How to Turn a Private Studio into a Side Business

March 18, 2016

By Conor Risch

Courtesy David Wentworth

The interior of David Wentworth’s studio, in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square neighborhood. Wentworth started renting the studio because he didn’t want it to sit empty when he wasn’t using it, he says. 

In our March Studio Issue PDN spoke with photographers across the country who’ve built studios that provide them space to work, to host clients and subjects, and to experiment creatively. One of the ways studio owners can defray some of the cost of maintaining is by making their studios available for rent—for photo and video productions, and for events. Jeremy...

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