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Studio 253


For photography studio rental services or event space, look no further than Studio 253 located in Tacoma, WA.  We have a fabulous photography studio that is perfect for your photo sessions.  Our studio features various amenities and is well equipped for every photographer's convenience.  Call us or fill out the form in the link below to schedule your studio time.

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Looking for a photography studio for your upcoming photo shoot?  Check out Studio 253 in Tacoma, WA.  We offer a beautiful, natural light studio space for you to meet, create, and grow.  Our gorgeous photography studio space is located in the heart of the theater district in downtown Tacoma.

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Get the best of both worlds when you choose to do your photo shoot at Studio 253.  What photographers love best about our studio is its proximity to picturesque spots such as the Spanish Steps, the Pantages Theater, the Rialto, and Wright Park.  Plus, Antique Row right out the front door and Opera Alley Court C out the back door, it's definitely a photographer's paradise!  If you're a photographer looking to rent our studio space, contact us for availability.  We are always happy to hear from you!

The Studio

Our gorgeous studio is 1800 square feet with a 624-square-foot shooting area, 13-foot ceiling, a wall of windows for natural light photography, and a large enough space that will only be limited by your imagination.  Need strobes? We got you covered.  For only $15 extra an hour you can use our lights and modifiers making it super convenient.  We also have a seamless paper system.  Contact us for pricing.  The studio has a private room for in-person sales and a dedicated hair & makeup room.  Let's start creating!!


Studio 253 Rental Rates & Info

Available 7 Days/Week

Parking and Setup Information

Parking: There are plenty of options on St. Helens and within a few blocks of the studio.  Street parking is only $1/hour with a 2-hour maximum per payment.

Setup: There is a 30-minute loading zone in front of the guitar store.  Our front door is street level, right next to Club Silverstone.  Make sure to move your car and pay after unloading.


Full Day - 8 hours


Half-Day - 4 hours



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739 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA

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