have a meeting room and I believe they are free.


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17 hours ago |  #5

Awesome, i'll look into those! Thanks!




  
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