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About us


Studio 2 is a photography studio for hire based in Ryde. Aimed at amateur and professional photographers and artist our facility is perfect for total beginners, those wanting to hone their skills or simply make creative imagery.


Our history

Tucked away in Ryde on the Isle of Wight we provide a fantastic studio space for fashion shoots, creative projects, wedding and portrait photography. With some of the best photographic studio equipment on the Isle of Wight and on hand skilled professionals, we offer a unique opportunity to photographers, artists and designers, fashion designers, students, art models, hair stylists and make up artists.


Mark Bate

Studio 2 Chief, Mark Davy-Jones, is a creative art-nude photographer with professional knowledge, which he shares in his 1-2-1 tuition and group workshops. Director of branding, graphics and communications company, Bate Brand Communications, Mark offers the full package to companies looking for a brand overhaul with professional photography to ramp up their business.


Our people

Studio 2 has strong connections with photographers and models. Whether you need a model for a location shoot, a studio shoot or a photographer to help build your portfolio, Studio 2 has the network to provide options for your requirements. In-house photography company, Isle Click Photography, is on-hand for family photos, pet portraits, business headshots and more domestic photography services.


Our equipment


Yep, you read that right... all the equipment here is included in the £20 an hour for Studio Hire. It is generally geared towards fashion/artistic shoots with a Bowens' Hi-Glide suspended flash lighting system, our white Infinity Curve, Bowens' professional 500w flash lights and radio transmitters, Lenarta wind tunnel out ready to use and various reflectors, coloured paper backgrounds, soft boxes, fashion items and props on stand by.

We don't charge for the use of the equipment, but if you borrow clothes from our fashion rail we do ask for a nominal fee of £2 for dry cleaning. You will also be held responsible for any damage/breakages that occur during your time in the Studio.

For a full set of Terms and Conditions, please ask a member of staff.