About a year ago, I blogged about what makes a good photo studio or video stage from my point of view of running one for over 25 years. https://www.mccaddenspace.com/blog/makes-good-photo-video-rental-studio/
I recently re-read it and decided to turn it around to what the renter should expect in a photo studio. Use the following as your guide.
The best photo rental studio or video stage depends on the needs of your next job. But chances are you might have a short deadline in picking out one that is available once you get the go ahead from the client. Every job is different and so is every studio, so what to look for? Hopefully, you have enough time to scout the studio before hand; here’s my list of what to look for coming from someone who hears the compliments about my stage and the complaints about others. I bring all this up because McCaddenSpace has taken the time to solve all this potential pitfalls for you, but regardless of where you rent a photo studio be sure to ask these questions:
Hopefully, this helps as a general list of things to look for. Your requirements for dressing rooms, power, access, available light or blackout capability etc. will be specific to your job, but the foregoing is what to ask about. Ask, mom always said; it never hurts to ask!