The main studio used is Hive Sudios 66 Old Milton Rd, New Milton BH25 6DX. Convenient for Lymington and certainly the southern part of the New Forest. Cost of studio hire will be factored into session fees. Hive studios are small pet and dog friendly
Link to their website here
There are two parking places on site, limited time parking bays in Old Milton Rd, the studio is opposite Furze Croft which has unlimited parking. Reasonably near to the railway station on the line to Bournemouth and Brockenhurst, New Forest, but only served by stopping trains
The studio has a wide range of facilities, including a shower, changing rooms and refreshment facilities. There is a Tesco Express with cashpoint a few minutes walk away.
There is also a second studio at Chandler's ford, near Romsey, Hampshire address, The IncuHive Space, Mayflower Close, Chandler's Ford Industrial Estate, Eastleigh Hampshire, SO53 4AR
The Portable Studio has a wide range of equipment, and is designed around dogs, small pets and headshots of people and horses. It can offer continuous lighting or flash. It can operate with or without mains electricity
4x continuous lighting heads, 2x 5 bulb, 2x 4 bulb mains operated. These are upgrades of the cheap flourescent lighting kits, the diffuser material replaced, the bulbs give a CRI of 100, and capable of being dimmed
LED portable lights to come
5 x Speedlites with remote triggers (for most dogs and other small animals a single light with reflectors usually is sufficient, since usually flat lighting (with the light source basically in the same direction as the camera) is employed.
Lighting accessories, modifiers
Softboxes up to 100 x 70
Snoots both for mains and speedlites
Umbrellas - investing in larger sizes than the "standard" 33 inch which came with the lighting kit. White, silver/black, off white/grey
Backdrops Various colours and patterns. I have recently aquired several black curtains which make ideal backdrops
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