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Studio 253 ~ Tacoma Photography Studio ~ Kelli Hodges Photography ~ Studio Rental

  Studio 253 is located at 708 Broadway in the heart of the theater district downtown Tacoma.

With Antique Row out the front door, and Opera Alley Court C out the back door it’s a photographers paradise!

This 900 square foot space has a 13 foot ceiling, and beautiful exposed brick.

 It is a full working studio with lights, sets, changing area, dry hair & makeup area, and five huge windows to allow for amazing natural light.

The views out the windows just don’t get better than this…Old City Hall, The Clock Tower Building!

You’ll never go hungry sharing the same floor as Over the Moon Cafe, and walking distance to Puget Sound Pizza, PSP, Stink, Amocat Cafe, and The Mix.

Seriously, the best of both worlds…a beautiful, secure, private in-door photography studio, and outside the graffiti garages, spanish steps, the Pantages Theater, the Rialto, and Wright Park!

Studio 253 is available for rent on a half day or daily basis.

 If you are a photographer interested in studio space, please give me a call 253.224.8040 or shoot me an email

 Lighting, extra gear, stands are on site and available for rent, as well.

I LOVE Tacoma!

Studio 253 completely blew away any of my expectations. It is literally boudoir heaven! Really, it was love at first sight. As a photographer, the abundance of natural light was like angels singing from the sky welcoming me into the studio. There is a huge variance of props and furniture, so you’ll never get board. It is a very large studio, yet still has an extremely intimate feel. I live about 2 hours away from the studio, but I recommend booking this studio to every single one of my boudoir clients. It is SO worth it! You will not be disappointed.

-Melissa J. Soule

Located on the Second Floor of the Passages Building

Secure, Private & Professional




The views out the windows

Opera Alley Court C is located out the back entrance

The Graffiti Garage & The Spanish Steps on Broadway out the front entrance

December 11, 2015 - 11:14 pm

Monica - Hello,

I’m interested in your photography studio and I wanted to ask about rates, both for half day and full day. Thank you!

All the best,
Monica Malveaux

December 14, 2015 - 8:02 pm

Michael - I would like to rent the studio tomorrow morning for a least 2 hours if possible.

Michael 253 886 6163

December 28, 2015 - 10:30 pm

antoinette lambert - I was wondering how much it was to rent the studio for a half day or a few hrs?

January 27, 2016 - 10:37 am

Patty scarola - Hi Kelli, I was interested in getting pictures of the boys . I don’t need a large package just a few to pick from for our family room wall. I don’t know what you have available for this Saturday afternoon. Tony has bball game at 1:30 so after that ? Ok we will talk soon!!

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