covered. studios

Covered Studios is an affordable photography space located in Brookvale on the Northern Beaches, about 5 minutes from Manly Beach. It is part of All Bases Covered, a design, website and publication company. We use the space primarily for our product and styling shoots for COVERED. Magazine, our client websites and client design projects.   

The studio is suitable for a variety of shoot types including product, advertising, fashion and portraiture. Perfect for small projects, photography students and professionals requiring a space on the northern beaches and avoids travel to the city.  Easy access for larger items with our roller door entry and includes kitchen facilities and parking space.  

The Studio

The studio is ground floor with high ceilings and easy access suitable for photographing product, advertising, fashion and portraiture stills.

Studio Features:

  • Size of the studio -  
    7.5m x 6m  x 4.5m

  • Cyclorama Wall -
    4m wide x 4m height
    x 3m deep

  • Ceiling Height 4m

  • Easy access

  • Reverse Cycle 
    Air conditioning

  • Bathroom

  • kitchenette

  • WIFI

  • Ipod dock stereo

Limited additional equipment is available for hire for an extra charge. Please see our list below.


Policies and Additional Information

Studio space is best suited for group sizes to a maximum of 4-6 people. You must advise us prior to arrival if you are going to exceed this number.

Kitchenette facilities are available but limited to cover group sizes of no more then 4-6 people. We will provide free tea and instant coffee. There are plenty of cafes nearby which are all open Monday to Saturday and can provide catering. However be aware that the majority of cafes and food outlets close by are closed on Sundays.

Westfield Warringah Mall is located within a 5 minute drive and 15 minute walk which is open Monday through Sunday and will be able to not only provide food and beverage options for you but also any additional supplies you may need. For their operating hours please check their website.

All inclusions are as per outlined here and within your confirmation email. Anything outside of this will be your responsibility to arrange and at your own expense.

Studio space is to be left in a clean and orderly rate. The hirer is responsible for any damage caused by those attending the shoot, including but not limited to, clients, crew, family and friends. Any damage caused to the studio could result in loss of bond.  

Hire time starts from when the first person arrives and finishes when the last person leaves. Any hire outside the pre allocated time will be charged at the overtime rate.


The Studio is available for hire Monday – Sunday between the hours of 8am – 5pmHire outside these hours is on a request basis.


Monday - Friday

Half Day (8am – 12pm or 1pm – 5pm) $275

Full Day (8am – 5pm) $350

Hourly Rate (minimum 2 hours & billed half hour
increments) $40 per half hour

Overtime: $50 per hour

Saturday and Sunday

Half Day (10am – 1pm or 2pm – 5pm ) $285

Full Day (10am – 5pm) $360

Hourly Rate (minimum 2 hours & billed half hour
increments) $40 per half hour

Overtime: $50 per hour

Hire includes:

  • White Cyclorama wall
  • Free Wifi
  • Kitchenette facilities inclusive
    of tea & coffee
  • Reverse Cycle Air conditioning
  • Roller-door access for
    large items
  • 1x Car Space


For all enquiries, call

(02) 8964 6545



Payment methods accepted; Direct Deposit, Cash, Visa and Mastercard.

Deposit is 50% of total hire fee and is due at time of booking. Balance remaining is due at time of hire. A Bond is required to be paid at time of deposit.

In case of cancellations, deposit and bond is refundable 72 hours prior to studio hire. For any cancellations within 72 hours, the bond is 100 % refundable and deposit is 100% non refundable but can be used towards rescheduling the studio hire.

Bond required for all hire durations. Bond is $100 and refundable within 48 hours of hire period providing there has been no damage to the studio. If the Cyclorama wall has extensive discolouration damage outside normal wear and tear from a shoot, a repaint fee of $20 will be deducted from the bond.

Additional Extras and Equipment Available to hire


Elinchrom BRX500

with stands (x 3) with Elinchrom Portalite Softbox 66 x 66cm

$20 per light for half day

$25 per light for full day


Elinchrom BX500Ri

with stands (x 1) with Elinchrim Rotalux Octa Softbox Deep 150cm

$20 per light  for half day

$25 per light for full day




Epson EH TW550 Projector with mini display
port (x 1) 
 with Male to HDMI female  adapter

1 x 20 pin mini display port (male)

1 x HDMI (female)

$20 for half day

$25 for full day



X-Rite colourchecker – passport

Raw colour power control and creativity from capture to edit (x 1)

$10 half or full day

Elinchrim Skyport

Transmitter Speed (x 1)

$15 half or full day


Lastolite Tri-Flip reflector

8:1 Reflector (x 1)

$10 half or full day