Black Door Studio: Photography Studio + Desk Space

Type of space: Design Studio, Hot Desk, Office Space, Photography Studio, Warehouse

    Great long-term shared studio setup for a photographer in a light-filled creative co-working warehouse. 

    Save massively on our normal day rate prices and book your own shoots as you please!

    Black Door Studio is a shared warehouse and photography studio with co-working studio space upstairs.

    We are looking for another fun and friendly resident photographer: the package includes desk, photography studio time and storage. Share the photography studio with 5-8 other regulars. The office space is shared with an architectural/design studio and photographers. 

    The studio is a long-standing photography studio with huge permanent, purpose-built 6m x 6m cyclorama downstairs, and light-filled co-working space upstairs. The studio (approx 215sqm total over two storeys) is close by to all the amenities: 

    • 6 minute walk from Central Station (Railway Square) 
    • A few minutes walk to Chippendale cafes, bars and galleries - Brickfields Bakery, The Old Clare, and the White Rabbit Gallery, just to name a few! 
    • A few minutes walk to our local park, Chippendale Green - along with the Central Park area with shops, cafes, supermarket, cinema and all the amenities at your convenience. 



    • $840/month + GST
    • Works out to approx $193/week + GST
    • Photography Studio Time (25 hours shooting time per month - that's 3 full days!)
    • Your own dedicated Desk Space + roller chair + 6 open shelves available as your office storage
    • Access to lockable storage for your photography gear
    • Shared meeting table (bookable via shared calendar) 
    • Access to parking space on site (shared with others)
    • This is a discounted price based on a minimum 6 month term. For terms shorter than 6 months, the full price is $880/month + GST


    • $635/month + GST
    • Your own dedicated Desk Space + roller chair + 6 open shelves available as your office storage
    • 10 hours/month photography studio time
    • Access to shared meeting table (bookable via shared calendar) 
    • This is a discounted price based on a minimum 6 month term. For terms shorter than 6 months, the full price is ​$670/month + GST. 
    • Gear storage and access to onsite parking is excluded


    • $475/month + GST
    • Photography Studio Time only (20 hours shooting time/month)
    • This is a discounted price based on a minimum 6 month term. For terms shorter than 6 months, the full price is $500/month + GST. 
    • Desk, Meeting Table, Photography Gear Storage and access to onsite Parking is excluded

    Desk space is also available separately, please see our other ad.


    • 24 hour access, 7 days a week
    • Alarm/security system (including security cameras) with your own access keycode
    • Shared Kitchen, bathroom with shower
    • Shared sofa/chillout space
    • Access to Nespresso machine
    • Courtyard to the rear shared with others in our warehouse building (artists/designers/photographers)
    • Access to our A3 colour printer/photocopier/scanner (pay per use)
    • Air-conditioning and wall fans (upstairs)
    • Regular cleaning
    • Wifi throughout, and Ethernet/LAN connection direct from your desk with business grade ethernet (10 up/10 down)
    • Electricity and bills included
    • One month’s security bond and one month payable in advance
    • Minimum 3 month term. 

    Package can be flexible to suit your needs - e.g. if you would like more hours or a slightly different arrangement - just get in touch with us to discuss! We look forward to meeting you.

    Pricing Terms

    We require all photographers to have Public Liability Insurance with cover up to $20 million.

    Lease Conditions

    Inclusive of bills

    Parking Notes

    Access to parking space in the driveway is shared between our residents, available to those who have desk+storage+ 25 hours studio access. Metered street parking is available, and we can point you towards free all-day parking in the local area.

    This space is suitable for ArchitectureCo-workingDesk-based workDrawingGraphic DesignInterior DesignMeetingsPhotographyPhotoshootsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 215.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height High (3m - 4m)
    • Max. Capacity 40
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Public transport

    • Suitable emergency exits

    For performers
    • Suitable emergency exits