Studio488 is one of the UK's leading invisible mannequin, model fashion and product photography / video studios, with 6500sq feet of dedicated shooting and post production areas, We employ the entire team and as such they understand the business and more importantly the retail aspects to what we do. Our goal is to help you sell your product or services by creating great imagery, both at a cost that makes sense and utilizing the latest technology and skill set to ensure all the imagery is delivers as fast as possible.

We Shoot for both large and small retailers alike, major retailers such a Regatta use us for both their brochure and online content and have done for a long time.

Key Facts:
Retail and ecommerce backgrounds mean we understand your business and as such are perfectly placed to assist.
6500sq feet standalone studio split on two levels both totally self sufficient with the own kitchens, toilet etc.
A huge array of technical equipment including Six full frame canon cameras and a huge number of associated lenses.
Multiple lighting heads and options.
Two High reach booms
Eleven Imacs dotted throughout the studio and post production.
Enhanced security measures including smokecloak, police response intruder alarm, 16 CCTV cameras.
Hanging capacity for 2500+ garments.
Throughput of around 100-250 items per day.
High speed Internet access including dedicated high speed internal WIFI.
7 Members of staff permanent staff.
Almost ONE MILLION published images.
Eleven years in business and still getting bigger and better.

Total customer satisfaction, simply send and forget we take care of the rest.

NOT ALL STUDIOS/PHOTOGRAPHERS are the same. We are not a one man band working from a small flat in Manchester or a retailer using their photographer when they are quiet, we are a team of seven and are here 5 days a week 52 weeks a year and have been for 11 years, we partner with each and every client to ensure your images help sell your products, we will always answer the phone and email, and are open for visits at anytime, your business probably relies on the support you get from your suppliers, so why not get the best possible and that is Studio488



All post production is done in house using our own dedicated team, all images are corrected to ensure they are perfect for your needs first time, every time


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6500sq feet of studio of commercial photography space, our invisible mannequin photography stations have been made by us and improved over 10 years, our stylists and photographers have photographed close to 400 thousand garments and products.

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Your items are steamed and professionally unpacked and repacked, each garment or product is treated with the utmost care, all items returned are returned in the manner we received them. clothing photography and product photography is what we do and have done for over 10 years.

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We offer a price beating policy, got a quote or are getting your product or clothing photography cheaper than our listed price we will beat it, as long as we are dealing with like for like, we will not compete with Bob in his shed or spare room, we are a commercial studio available 24/7 365
All payments are via BACS (bank transfer)
Images are FULLY processed, and are ready to be published
We can provide any image format you require, PSD, TIFF, JPG, PNG
Your images are 72dpi and high resolution, we can also resize to your requirements


95% of our clients send items via couriers or post, we return items via courier at a cost of £8.50. We have even taken deliveries from USA, SPAIN, ITALY. You are also more than welcome to drop items in to us and are welcome to make yourself brew !
Our building, which we own, is secure both physically and via a fully monitored alarm, 16 CCTV camera and smoke-cloak protect the internal and external, we are also situation in a busy semi residential areas being an old church again adding to security. No industrial parks, or shared offices. Please note our return courier insurance is limited to £1000, this is a standard courier practice, please ensure your goods are insured when outside your business.
Every item is hung and steamed using professional garment steamers, no irons here !
Your files are renamed as per your requirements.
We have numerous means of image delivery, gallery, our own digital asset management system, we transfer or email, the choice is yours.