Our 2400 sq. ft. studio is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Youngstown with quick access to I-76, I-680 and highway 11.  Don’t waste time looking for parking when you can park in a private parking space right at our door, then enter our spacious foyer at street level and walk up to the second floor shooting area.  With beautiful old hardwood floors, lots of windows and 14 ft. ceilings, you’ll love the intimate ambiance. Studio is available for maternity, boudoir, newborn, family, seniors, engagement photography as well as special events. If you would like to rent the studio for boudoir photography, you may not share the images on social media. 

Sets include two beautiful queen bed sets, two gorgeous couches and lots of unique chairs and benches.  Mix up those elements for a variety of looks. Backdrop holder also available, please bring your own backdrops and props.

In addition to the shooting area, you will find a large makeup station where your professional stylists can work their magic.  There is also a private changing area, a comfortable sitting area with a television for consults or reveals and a newly renovated bathroom.

Monday, Wednesday or Friday for $50/hr or from 10am-3pm for $150. Saturday or Sunday for $75/hr or from 10am-3pm for $250. Studio lighting equipment and furniture are all available with your rental.

Studio Rental

Please complete this form if interested in renting the studio. Please be sure you read and understand these policies before continuing. If you have any questions or require any clarification, please e-mail

Name *
Date you wish to rent the studio *
Date you wish to rent the studio
Start time for rental *
Start time for rental
End time for rental *
End time for rental
Reservation & Payment Policy *
A $50 (+tax) non-refundable booking fee is required at the time of booking. The balance due must be paid prior to the start of your rental period. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, check or major credit cards.
Arrival & Departure Policy *
The rental period begins at the time you selected as the “Rental Start Time” above. The studio will be available as of that time and not before. You will have access to the studio for the “# OF HOURS” you selected above and must depart at the end of that period. Please ensure that you plan for your unloading, set-up, tear-down, cleaning and loading time when determining how many hours you need. If you need to stay past your booked time, additional time will be billed at a rate of $35 per hour. When you arrive, the studio floor will be swept, countertops, makeup stations and bathroom will be clean. When you leave, everything must be left as you found it when you arrived, otherwise a $125 clean-up charge will be assessed. Please let us know in advance if you would like us to arrange for our cleaners to take care of clean-up for you.
Usage Policy *
A representative of Sheer Photography will be onsite during your rental period and can assist you in locating specific items. Nothing is to be hung from the ceiling or attached to the walls without the approval and supervision of Sheer Photography. No animals of any kind are permitted in the studio without the approval of Sheer Photography. Most furniture in the studio has felt underneath it to prevent scratches on the floor. If you would like to move anything, we ask that you please LIFT it rather than dragging, pushing or pulling it.
Liability & Damage Policy *
You are responsible for any and all damage to the walls, floors, equipment, fixtures, appliances, furniture, props and anything housed or affixed on or inside the studio during the time of their rental. It is your sole responsibility to supervise any clients, guests or employees that you bring into the studio to ensure their safety and to prevent damage to the property of Sheer Photography. In the event that you, or any of your employees, clients or guests causes any damage to the property of Sheer Photography, whether by accident or through a purposeful act, you agree to pay for the cost of repair or replacement of the property – at the sole discretion of Sheer Photography. You hereby indemnify Sheer Photography and hold Sheer Photography, its agents and employees harmless of and from any and all losses, damages, claims.
Cancellation Policy *
Once you have submitted your Studio Rental Agreement, all terms are binding and any changes to your reservation must be in writing. If you must change the date of your reservation, please notify us within 72 hours prior to your start time and if we are able to accommodate your new date, we will apply your booking fee to the new date. If you must change the date of your reservation and notify us within less than 72 hours prior to your start time, you will forfeit 100% of your booking fee. In the unfortunate circumstance you must cancel the reservation you will forfeit 100% of your booking fee
Boudoir/Glamour Photography *
The studio is available to rent for shooting boudoir/glamour style photography, although we ask that you DO NOT share those images to any form of social media, including, but not limited to personal/business Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, SnapChat, etc.