Don't upgrade your camera or lens – get a studio space instead!

Scott Choucino
A studio of your own will grant you some personal space in which to flourish creatively and pursue projects your way (Image credit: Scott Choucino)

Rather like a home, a photographer’s studio space is very personal. You know exactly the sort of functionality you’re going to need and the way you want it all to look and feel. For this reason, it can be worthwhile setting up your studio on your own, rather like a DIY project.

Of course, your first step is to calculate the benefits of doing so – can you afford to build and operate a studio space? Will it pay for itself over time? Is it worth the investment in terms of both time and money? If you’ve addressed all these questions and decided the answer is yes, then you can start thinking about both the studio space you require and the sort of location that might be suitable.

Scott Choucino

Scott Choucino is a professional food photographer based in the UK represented by Lisa Pritchard Agency.

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