spurious noise studio

find answers to the questions you might have about your shoot.
  • what is studioshare.org™ and aren't you an independent photography studio anymore?
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    StudioShare.org™ is andreas' latest brainchild. the creation was driven by the need to reinvent professional collaboration among photographers. the spurious noise studio is still completely independent, but when the studio or its equipment is idle, we're using StudioShare.org™ to rent it out to fellow photographers.

    Click here if you want to learn more about StudioShare.org™

  • where is the studio located?
    the studio is located at 686 massachusetts avenue in central sq. we are located directly above the au bon pain, near the intersection of mass ave and prospect st.
  • is parking available near the studio?
    parking is limited in central square, but it is usually possible to find metered two hour parking on the street. in addition to street parking, there are two metered lots located on pleasant street, and a public parking garage located on the corner of green st. and pearl st. for more information on parking in cambridge, please visit http://www.cambridgema.gov/traffic/OffStreetParking.cfm
  • is the studio accessible by public transportation?
    the studio is located very near to the central square stop on the red line of the T. we are also accessible by several bus routes. please visit mbta.com for more information.
  • what is ‘spurious noise’?
    technically speaking, ‘spurious noise’ is defined as: ‘circuit noise or interference that is like a signal.’ for us, it's what you get when you let some geeky know-it-all name a studio.
  • is the spurious noise studio an audio recording studio?
    no.
  • what are your rates?
    rates vary for each individual project. the minimum booking time is a half-day. please contact us at info@spuriousnoisestudio.com for more information and a price quote.
  • do you accept credit cards?
    yes, we do accept logo_ccVisalogo_ccMClogo_ccAmexlogo_ccDiscover card through Paypal. if you want to pay your invoice by credit card, let us know when ordering the service. we will send you an electronic invoice instead of a paper invoice.
  • do you have a brochure?
    yes. you can download our brochure as a PDF from the ‘downloads’ page.
  • how far in advance should i book a photographer?
    we recommend booking photographers at least two weeks in advance. shoots requiring elaborate preparation or an offsite location, including weddings, should be booked as far ahead of time as possible, at least two to four weeks in advance.
  • what is included with the booking of a photographer?
    typically, our services include a consultation with the photographer, the photographic service, basic retouching and editing, and a set number of prints or digital images determined by the photographer. additional prints and images can also be purchased.
  • will you archive my photographs?
    we archive all photographic services for one year. additional archival options can be provided and should be discussed with the photographer during your consultation.
  • who owns the rights to my photograph?
    the rights to photographs are maintained by each individual photographer. they reserve the right to use images in their portfolios, and in studio marketing material, unless expressly forbidden otherwise.
  • what should i bring for my studio session?
    please bring with you the clothing and makeup you would like to photographed in, along with a signed model release form. for further information refer to the studio pre-shoot checklist.
  • where do i find a model release form?
    you can download a PDF copy of our model release form from our ‘downloads’ page.
  • is the studio available for rentals?
    yes, it is. check out www.studioshare.org for more details.
  • i like the artwork shown on the site, is it for sale?
    a majority of the artwork featured on this site, as well as additional works by our photographers, are available for purchase. please contact gallery@spuriousnoisestudio.com for more information. please reference which piece you are interested in, as well as the photographer.
  • help! i have a question that isn’t answered here.
    please contact our studio manager liz with all additional questions. she can be reached at liz@spuriousnoisestudio.com, or by phone at 617 894 3798