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Fynn Studio | All The Info You Need

Oh hey hey, thanks for wanting to know more about our studio space!


You've landed on the ABSOLUTE best spot to get all the info you need - videos, pics and 3D tours! We list every single item that is and isn't included in your booking in this post.

CONTENTS OF THIS ARTICLE

Use the below to jump to the sections you need:

  1. The basics

  2. What's included (furniture, prep areas, kitchenette and more!)

  3. What's not included (fun add-ons like prop hire, backdrops & coffee bar)

  4. Hosting an event at Fynn (all the extras we have for this!)




 


1. THE BASICS

HERE'S ALL THE INFO:

THE SPACE

Fynn studio is a 120 square meter natural light studio space located in Parktown North. We host photo and video shoots, as well as workshops and certain small scale events within our space.
​It features one full opaque plexiglass wall, which creates the most beautiful diffused light.

You will have sole use of the studio space during your booked time.




VIRTUAL TOUR


First up, step inside our virtual tour! We have a full 3D rendering of the space, for you to get a great idea of what you can expect - have a peek here. (UPDATED APRIL 2023)




DECOR REVAMP

We regularly update our studio space, and update this blog post at the same time - so that the images and videos in this post reflect the most recent changes to the space. All props, decor and furniture shown in these photos should be available during your booking (unless it's maybe in for repairs or similar). If there's something specific you'd definitely like during your booking, please chat to us on email during your booking process.

[MOST RECENT UPDATE: FEB 2023]


In Feb 2023, we did a decor revamp at Fynn to freshen up the space. All images and videos contained in this blog post show the most recent decor.


This video walk-through was shot in Oct 2023:


Please click on any of the images in this post in order to expand them:




 


2. WHAT'S INCLUDED



THE FURNITURE

Our studio comes with a selection of lifestyle furniture, designed to elevate your booking - you can utilise these in your shoots or events.


You will have access to all of the below furniture items (included in your booking fee):

- make-up station

- clothing rail

- changing room/bathroom

- kitchen island, counter, microwave, fridge

- a variety of plants

- wooden bench

- armchair

- bluetooth speaker

- wooden trestle table

- 2 x plastic trestle tables


You're welcome to move these items around as need be, please do return them to their original positions before the end of your time.



Just FYI: you are more than welcome to bring your own furniture, props or decor along to your session!



THE KITCHEN


Welcome to our mini kitchen area!


We recently upgraded this area with fresh textured paint, and beautiful custom made wooden floating kitchen island.


The kitchen is stocked with the following:


4 dinner plates

4 bowls

4 side plates

8 mugs

4 water glasses

6 champagne glasses

6 wine glasses

cutlery for 6 people





PREP AREA


We have a small prep area set up for you - designed to make your booking streamlined and efficient!


>>> MAKE-UP STATION & WARDROBE RAIL:


>>> BATHROOM/CHANGE ROOM:

We now have two portable pop-up change rooms, which you're more than welcome to utilise for your booking. They're great for easy changes throughout a shoot, or for trying on clothes during a clothing pop-up sale!


>>> PRODUCTION AREA:

Coming in for a big full day shoot? Let us know ahead of time, and we'll make sure the studio is fully set up with production areas for you.


Please do note that the space is ONE BIG ROOM - there is no separate green room or prep/client room. However with 120 square meters to play with, there's lots of space to prep, create and play! These additional items are INCLUDED in your booking fee, should you like to use them:

- 3 x fold-out trestle tables

- 5 x fold-out chairs

- white table cloths






PAINTED WALLS & TEXTURES:


THE BIG GREY WALL


There is also a giant grey wall at the one end of the studio. This is great for a more minimalist, clean feel, or for setting up your own styled areas or your own backdrops.


This wall is a light grey, not white. It will photograph at slightly different shades, at different times of day, and under different camera settings.



OUTDOOR AREA


You are welcome to use the outdoor area directly outside our studio space.


Please do note the studio is part of a multi-use office space. Please be considerate to our neighbours, and do not shoot directly outside the other offices, especially during the week. Our assistant will be there during your booking to help guide you to the allocated shoot spots.


Please do note that smoking is only allowed in the parking lot, by the front gate.




THE LIGHT


As a natural light studio, we are passionate about how glorious the light inside our space is - we LOVE it!

We've recorded some video walk-throughs of the different times of day, so you can experience the light for yourself, and know which time of day is best for you to book.


Here it is.

Please note that our studio DOES NOT come with any studio lights or gear.

You are welcome to bring your own, or rent from Glow Hire.




ASSISTANCE


You will meet one of our amazing studio assistants on the day of your booking - she'll be there to check you in, and make fab delish cappuccinos throughout your day!


(These drinks and snacks are available for purchase on the day through Snapscan or your banking app)



PARKING


We can fit about 3-5 small cars inside our parking bays. We do suggest that if you have more attendees than that, that you uber/carpool.


Also, chat to us about hiring our lovely security guy to watch the cars outside.



 

fynn is a bespoke photographic studio,

and as such we cannot allow the following on the premises:


braais/barbecues/fires

pets/animals

food trucks

jumping castles


please do kindly treat our space with respect.


 

 



3. WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED



THE ADD-ONS


We love offering MORE! So we've created a fun styling section, packed with optional add-ons for you to use during your booking.

Our styling add-ons are currently charged for all of the below items. Please ask for the prices via email or in studio.

Please chat to us before your booking to check on the current colour of the painted backdrops (we'll be updating these every few months), and to see what our styling section currently contains.


- 1 x styling cupboard, packed with props in pinks, brass, creams and browns

- 1 x set of styling boards (six boards, with a variety of fab textures and tones)

- 1 x set of arched & square backdrops (these are painted fresh colour and prints every few months)

- 1 x inflatable queen sized bed and white linen


Please let us know ahead of time should you like to use the bed, as it takes 20 minutes to inflate, so our team will start this before you arrive.


These items are OPTIONAL add-ons, you are more than welcome to bring along your own props and decor for your session.

BACKDROPS, SCREENS AND STYLING BOARDS:

Yes - we now have backdrop stands and rolls at the studio too!

Please note there is an ADDITIONAL fee charged for the rental of our backdrop stands and rolls. The rolls are half-width (approximately 1.38 meters wide).




STYLING CUPBOARD AND PROPS:


THE BED:

Please let us know ahead of time should you like to use the bed, as it takes 20 minutes to inflate, so our team will start this before you arrive.



COFFEE & TEAS


As another fun add-on, we have coffee, tea and waters available for purchase via snapscan during your booking. This includes absolutely delicious cappuccinos!



SNACKS


We know shoots are hungry-work, so have recently added a snack bar to our space, yay!


You are however more than welcome to bring in your own catering or snacks for your shoot. Please let us know ahead of time, so we can set up a spare trestle table for your snack/catering area. Please bring your own tablecloths.




More questions? Head to our FAQ page here, or pop us an email xx



"Everything from starting the booking process to the service received on the day of my booking, was nothing short of fantastic! The Fynn Studio team is efficient and so accommodating. Thanks for a great experience, I will definitely be back again soon!" - Kelly Brazier


 


4. EVENTS AT FYNN


We do host certain small scale events at Fynn - particularly workshops, wellness classes, pop-ups and some intimate gatherings. Email us to find out if we can accommodate your event.



WHAT WE HAVE

The studio is well stocked for events up to 20 people - including crockery, cutlery and glassware.


Should you like to host an event or workshop in our space, please do feel free to bring in any other catering, bar, tablecloths, cutlery and crockery requirements.

The kitchen does not have a stove or hotplates, please feel free to bring your own.




WHAT WE CAN ORGANISE FOR YOU

Please contact us should you like us to organise any of these additional services for you:


- catering

- AV supplies (TVs, projectors, sound systems etc)

- event photography

- head shot photos for your guests


We will add a small admin fee onto your quotation, in order to arrange these add-ons.




 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:


BEFORE AND AFTER

Love a before and after as much as we do? Below you can watch a little video of what the studio looked like when we first opened - and our first decor look and feel, and then the most recent revised decor look and feel in October 2021:


OUR RATES


Feel free to browse through all our rates here.



OUR CALENDAR


We want to make it as easy for you as possible to plan your shoot - so we've popped our studio's calendar up online - here it is.


Please note that standard rates are charged from Monday-Sunday 9am-5pm for lifestyle photographic sessions of no more than 15 people. Please contact us for a custom quote for a session outside of those hours or specifications.



BOOKINGS


We handle all our bookings and communications on email:

hello@fynn-studio.com



"Fynn Studio is the perfect space for photographers. The staff and booking process was so professional and I and my clients loved using the space (and its light) on the day." - Kandi Fivaz
 

 

fynn is a bespoke photographic studio,

and as such we cannot allow the following on the premises:


braais/barbecues/fires

pets/animals

food trucks

jumping castles


please do kindly treat our space with respect.


 





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