Community News 


New additions to the Gale Street Studio plinth family.  For hire individually or as a set. Click here to see a pricelist. 


We’re looking for one new person to occupy one of our front offices. This would suit a photographer or videographer but we will consider other creatives. 24hr access, private office/storage, discounted studio hire. Available from 1st May 2022. For more information, check out the full listing on Creative Spaces. 


Happy new year! To accomodate changing circumstances, we have made a few simple changes to our offerings and hire rates. As of February 1st, the only hire option for weekends is Whole Studio (Full Day) for $650. To see all our new hire rates, click here. 


Lockdown is ending and we’ll be reopening from Friday 5th November!  🥳


We have plinths for hire! Click here to see a pricelist. 


Another day, another set of Stage 4 coronavirus restrictions. We’ll be closed for a few days, but look forward to seeing everyone as of Thursday 18th February 🤞🏼


Big congrats to Lachie Stonehouse, for taking out the GSS Excellence in Staged Photogaphy at this year’s CCP Salon. We love his piece, titled ‘Madonna and Child Resting with a Gingham Napkin’ 2020. 


GSS Recommends: Magic Hour, Conversations on Photography. A monthly podcast with a gentle focus on queer image-makers. 


Our friends at Centre for Contemporary Photography are calling for entries to the 2020 ILFORD CCP Salon — supported by Milieu, Australia’s largest open-entry photomedia exhibition. 

Enter before December 11th for a chance to win one of 33 prizes, including the GSS Excellence in Staged Photography - 2 x Whole Day Big Studio hire, valued at $660. 

Click here for more info!


Shot at GSS by Jess Brohier. Visit Schon! to see the full editorial.


We are now accepting booking for November and December. It’s great to be back!


Did you notice our fancy new digs? The brilliant minds at Both did a spectacular job redesigning our website. Show these legends some love at ✌️️  


On set with Laura Du Vé.


We’re proud as punch to be sponsoring the Melbourne Polytechnic Diploma of Photography and Photoimaging graduate exhibition again this year. With restrictions permitting, it’s going to be held at the Inner Space Gallery in December (date TBC). 


Lucy Tolan ceramics, shot at GSS by Shelley Horan 📸


GSS is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 stage 4 restrictions 😷

This 7m x 6m space comprises of a white plaster wall and a white painted brick wall with high ceiling trusses and a white painted concrete floor. Big Studio hire includes use of the surrounding meeting space and hair and make up area.

The big studio is suitable for up to 8 person crews only. Film crews need to hire the whole studio.

Big Studio

  • 7m white plaster wall x 6m of white brick wall
  • 45 square meters of painted white floor / shooting space
  • Change room plus hair and make-up station
  • C-stands (pending availability)
  • Jiffy J 2000 Commercial Steamer
View floorplan 
Enquire here 

RATES (inc. GST)
Full day $400 (8am–6pm) n/a weekends
Half day $300 (8am–1pm or 1pm–6pm) n/a weekends


  • To see the range of plinths for hire, click here
  • Paper backgrounds: $120 full length
  • Overtime: $90 per hour (pre and post booking time)
  • Floor repaint upon request: $150 (Semi Gloss interior ideal for concrete)