Complete photo and multimedia studio designed for photographers, by photographers.
Founded to celebrate photography and the creative process,
Cobalt Studios in Portland is key to achieving your goals!
2,500 Square-Foot Studio
New to studio photography?
Break the Rules
If you see a prop in the studio and want to use it, as long as it’s not glued to the wall, you can use it.
Located in SE Portland
Our studio manager is always on site to help with all your needs.
Our COVID‑19 Health & Safety Measures
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it’s possible for the coronavirus to spread through touching an infected surface. Now more than ever, a clean space matters.
Safety Precautions in Effect
- Limiting guest count based on state and local capacity guidelines
- We provide a supply of disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, disposable gloves, and disposable masks for guests
- Wear a mask unless you are vaccinated
- Detailed cleanings with bleach to disinfect handles, light switches and surfaces
- Garage door may be opened to provide even more airflow
- Guests are asked to wash hands and practice good hygiene
- Guests who are not feeling well should stay home
The One Studio & Equipment You’ll Need
This platform is a thoughtfully designed space with countless shooting opportunities, state-of-the-art equipment and enough props to accent your efforts.
- Free wifi
- Bluetooth speaker and Alexa
- Tethering dock with monitor for Mac
- Internet Access
- Plenty of Parking
- Walk to local restaurants
- Easy Access to I-5, 1-84 and HWY 26
Our 1500 square foot Main Floor is unmatched in the Northwest. We have five shooting walls with more than a dozen variations for backgrounds.
Boudoir & Glam Studio
Our modern yet soft boudoir suite is designed for intimate and private sessions with many variations to shape the shot.
Product Photography Studio
Using many of the tools from our product shooting area, our baby station includes a 3 foot wide posing pillow, a large wicker bassinet, and a variety of props.
Use our fully equipped salon for model hair and make-up needs. Designed by local make-up artists and hair stylists, use of the the make-up area is included in the rental fee.
Studio Dressing Room
Our changing room is spacious and private. We include places to hang clothes as well as a three panel mirror, professional steamer and accommodations for long gowns.
Full Studio booking is only available by contacting Cobalt Studios PDX in advance.
Our lighting package includes three Profoto D2 Strobes (two 1000W and one 500W), one Westcott 59” Zeppelin Parabolic with internal focus, one 7′ Parabolic White Bounce Umbrella, one 21″ Profoto beauty dish with diffuser, two 4′ foot Octa Softbox with 50% Softgrid, one Profoto Zoom Reflector with gel holder, two Avenger 600 Booms and Avenger Rolling Stands and sandbags.
Meet the Team
At Cobalt Studios we are dedicated to proving the best experience possible. We are there to help along the way to make your shoot a success. From lighting tips to posing ideas, we are here for you.
Book Your Photo & Video Studio in Portland.
Check our availability and enjoy your favorite studio experience.
We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions for your convenience. If you have other questions, feel free to email our studio or give us a call!
Yes! We have special half and full day rates. Four hour minimum booking. Please call or email in advance to book.
Yes! We love bringing animals in the studio. Please be mindful to clean up after any messes and that the animal is under your control the entire time. Any products or studio property that is damaged by an animal brought into the studio must be replaced by the owner.
Yes! Someone will always be in the studio during your booking.
Yes! The private changing area is for main studio guests only. Only two models in the changing room at a time. Boudoir studio guests should change upstairs in our private changing area or check beforehand before using the main studio changing room.
We have multiple props, lighting equipment, and features at our studio! All we need is for you to bring your own camera. If you are unsure if we have something you need, give us a call or send us an email. We are more than happy to make sure we have all the equipment you need to make your session a success!