Community News 


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 😷

A 6m x 3.5m space comprising of two large white plaster walls, background system for paper rolls (BYO paper or hire upon request) and grey painted concrete floor. Studio space can be fully curtained off for privacy.

The small studio is suitable for up to 3 person crews only. Not suitable for film crew.

Small Studio

  • 6m white plaster wall x 3.5m white plaster wall
  • Black curtain divider
  • Wall mounting system for paper roll backgrounds (2.7m width); BYO paper roll
View floorplan 
Enquire here 

Full day $275 (10 hours, 8am–6pm)
Half day $200 (5 hours, 8am–1pm or 1pm–6pm)


  • To see the range of plinths for hire, click here
  • Paper backgrounds: $40 to floor (up to 3 meters) $60 full length (up to 6 meters) + $20 per damaged meter
  • Overtime: $80 per hour (pre and post booking time)
  • The Lounge space: $100
  • Super Boom with Stand (Manfrotto 025B): $60/day
  • Jiffy J 2000 commercial steamer: $55/day
  • Floor repaint: $120 (Semi Gloss interior ideal for concrete)