Studio Musta & Valkoinen (Finnish for “Black & White”) is a downtown Helsinki rental studio, built and operated by photographers. The studio is open by appointment Mon-Sun. The cyclorama studio’s rental price includes grip and lighting. We are your choice for an easy and central location – use our grip & light or bring your own familiar equipment. Rental all day 700€ + VAT or half day 350€ + VAT (8:00-13:00 or 13:00-18:00).

Left: Samuli Karala photographing Aaron Sirainen
Right: Anselme Nsango by Samuli Karala for Known and Published

The L-shaped studio space is 85 square meters (914 sq ft), and features a 4.5×4.5m cyclorama wall with a rounded corner, floor and ceiling. Your widest perspective is 6.5m (diagonal) with disappearing background (see references below). Max shooting distance from wall to cyclorama is 13m (about 42 ft). The rounded ceiling and corner makes the cyc wall perfect for vertical smartphone videos, among one of things.

Left: Laura Ogannesian by Samuli Karala for Known and Published
Right: BTS by Samuli Karala with Pyry Itkonen of Long Story Short. Ceiling height is 3.35m, or infinity as shown in photos
Cloud back-up your work almost instantly with our premium internet connection. Your clients can attend the shoot from their home or office thanks to Capture Pilot
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Every Broncolor LED, strobe and flash light in our inventory is compatible with any light modifier at your disposal. This gives you the same look in combined video/still shoots.

Rental studio is located in downtown Helsinki

Address and contact information
Studio Musta & Valkoinen, Johanneksentie 8, FI-00120 Helsinki, Finland
Tel. (studio) +358 400 516 716 or book us via email

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Easy access via street level entrance. Four electric car charging points in front of the studio door and Helsinki street parking.

Local services
Dozens of restaurants, cafés and bars in the neighborhood. The nearest taxi station is 30m from our studio door.

Smart studio accessories
Interior lights are smart LEDs, individually adjustable to desired color temperature. In addition to interior lights, the studio possesses a wide range of strobe and daylight/color LEDs for photo and videography use.

Every single grip in our inventory is black – no more unwanted chrome reflections in high res still photography.
BTS by Vilhelm Sjöström: Samuli Karala photographing Martina Aitolehti
Broncolor LED F160, Move 1200, MobiLED 1600, Siros L800 WiFi, Pulso G 3200, Ringflash 3200, Scoro 3200S, Scoro 1600S, Para 133, Para 88… plus every single Broncolor softbox and reflector in production.

Crew accessories
Make-up and hair artists have a dedicated mirror corner with adjustable chair, workdesk, precision working light adjustable from tungsten to daylight. Style has a steamer for perfecting clothes as well as 7 meters of clothing racks and plenty of coat hangers. Dressing room and toilet provide privacy for changing clothes. Mini-kitchen is equipped with basic tools, including a mid-sized refridgerator, coffee maker (fresh roasted beans are on the house), water cooker, micro-wave oven and dish-washing machine. Nearest food store is next block.

Internet access and WiFi
The studio is equipped with a fast guest network for customers. Bring your own music and stream it to our B&O M5 multiroom speaker system. rental price
Studio full day (09-17) incl. grip & lights 700€ +VAT 24%
Half day (08-13 or 13-18, 4 hours) 350 EUR +VAT 24%

Optional services:
Mint white infinity, paint dry on arrival 102 EUR + VAT 24%
PhaseONE IQ4 system rental 490€ +VAT 24%
PhaseONE IQ160 system rental 260€ +VAT 24%
Nikon F D850 system rental 200€ + VAT 24%
Studio assistant (8h) 350€ + VAT 24%
Assistant photographer & digital operator (8h) 550€ + VAT 24%
Questions? Give us a WhatsApp or voice call on +358 50 540 9609

Late cancellation fee (24h) 50% invoiced
No show fee 100% invoiced
Bookings confirmed min. 48h in advance

Payment: Credit card on location (charged including VAT 24%) or invoiced to EU VAT registered company (EU intra-sales directive VAT 0%). Payment is settled before or at the start of the production date with payment terms 14 days net.