I've been having the hardest time figuring out where to finally put my in home photography studio. Honestly, I really want it down in the basement. However, with the crazy spring rains these past years, one of which flooded our basement, I'm fearful of putting my expensive photography furniture down there...ever.
Two years ago, we had transformed a spare bed room into my photography room. It had two great areas for photos. A little nook:
And a huge wall that could fit two backdrops:
Unbeknownst to us at the time, it would be transformed a few years later into our baby boy's nursery.
However, I was getting bookings left and right for newborn photos as well as winter toddler sessions. I needed a studio. The other room we had was a secondary living space upstairs. We were planning on using it as a media room for the kids when they get older.
However, there was no reason the space had to be empty until then. For my photography studio, I needed a space that had a flat surface. We did not have the time nor the moolah to put in hardwoods.
After watching a couple episodes of Income Property, I got some inspiration from Scott McGillivray to figure out how to make this upstairs room into a usable studio space.
Ryan got some 2 x 4's as well as plywood, and basically made me a platform that m backdrops could sit on! The best thing about them is that they can be easily torn apart once we decide we didn't want the studio any longer.
My backdrops hang with removable Velcro strips!
We also have an adjoined room upstairs that consists of mostly my scrapbooking. However, one wall is dedicated to newborn photography props. Yup. I have an addiction.
The room is not 100% complete, but I did want to show you what I have done to this point!