Our Studio

Conveniently located in NYC's vibrant Chelsea neighborhood, Elk Studios is a beautiful and intimate rental space. Ideal for both photography and video productions, our south studio offers a daylight-filled private corner cyclorama with two full walls of southern and western exposure, a skylight option, and blackout capability. Our north staging area provides an open area layout perfect for workshops, fashion presentations and production staging. Equipment rental and production services are always available. 

Select clients: American Express, Billboard, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Brooks Brothers, Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, Harpers Bazaar, L’oreal, NBC, New York Magazine, New Yorker, Red Square Pictures, Refinery 29, Target, The Telegraph, Vanity Fair, and Variety.

Select celebrities shot @ elk: Nina Adgal, Mary J. Blige, Laverne Cox, Chris O’Dowd, Rebecca Hall, John Hamm, Nicole Kidman, Avril Lavigne, Lorde, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Cat Power, and Rachel Weisz.


A beautiful daylight filled private corner cyclorama with direct southern and western exposures. The private space has full blackout capabilities, great acoustics for video productions, and an optional top floor skylight.



An open area layout that is ideal for staging/prep, client/talent green room, for set building or for meetings/workshops. The space conveniently opens onto the reception and freight elevator areas but can be closed off upon request by a temporary wall for more privacy. 


Taking full advantage of the combined 2000+ sq feet, our clients often enjoy shooting in one studio, while staging/prepping or creating a talent/client green room in the other. 


Included with your rental are prep areas with multiple large rolling surfaces and a lighted make-up table. Two bathrooms function as changing rooms and clients love our industrial kitchen area for set breaks and mealtime.