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food and culinary lifestyle director / photographer

North Light Loft

Oakland, CA


North Light Loft is a boutique photo, video, and events studio located in the heart of Emeryville, offering comfortable facilities and services in the finest natural light setting. Designed primarily to support small to mid-sized food shoots, our studio hosts projects that range from commercial advertising productions to lifestyle and cookbook projects. Enjoy the 40-foot ceilings, North-facing windows and unobstructed sunlight from within. We are Emeryville's boutique rental studio; a space in which to create and celebrate.



Beautiful natural light all day long with 40-foot wall-to-wall bank of North-facing windows downstairs; and South-facing windows upstairs in client lounge.

  • 1000 square foot studio downstairs + 400 square foot client lounge with sofa and desks upstairs.
  • Freight elevator with dolly that opens to street level.
  • Wireless Internet access.


Fully stocked kitchen with all manner of equipment, sink/garbage disposal, 4 gas stovetop, oven, under-counter commercial refrigerator with prep top, and second fridge with freezer.

  • Grip equipment (stands, apple boxes, sandbags).
  • Prop shelving and staging area.
  • Gorgeous selection of 20+ custom-made surfaces available for rent.
  • Foba (8-ft) commercial camera stand.

Rental Rates

The studio is available for rent. Rates are competitively priced, but vary based on client requirements and are subject to negotiation. 

  • Our standard studio rental rate for photo productions is $1000 per ten hour day. Overtime is billed at $150/hour beyond 10 hours.
  • Our standard rental rate for video productions is $1500 per ten hour day, with a $225/hour overtime rate.
  • A pre-production day at half-rate is offered for multiple day bookings.
  • Certificate of insurance required naming Jennifer Davick Photography, LLC as additionally insured. It is customary to have a check for studio rental charges available at the conclusion of the booking.

Please contact us with the particulars of your shoot or event for up to date information regarding availability and applicable hourly/daily/overtime rates, as necessary.



The studio address is 1556 62nd Street, Emeryville, CA 94608 at the corner of Hollis and 62nd Street.

  • Located in the heart of Emeryville; 25-minute drive from downtown San Francisco.
  • Across the street from FedEx and post office.
  • Walking distance to food trucks, lunch, dinner and stellar cocktail venues.
  • All day street parking and paid lot parking available, as needed.

Working Kitchen Set

  • We are also pleased to offer a beautiful working kitchen set with light gray poured concrete surfaces, white cabinets and light gray carrara marble backsplash for a rate of $1200/day. 
  • The set includes a center island cooktop with bar seating and countertop with wall with window.
  • Both pieces are on wheels. 
  • Photos of the kitchen set are also included in the gallery below. (Better photos are coming soon!!)

Please inquire for more details about our kitchen set.



A variety of surfaces are available for rent for $150/week. They are included in the photo gallery below.