Brian Dressler Photography is a full service photography business based in Columbia, South Carolina. Established in 1979, Brian has continuously operated as a freelance commercial photographer. The studio is adaptable to many types of commercial photographic endeavors and is approximately 7,000 sq. ft. Please take a moment to peruse the various specialty portfolios.

The studio manager, Scott Nuelken, has been an integral team member for more than 20 years and is responsible for all retouching and digital manipulation.

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3021 Studios Rental Information

Our large studio is available for rent and at 3,000 square feet, it is ideal for film & video production studio work. The three-sided cyc cove at the north end is 24 ft. deep and 33 ft. wide. Overhead is a metal piping grid for lights that covers the entire cove and extends out into the main studio area. Studio ceiling height is almost 18 ft. and the grid is suspended overhead at 15 ft. Vehicles up to 20 feet long can be driven into the studio through a 14 ft. bay door. The loading dock is covered, well lit, and at grade level. Power hook-up is easy via two 200 amp boxes located at both sides of the cyc cove: 208 single phase with cam-lok outs. 12.5 tons of air conditioning cool the studio, and soundproofing is just under “sound stage” quality. At the south end is a make-up station, his & hers dressing areas, and long counter workspace. Rates vary depending on the project, length of rental, size of crew, etc…

Included in rental for still photographers, a Bogen Super Salon 10′ studio stand is available as well as as lighting kit which includes:

• Broncolor Cumulite- 40″x 78″, with two 3200w/s heads, Northern Light articulating 10′ stand and Primo 4 Pack (3200w/s)

• Broncolor Hazylight- 40″x 40″, with 1600w/s Pulso 2 head, Flamingo stand and Flashman 2 Pack (1900w/s)

• Broncolor Hazylight- 40″x 40″, with 1600w/s Pulso 2 head, Flamingo stand and Pulso 2 Pack (1600w/s)

The Broncolor equipment represents approximately $30,000 in lighting equipment included in the rental price. 

*additional lighting can be rented if needed including DynaLite and Elenchrom kits.