Kira Pollack at our first Pop-Up Event with The Society of Publication Designers

We are thrilled to have Kira Pollack from Time joining us for our first Pop-Up collaboration with The Society of Publication Designers. The talk will take place Thursday, April 6th at 7pm in a photo studio in the meatpacking district of Manhattan.  You can RSVP here on the SPD website. Below she shares with Charlie Rose Time’s 100 Most Influential Photos of All Time project.

 

By | April 5th, 2017|Launch, Pop Up|0 Comments

7 New York Photo Studios with Tons of Character

Iconic images aren’t always shot on a pristine white cyc background. If you are looking for a unique texture or environment you’re often forced to shoot at a drafty location or need to plan to shoot outdoors. Here are seven Space For Arts vetted studios from $500 to $3500 a day that offer tons of character, unique settings and dynamic backgrounds for any price point—all with the amenities of a photo studio rental.

1. Brooklyn photo Studio and Prop House

Brooklyn photo studio and prop house

This 4,000 square foot, ground-floor studio space is unlike any other we know! With a 26′ x 26′ white cyclorama, several “ready to go” location backdrops, 14 foot high ceiling and thousands of props, the creative possibilities for your production are limitless. Note, they are one studio space, and do not host multiple productions […]

By | January 25th, 2017|Photo Studios|1 Comment

Good News: Ektachrome

By now you’ve heard that Kodak is bringing its legendary film stock Ektachrome back into production. We can’t wait! Why not Kodachrome too? KODAK explains that the skills required to successfully develop Kodachrome have been lost when the film stock was discontinued. Here’s to hoping that Ektachrome sees the same return to usage that vinyl records and analog cassette tapes have enjoyed in recent years.

Search, Discover and Book Photo Studios at Space For Arts

By | January 18th, 2017|Hyperfocus|0 Comments

5 NYC Natural Light Studios You Need to Know

Sometimes only natural light will give you the intimate and authentic feeling your photograph needs. Find that golden hour any time of year (for as little as $500 a day) at one of these five favorite natural light studios at Space For Arts.

“Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.” – George Eastman

1. Tribecca Photo Studio

Tribecca Photo Studio

This one room Tribecca photo studio is bright and airy with a crisp and clean with a separate make-up room and kitchen. It’s extremeely affordable at just $700 a day.

2. Midtown Manhattan Loft

Midtown Loft Photo Studio

Measuring 2,600 usable square feet with 11 foot ceilings, this Midtown Manhattan Loft Photo Studio offers abundant daylight […]

By | January 11th, 2017|Photo Studios|0 Comments

Covet: The Radical Eye

 

Iconic modernist photography from the collection of Sir Elton John

Edited by Shoair Mavlian and Simon Baker

Essays by Dawn Ades and Shoair Mavlian Interview with Sir Elton John

By | January 5th, 2017|Covet|0 Comments

Barbara Morgan Brings The Dance to Her

Barbara Morgan’s dance photos always amaze us with her technicality + aliveness. She built a special space and lighting and brought the dancers to her.

Graham Group, “American Document,” Sophie Maslow, Frieda Flier and Marjorie Mazia – (Starburst), 1938
By | January 4th, 2017|Inspirational Spaces|0 Comments

Phyllis Posnick

I don’t have a favourite image. What I love is that things change, accidents happen, the creative process keeps evolving. I love to have fun. I like to do photos with a wink at the subject and not be deadly serious. I like fantasy. We need to dream.

—Phyllis Posnick

By | December 30th, 2016|Photo Quotes|0 Comments

Disco Mars

 

In the Eyes of Laura Mars, Faye Dunaway is a fashion photographer suddenly struck with second sight: the ability to see a serial killer’s spree heinous deeds from a first-person vantage. Terrifying— but thankfully set to a funky disco beat. 

By | December 29th, 2016|Visual Soundtracks|0 Comments

Covet: Peter Lindbergh, A Different Vision

 

Taschen has published a book of more than 400 images captured by the famed studio photographer Peter Lindbergh. There is commentary throughout from friends and colleagues like Cindy Crawford, Anna Wintour, and Jean Paul Gaultier.

From Vogue’s list of the 10 best fashion tomes of the year.

By | December 28th, 2016|Covet|0 Comments

Herbie Hancock’s Groovy Soundtrack for Antonioni

 

Is listening to music from movies about photography sort of like reading from writing about architecture? Anyway, we love Herbie Hancock’s swinging sixties soundtrack to Antonioni’s Blow Up. 

 

You can always find killer photo studio rentals at Space For Arts!

By | December 23rd, 2016|Visual Soundtracks|0 Comments