Brooklyn's premier daylight photo studio and rooftop

Vandervoort is an independent photo studio and creative workspace
located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It’s an adaptable space that pushes the boundaries of a traditional studio, providing an unconstrained setting for photographers and artists to explore and execute their creative vision

Facilities & layout

Vandervoort offers over 2,500 sq. ft. of refined industrial space with 180 degrees of unobstructed natural light. Our photo studio space features 14’ high ceilings and 35’ x 35’ shooting area, oversized southeast and southwest facing windows with full blackout capability, and concrete floors

Full photo studio layout showing positioning of shooting area, styling room and office


  • 7′ x 7′ freight elevator
  • Private styling/dressing room
  • Wi-Fi / Airplay stereo system
  • Full blackout capability
  • Outdoor deck and rooftop
  • Kitchenette / coffee bar
  • Private restrooms
  • Hair and make-up area
  • On site equipment
  • 24/7 security
  • 100% private

Electrical specifications

  • 3 phase 100 amp power
  • 2 x 60 amp stage pin / bate outlets
  • 1x lunchbox with 5x 20 amp outlets
  • 5x 20 amp wall circuits / all separate breakers


All studio bookings require signed rental agreement, a valid credit card on file and a 50% deposit. All bookings require a Certificate of Insurance.

Client agrees to pay for any repair costs of equipment and property that they have the day of the rental.

Hours of operation

The studio operates 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., overtime rates apply.

The office is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Studio access

The studio is located at 309 Vandervoort Ave., 2nd floor. The entrance to the freight is located on the left-hand side of the main studio entrance and is accessible via a ramp.  The freight elevator is operable at any time by the studio manager.

Messenger and deliveries

To schedule drop offs and pick ups prior / following the job, please contact the studio for information about our designated delivery area and instructions. Please do not send items without scheduling in advance. Fees apply for services provided outside of business hours.

Our unique space offers abundant  natural daylight in a modern industrial setting. The relaxed environment, paired with the highest-standards of functionality, caters to virtually any type of shoot.

White kitchenette with a fridge, sink, coffee machine and tea kettle for complimentary customer service
Modern make up station for hair stylists and make up artists to execute their assignment requested by photographer

Need Extra Space? Inquire About an Adjacent Office Area for Larger Crews. Use it as a Private Client Space, Conference Room or Equipment storage and Have a Total of 2,500 sq. ft. of Studio Space

Sunlit freight elevator dedicated for studio use only with direct access to the street for convenient loading
Large set wall flats for photographers to make custom backdrops, furthermore barn doors leading to the styling room