The Photoion Photography School studio is a fantastic space located in the heart of London. Located just minutes from Waterloo station, our studio is ideal for your photography needs.

Prices include the use of professional equipment such as lighting and a variety of 9ft background colours. See below for a full tech spec of what is included. We aim to make every shoot as enjoyable as possible and provide free coffee, tea, and water.
If you need professional photography services, get in touch with us today and we can accommodate you.

Photography Studio Hire in London, Waterloo

Central London Location

London Waterloo. Our studio is based in Central London at 14 Lower Marsh, SE1 7RJ, which is a 5 minute walk from London Waterloo (and EAST) station.

Competitive Prices

Price: £75 per hour for the first 2 hours, £50 – additional hour. Minimum hire: 3 hours. Great discounts for our students! Make contact to discuss.

Use of Equipment Included

Use of equipment is included in the price. Please check below for the list of equipment we can provide including paper backgrounds etc.

  • Location: 14 Lower Marsh, SE1 7RJ, Waterloo

  • Group Size: Up to 8 people

  • Price: £75 per hour for the first 2 hours, £50 additional hour

  • Minimum hire: 3 hours

  • Payment: Full payment is required to secure a slot, payments are non-refundable

  • Availability and How to book: For availability and bookings please email us at [email protected]

  • Terms & Conditions: All bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions


  • Modern stylish studio with white glossy floors;
  • Soft natural light – large window available or blackout;
  • Self-contained space;
  • Kitchenette equipped with coffee machine, fridge/freezer, kettle, cutlery, mugs etc;
  • Staffed reception with a waiting area that has direct access to the studio;
  • Disabled access and Disabled WC;
  • Air-conditioner;
  • Sound system – Wireless Bluetooth Sound System with Twin Satellite Speakers and Subwoofer Compatible with Apple iOS, Android and Windows Devices
  • Close to Waterloo and Lambeth North stations.


The following equipment is available for use and included in the price:

  • Studio lights heads (11): 

    2 x 600 w battery powered – portable
    1 x 400 w ring flash battery powered – portable
    2 x 500 w
    3 x 400 w
    3 x 300 w (reflectors incorporated)
  • Light shapers / modifiers 

    2 x large 60 cm bowens beauty dishes soft white + diffusers
    2 x 80 cm soft boxes
    2 x 90 cm octagonal soft boxes
    4 x striped sof boxes + grids (2 small 2 large)
    1 x large parabolic umbrella
    1 x Hexadecagon Softbox 36 inches/90 centimeters with Grey Rim
    2 x brolly / umbrellas (one white one silver)
    1 x zoom 40 degrees reflector
    1 x bowens sunlite
    5 x standard reflectors + honey combs
    1 x 1.90 m soft box calumet
    5 x packs Lee gell filters sets – in large size 50 cm – all colours available
    2x Polystyrene Poliboards – 2400mm x 1200mm x 50mm – black and white
  • Speedlites 
    8 speedlites + accessories and stands
  • Computers
    1 x Macbook Pro 15”
    1 x iMac 27”

  • Stands & clamps 
    1 x large boom arm stand on wheels + weight
    8 x regular stands
    3 x wheeled regular stands
    3 x light stands 2m
    2 x light stands 3m
    1 x small 50cm stand
    16 x large and small clamps
  • Arms 
     1 x telescopic reflector arm
    1 x small boom arm detachable
  • Triggers 
    8 x triggers / receivers (calumet)
  • Backgrounds + accessories
    1 x wall mounted background support x 5 roles
    1 x vinyl black / white 2.90 x 8 m
    various paper colour backgrounds
    white walls – white glossy floor
    1 x glossy black acrylic cube 50cm
    1 x glossy white acrylic cube 50cm
    1 x vinyl chess board (black and white) vinyl flooring 3 x 3 m
  • 1 x wifi wireless ceiling mounted super bright projector

  • 1 x black glass wheeled table