Ludlow Studios

Boutique photo and video shoots, launch parties and event space.

About Ludlow Studios

Ludlow Studios is the Lower East Side boutique photo studio, video studio, event space and culture house. When you book Ludlow Studios, you get 2,300 square feet of private, ground floor space. See what clients are doing at Ludlow Studios.

Ludlow Studios Clients

Clients include international brands like Elle, New Balance, Nike, HUF, Kenzo + downtown creatives like Orchard Street Runners, Alldayeveryday, Wiissa and Lemonade NY. Check out our full list of clients or book Ludlow.

Your Private Studios

2,300 square-foot space with 500 feet of makeup, wardrobe and prep space. Our 11x17x21′ 90-degree full-cove cyc is perfect for shoots and our 250-person capacity and three bathrooms are perfect for events. Check out full specs below.

Photo + Video Shoots

Elle, Lucky Mag, New Balance, Vogue, Condé Nast, Maxim, All Day Everyday, Lemonade, East + Pleasant, Land-See, Chromista, Jungles in Paris all choose Ludlow Studios.

Events + Launch Parties

Nike, Glossier, Associated Mag, Bo Concept, Smart Car, HUF, The Know Mag, Orchard Street Running Club, MIT Sloan, Reif Larsen, Nineteenth Amendment all choose Ludlow.

Press Previews + Art Shows

Razorfish, Brachfeld Gallery, True Religion, Gravure, Paul + Williams, Waltzing Matilda, Steve Madden, Sala Menendez and Wiissa all choose Ludlow.

Space Specs

  • 40 Ludlow St. between Hester and Grand
  • F, J, M, Z, B, D subway within blocks
  • Ground floor
  • Rollaway window big enough for a car
  • Roll gate and blackout curtains
  • Street parking
  • Soundproofed space and quiet street
  • 2,300 sq-ft photo, video, event space
  • 500 sq-ft back of house/wardrobe/makeup
  • 11x17x21’ 90-degree full-cove cyclorama
  • 250-person capacity standing; 150 sitting
  • 12’ ceilings
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3 handmade 8’ Carolina ash tables, 1 DJ table
  • In-house EQ and photo equipment
  • 300 MB/S WiFi with Apple TV
  • 11-speaker QSC wireless audio system
  • QSC MX700 amp with 350 watts per channel
  • Mackie 402VLZ4 4-channel mixer
  • 14 ceiling outlets for customized lighting
  • 2600-lumen Epson Home Cinema projector

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Blake Lively Designed Another Dress For Preserve & It Might Be Her Best Creation Yet

Lindsey Thornburg’s collaborative dress with Blake Lively is the new summer hit

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Another day, another winning collaboration for Preserve. Blake Lively showed off another dress she designed for her own clothing line to be sold on the lifestyle website. The actress took to social media to show off what she calls her favorite piece, a colorful dress that she created in

It's Official: Eva Chen Is Leaving 'Lucky' Magazine

Farewell to the Lucky editor-in-chief: Eva Chen

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On Thursday, Lucky editor-in-chief Eva Chen confirmed that she was leaving the magazine. Read more Is Becoming an E-Commerce Site In a series of tweets and an Instagram post, Chen wrote the following messages. 1/This morning I made an announcement to the team @LuckyMagazine that I will be transitioning from the brand in the coming months.

The 10 Best Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Brands for Your Baby

The 10 Best Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Brands for Your Baby

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The best way to celebrate Earth Day today? Incorporate eco-conscious, environmentally, and ethically minded items into your child-care routine, and help ensure a greener, happier future. A fresh crop of brands has appeared with offerings for new moms that are sustainable, charitable, and completely cute.


Daniel Hibbert’s first solo exhibition : Timeless at Ludlow Studios

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Ludlow Studios presents the first solo exhibition dedicated exclusively to the work of Brooklyn-based artist Daniel Hibbert. Timeless provides a unique opportunity to explore history in the United States from the 1940s to the present through art and music. Organized chronologically, the exhibition’s narrative is divided into "decades" installed throughout the gallery.

The Downtowners

Downtown Creatives Celebrated by Interview Magazine

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The area below 14th Street in Manhattan has long been synonymous with the cutting edge-in cool, in youth culture, and in creative endeavor. While "downtown" no longer refers to a physical space any more than "Hollywood" does, it is still a powerful place of mind.

Return to a Time When Artists Could Afford to Live in NYC

Return to a Time When Artists Could Afford to Live in NYC

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McDarrah, even though he’s part of the reason you’ve heard of Kerouac, Warhol, and de Kooning. The Village Voice photographer hung out with New York’s artists, literati, and pop icons, snapping ocular proof that, decades ago, creative types really could afford to live in New York. Some of McDarrah’s best pictures, drawn largely from his 1961 book, The Artist’s World, are on view at New York’s Steven Kasher Gallery.


ArtRx NYC – Events

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This week, activism is the theme, with an exhibition centered on musical resistance, another featuring political posters, and a conference devoted to helping artists find and keep affordable workspaces. There’s also the first staging of a Harlem Renaissance opera in 87 years … and don’t forget to join us tomorrow night at Housing Works Bookstore for Hyperallergic IRL!

NYC Street Artists Design Sneakers Protesting FIFA Scandal

NYC Street Artists Design Sneakers Protesting FIFA Scandal

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Unless you’re completely entrenched in the NBA Finals, or maybe the early stages of the 2015 MLB season, you know a thing or two about what’s going on with FIFA: scandals, corruption, bribery – and that’s just to name a few. With all that’s taken place over the past few weeks, it called for the resignation [ ] The post NYC Street Artists Design Sneakers Protesting FIFA Scandal appeared first on Nice Kicks.