ABOUT THE SPACE

14ft(h) Ceilings.

900 Square feet of furnished space.

1000 Square feet of empty

 space.

4000 Square feet of rootop

 space.

40 feet long Catwalk space.

WiFi Internet included.

Large NATURAL LIGHT windows. 

Two 5ft(w) by 11ft(h) windows.

20 colors seamless background paper 

three 7ft(w) X 14ft(h) white seamless walls 

One 30ft(w) x 8ft(h) mirror wall

ONE 4ft(w) X 14ft(h) white seamless wall

  PAPER BACKGROUND COLORS, INCLUDING BLACK AND WHITE (CHECK AVAILABILITY)

PAPER BACKGROUND COLORS, INCLUDING BLACK AND WHITE (CHECK AVAILABILITY)

NIXON STUDIO RENTAL
460 RACE STREET
HOLYOKE MA, 01040
413 342 7232

CALL NIXON THE OWNER

nixon studio rental observes a non-compete policy and will never share your clients



NIXON WILL BE WITH YOU TO ASSIST WITH MAKING FOOD ORDERS, GETTING YOU ORIENTED IN THE BUILDING, AND HELP WITH YOUR BASIC SETUP AND LIGHTING NEEDS.

BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT BELOW

VIDEO IS $100 PER HOUR SELECT PHOTO THEN ADD-ON

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STUDIO EQUIPMENT ADD-ONS

For some of the highest quality in imaging, we use the Mamiya 645DF+, producing true-to-life color accuracy, clarity and depth, with Scheider optics, the highest quality glass in the world, a package many levels above and superior to any high-end Nikon or Canon camera. The Mamiya/Phase One is a high-end photography device, reserved for select clientele, particularly in the product, advertising or fine art categories.

 *must request 2 weeks in advance

*must request 2 weeks in advance


  NIKON D810 DSLR CAMERA    36.3MP FX-FORMAT CMOS SENSOR    FULL HD 1080P VIDEO AT 60/30/24 FPS   14-BIT RAW FILES AND 12-BIT RAW S FORMAT  EXPEED 4 IMAGE PROCESSOR  NO OPTICAL LOW PASS FILTER  3.2" 1,229K-DOT LCD MONITOR  MULTI-CAM 3500FX 51-POINT AF SENSOR  NATIVE ISO 12800, EXTENDED TO ISO 51200  5 FPS SHOOTING AT FULL RESOLUTION  ELECTRONIC FRONT CURTAIN SHUTTER

NIKON D810 DSLR CAMERA

36.3MP FX-FORMAT CMOS SENSOR

FULL HD 1080P VIDEO AT 60/30/24 FPS

14-BIT RAW FILES AND 12-BIT RAW S FORMAT

EXPEED 4 IMAGE PROCESSOR

NO OPTICAL LOW PASS FILTER

3.2" 1,229K-DOT LCD MONITOR

MULTI-CAM 3500FX 51-POINT AF SENSOR

NATIVE ISO 12800, EXTENDED TO ISO 51200

5 FPS SHOOTING AT FULL RESOLUTION

ELECTRONIC FRONT CURTAIN SHUTTER

 THIS 60" (150 CM)  DYNALITE OCTAGON BOX  FROM RIME LITE IS AN 8-SIDED SOFTBOX WHICH IS DESIGNED TO OFFER THE ULTIMATE IN SOFT LIGHT WITH CONSISTENT EDGE-TO-EDGE COVERAGE.  8-SIDED SOFTBOX   SOFT, WRAP-AROUND LIGH T  LIGHTWEIGHT RODS  COLORFAST MATERIAL  UV COATING ELIMINATES BLUE CAST

THIS 60" (150 CM) DYNALITE OCTAGON BOX FROM RIME LITE IS AN 8-SIDED SOFTBOX WHICH IS DESIGNED TO OFFER THE ULTIMATE IN SOFT LIGHT WITH CONSISTENT EDGE-TO-EDGE COVERAGE.

8-SIDED SOFTBOX

SOFT, WRAP-AROUND LIGHT

LIGHTWEIGHT RODS

COLORFAST MATERIAL

UV COATING ELIMINATES BLUE CAST

 THIS 71" (180 CM)  DYNALITE GRAND BOX  FROM RIME LITE IS A ROUNDED 16-SIDED SOFTBOX WHICH IS DESIGNED TO OFFER THE ULTIMATE IN SOFT LIGHT WITH CONSISTENT EDGE-TO-EDGE COVERAGE.  16-SIDED SOFTBOX   SOFT, WRAP-AROUND LIGHT   COLORFAST MATERIAL  UV COATING ELIMINATES BLUE CAST  *NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

THIS 71" (180 CM) DYNALITE GRAND BOX FROM RIME LITE IS A ROUNDED 16-SIDED SOFTBOX WHICH IS DESIGNED TO OFFER THE ULTIMATE IN SOFT LIGHT WITH CONSISTENT EDGE-TO-EDGE COVERAGE.

16-SIDED SOFTBOX

SOFT, WRAP-AROUND LIGHT

COLORFAST MATERIAL

UV COATING ELIMINATES BLUE CAST

*NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

  BEAUTY DISH REFLECTOR   -SOFT BUT CRISP LIGHT QUALITY  -OFFERS CONTRAST AND TEXTURE  -NATURAL CATCHLIGHTS IN EYES

BEAUTY DISH REFLECTOR

-SOFT BUT CRISP LIGHT QUALITY

-OFFERS CONTRAST AND TEXTURE

-NATURAL CATCHLIGHTS IN EYES


 THE  PROFOTO ACUTE 2-D4  MODULAR FLASH HEAD DESIGN FEATURES A CIRCULAR, HEAVY DUTY, QUARTZ FLASH TUBE AND UV COATED PROTECTION DOME THAT SURROUNDS BOTH THE FLASH TUBE AND THE 250W MODELING LIGHT. IT PROVIDES EVEN, CONSISTENT ILLUMINATION. ALL LAMP HEAD CABLES FEATURE PROFOTO SPECIAL CONNECTORS FOR ARC-PROOF PERFORMANCE. ALL ACUTE 2-D4, 2, AND ACUTE HEADS ACCEPT THE SAME MODULAR LIGHT SHAPING TOOLS.

THE PROFOTO ACUTE 2-D4 MODULAR FLASH HEAD DESIGN FEATURES A CIRCULAR, HEAVY DUTY, QUARTZ FLASH TUBE AND UV COATED PROTECTION DOME THAT SURROUNDS BOTH THE FLASH TUBE AND THE 250W MODELING LIGHT. IT PROVIDES EVEN, CONSISTENT ILLUMINATION. ALL LAMP HEAD CABLES FEATURE PROFOTO SPECIAL CONNECTORS FOR ARC-PROOF PERFORMANCE. ALL ACUTE 2-D4, 2, AND ACUTE HEADS ACCEPT THE SAME MODULAR LIGHT SHAPING TOOLS.

  THE STANDARD OF RENTAL STUDIOS WORLDWIDE , PROFOTO OFFERS ACTION-STOPPING SHORT FLASH DURATION AND FAST RECYCLING TIMES FOR ANY TYPE OF APPLICATION.  HEAVY-DUTY DESIGN, DUAL VOLTAGE CAPABILITY, CONSISTENCY OF LIGHT OUTPUT AND COLOR TEMPERATURE, AND COMPATIBILITY WITH PROFOTO'S FULL LINE OF MODULAR LIGHT SHAPING TOOLS, MAKE THIS POWER PACK THE FIRST CHOICE OF PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS AROUND THE WORLD.

THE STANDARD OF RENTAL STUDIOS WORLDWIDE, PROFOTO OFFERS ACTION-STOPPING SHORT FLASH DURATION AND FAST RECYCLING TIMES FOR ANY TYPE OF APPLICATION.

HEAVY-DUTY DESIGN, DUAL VOLTAGE CAPABILITY, CONSISTENCY OF LIGHT OUTPUT AND COLOR TEMPERATURE, AND COMPATIBILITY WITH PROFOTO'S FULL LINE OF MODULAR LIGHT SHAPING TOOLS, MAKE THIS POWER PACK THE FIRST CHOICE OF PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS AROUND THE WORLD.

  HONEYCOMB GRID FOR BEAUTY DISH REFLECTOR   -NARROWS BEAM OF LIGHT   -CONTROLS SPILL LIGHT   -INSTALLS QUICKLY

HONEYCOMB GRID FOR BEAUTY DISH REFLECTOR

-NARROWS BEAM OF LIGHT

-CONTROLS SPILL LIGHT

-INSTALLS QUICKLY

  The AlienBees ABR800 Ringflash Unit   -SELF-CONTAINED RINGFLASH FOR SHADOW-FREE LIGHTING

The AlienBees ABR800 Ringflash Unit

-SELF-CONTAINED RINGFLASH FOR SHADOW-FREE LIGHTING


  4 SCOOP 153    400 WATT 10" SCOOP/WORKLIGHT FEATURES:   THE 153 SCOOP/WORKLIGHT PRODUCES A VERY DIFFUSE SOFT EDGED BEAM OF 12.6 FEET IN DIAMETER AT A DISTANCE OF 5 FEET. THE LUMINAIRE IS USED IN THEATRE AND TELEVISION AS A FLOOD LIGHT WHERE SPACE LIMITATION IS A FACTOR. THE SCOOP IS AN IDEAL FIXTURE AS A WORK LIGHT, SET HALLWAY AND WINDOW BACKINGS WHERE COLOR BLENDING AND SMOOTH EVEN WASHES OF LIGHT ARE REQUIRED.

4 SCOOP 153

400 WATT
10" SCOOP/WORKLIGHT
FEATURES:

THE 153 SCOOP/WORKLIGHT PRODUCES A VERY DIFFUSE SOFT EDGED BEAM OF 12.6 FEET IN DIAMETER AT A DISTANCE OF 5 FEET. THE LUMINAIRE IS USED IN THEATRE AND TELEVISION AS A FLOOD LIGHT WHERE SPACE LIMITATION IS A FACTOR. THE SCOOP IS AN IDEAL FIXTURE AS A WORK LIGHT, SET HALLWAY AND WINDOW BACKINGS WHERE COLOR BLENDING AND SMOOTH EVEN WASHES OF LIGHT ARE REQUIRED.

  6 FRESNEL - 65Q    750-WATT 6ʺ FRESNEL   FEATURES:   SHEET-STEEL WELDED CONSTRUCTION  SPECULAR SPHERICAL ALZAK ALUMINUM REFLECTOR   SPOT-TO-FLOOD FOCUS ADJUSTMENT

6 FRESNEL - 65Q

750-WATT
6ʺ FRESNEL

FEATURES:

SHEET-STEEL WELDED CONSTRUCTION

SPECULAR SPHERICAL ALZAK ALUMINUM REFLECTOR

SPOT-TO-FLOOD FOCUS ADJUSTMENT

  7 ELLIPSOIDAL 360Q SERIES    750 WATT 360Q 6"ELLIPSOIDAL AXIALLY MOUNTED QUARTZ FEATURES    FEATURES:  ALUMINUM DIE-CAST AND SHEET METAL CONSTRUCTION  SPECULAR, MIRROR POLISHED MULTIFACETED ALUMINUM REFLECTOR  HEAT RESISTING PLANO CONVEX LENSES

7 ELLIPSOIDAL 360Q SERIES

750 WATT
360Q 6"ELLIPSOIDAL
AXIALLY MOUNTED QUARTZ FEATURES

FEATURES:
ALUMINUM DIE-CAST AND SHEET METAL CONSTRUCTION

SPECULAR, MIRROR POLISHED MULTIFACETED ALUMINUM REFLECTOR

HEAT RESISTING PLANO CONVEX LENSES

  1 FOLLOWSPOT 100Q    MINI FOLLOWSPOT [NOT PICTURED]    1000 WATT FEATURES:   A RUGGEDLY CONSTRUCTED MEDIUM THROW FOLLOW SPOT, THE 1000Q PRODUCES A NARROW, HARD OR SOFT EDGED BEAM. WITH EASY TO USE CONTROLS MOUNTED AT THE REAR OF THE LUMINAIRE, THE BEAM CAN BE ADJUSTED FROM SPOT TO FLOOD AT ANY DISTANCE. THE BEAM MAY BE FURTHER ATTENUATED BY USING THE INTEGRAL IRIS FOR SPOT SIZE ADJUSTMENT AND THE FRAMING SHUTTERS FOR TOP AND BOTTOM EDGE FRAMING IN THE FLOOD FOCUS POSITION. THE 1000Q IS DESIGNED FOR OPERATION ONLY WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE QUARTZ HALOGEN LAMPS. THE LUMINAIRE CAN BE USED IN ANY APPLICATION WHERE MANUAL CONTROL OF A LIGHTING BEAM IS REQUIRED TO FOLLOW A PERFORMER AND TO VARY BEAM SIZE, QUALITY AND COLOR.

1 FOLLOWSPOT 100Q

MINI FOLLOWSPOT [NOT PICTURED]

1000 WATT
FEATURES:

A RUGGEDLY CONSTRUCTED MEDIUM THROW FOLLOW SPOT, THE 1000Q PRODUCES A NARROW, HARD OR SOFT EDGED BEAM. WITH EASY TO USE CONTROLS MOUNTED AT THE REAR OF THE LUMINAIRE, THE BEAM CAN BE ADJUSTED FROM SPOT TO FLOOD AT ANY DISTANCE. THE BEAM MAY BE FURTHER ATTENUATED BY USING THE INTEGRAL IRIS FOR SPOT SIZE ADJUSTMENT AND THE FRAMING SHUTTERS FOR TOP AND BOTTOM EDGE FRAMING IN THE FLOOD FOCUS POSITION. THE 1000Q IS DESIGNED FOR OPERATION ONLY WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE QUARTZ HALOGEN LAMPS. THE LUMINAIRE CAN BE USED IN ANY APPLICATION WHERE MANUAL CONTROL OF A LIGHTING BEAM IS REQUIRED TO FOLLOW A PERFORMER AND TO VARY BEAM SIZE, QUALITY AND COLOR.


NIKON PRIMES

NIKON NIKKOR 24MM F/2 MANUAL FOCUS LENS

THIS IS A CLASSIC, STANDARD WIDE ANGLE LENS WITH GREAT DEPTH OF FIELD AND LOW LIGHT PERFORMANCE.

NIKON NIKKOR 28MM F/2.8 E SERIES MANUAL FOCUS LENS

THE NIKON 28MM IS ONE OF THE SHARPEST WIDE ANGLE LENSES NIKON EVER MADE.

NIKON NIKKOR 35MM F/2 MANUAL FOCUS LENS

THIS IS A TRULY A CLASSIC LENS WITH GREAT LOW LIGHT PERFORMANCE. THIS LENS IS IDEAL FOR CAPTURING A SCENE THE WAY THE HUMAN EYE SEES IT.

NIKON NIKKOR 50MM F/1.2 MANUAL FOCUS LENS

THIS IS NIKON'S BEST EVER 50MM LOW LIGHT LENS. THIS LENS PRODUCES INCREDIBLE BACKGROUND BLUR.

NIKON NIKKOR 50MM F/1.8 MANUAL FOCUS LENS

NIKON'S 50MM PANCAKE LENS IS ARGUABLY SHARPEST NIKON LENS EVER. THIS LENS IS VERY EASY TO FOCUS MANUALLY, FAR OFF OBJECTS COME IN SHARP. THE LENS PERFORMS VERY WELL AT PRODUCING SHARPEST EDGE TO EDGE!

NIKON NIKKOR MICRO 55MM F/3.5 MANUAL FOCUS LENS

A VERY SPECIAL, CLASSIC NIKON LENS WITH GREAT CLOSE UP PERFORMANCE AND EXCEPTIONAL SHARPNESS.

NIKON NIKKOR 85MM F/1.8 MANUAL FOCUS LENS

THE NIKKOR 85MM IS THE STANDARD BY WHICH ALL PORTRAIT LENSES CLASSICALLY HAVE BEEN JUDGED.

NIKON TELEPHOTO PRIMES

NIKON NIKKOR 105MM F/2.5 MANUAL FOCUS LENS

MANY CONSIDER THIS NIKKOR 105MM TO BE BETTER THAN THE 85MM F/1.8. THIS DEPENDS ON YOUR PREFERENCES. THIS LENS HAS AN UNBELIEVABLE REPUTATION.

NIKON NIKKOR 135MM F/2.8 MANUAL FOCUS LENS

A CLASSIC TELEPHOTO LENS WITH GREAT LOW LIGHT ABILITY.

NIKON NIKKOR 180MM F/2.8 MANUAL FOCUS LENS

ONE OF NIKON'S UNBELIEVABLY SHARP TELEPHOTO LENSES.

NIKON NIKKOR 200MM F/4 MANUAL FOCUS LENS

THIS IS A CLASSIC PORTRAIT LENS, IDEAL FOR MINIMAL DISTORTION. THIS LENS IS ONE OF THE BEST. 

 

THE STUDIO IS ABLE TO ASSIST YOU WITH LIGHTING DIRECTION

HERE ARE EXAMPLES OF NIXON VIDEO LIGHTING WORK BELOW


BELOW ARE SCENE TYPE EXAMPLES FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE AND ARE NOT OUR STUDIO WORK

IF YOU WOULD LIKE SOMETHING VERY SIMPLE TO SAVE TIME AND MONEY, THIS ONE-SCENE EXAMPLE WITH RIHANNA MAY BE WHAT YOU SHOULD AIM FOR. 

ONE SCENE EXAMPLE: NOTICE MULTIPLE VIEWS AND ANGLES.

ONE-SCENE VIDEOS CAME ALSO BE DYNAMIC, LIKE THIS ONE-SCENE CROWD VIDEO WITH JUSTIN BEIBER.

ONE SCENE EXAMPLE: NOTICE MULTIPLE VIEWS AND ANGLES.

HAVE A LOOK AT THIS TWO-SCENE EXAMPLE WITH MULTIPLE ANGLES WITH DRAKE AND RIHANNA.

TWO SCENE EXAMPLE: NOTICE MULTIPLE VIEWS AND ANGLES.


PLEASE REVIEW THE VEVO QUICK LIST OF HIP-HOP MUSIC VIDEOS BELOW. YOU MAY CONSIDER IMPLEMENTING SOME VARIATION OF THESE POPULAR ELEMENTS IN DETERMINING SOME OF THE LOOK AND FEEL OF YOUR VIDEO. BE SURE TO SCREENSHOT OR DESCRIBE TO US ANY FEATURES CONTAINED IN THESE VIDEOS YOU MIGHT LIKE TO IMPLEMENT IN YOUR OWN. THOUGH WE MAY IMPLEMENT YOUR SUGGESTIONS, PLEASE REALIZE ADAPTIONS WILL BE MADE TO BETTER FIT YOUR STYLE AND OURS.