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Frequently asked questions

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How can I book?

Our studios are available for 2, 4 or 8 hours in fixed time slots per studio. You can view our agenda for available time slots. You can schedule your moment immediately. Complete the payment within one hour and your booking is confirmed. Click here to book The Living Room and here to book The Bedroom.

 

Can you save the date for me?

First come first serve.

We can’t reserve your date for a few days. Please make sure you book the date when you have your team ready. 

We can never guarantee the availability of a date and time.

Can I visit the location before I book?

Yes, you can visit us outside booking hours. You can visit us appointment only. Please call us to make an appointment to visit our studios. 

The time slot is not availalbe

If your preferred date and time slot is not available anymore, it’s already booked by someone else.

Please make sure you don’t wait too long to book while it’s still free.

Can I enter before my time slot starts?

No. Please make sure your project and plans fit within your scheduled time slots.

We are ready for you 5 minutes before the time slots starts and you have to be ready when it ends. 

When do I pay?

You always pay upfront. 

When scheduling with us, we ask for the payment. Please always complete the payment within one hour or your booking will be canceled. 

Is there an elevator?

We are located in an old school building with wide staircases. There’s no elevator in the building and therefore not wheelchair accessible. The Bedroom photo studio is located on the first floor. The Living Room photo studio is located on the second floor.

We are always willing to help you carry.

Are there parking options nearby?

Yes, paid parking is possible on the street in front of the building LOKAALLOKAAL.
Costs: €4.50 per hour.

Paid parking is possible in the parking garage next-door: Parkbee Spaces Amstel.
Costs: €2.50 per hour.

What is the address?

Our address is Meester Treublaan 3 Amsterdam, located in the building of LOKAALLOKAAL. Easy to reach from the highway A10 or Amstel Station.

The entrance is the right red door of the building, next to the glass display case. Please call us at +31628682104 to pick you at front of the building. We do not have doorbell.

Is there a doorbell?

No, we do not have a doorbell. You can call us on +31628682104.

How do I receive my guests?

You are responsible for receiving your own guests, such as models or photographers. We recommend sharing your phone number with your client and the people that you are working with in the studio. Please do not let anybody else, who isn’t a part of your team, enter the building or the studio.

Is there a host during my time slot?

Our host will always be working at the big table in the studio during the time slot (with the exception of private bookings). For all your questions and great coffees.

The host doesn’t pick up your guests downstairs or manages your shoot. You are responsible for your production. 

I want to book the studio in private. is that possible?

Private bookings are possible for an additional fee, depending on the duration of your booking.
2 hours: €50
4 hours: €100
8 hours: €150

You can pay the additional fee at the checkout of your booking.

Can I extend my time slot?

When you need more time, you can upgrade your time slot for an additional fee of €50 per half hour. You can determine and pay this on the spot.

If there’s another booking after you, it’s not possible to upgrade. So we cannot guarantee upgrade possibilities. Our advice: book a wider time slot if you want to be sure.

Can I reschedule my booking?

The first time rescheduling is free of charge and possible up to 72 hours before your time slot starts.

If you reschedule a second time, we charge €50 excluding VAT. 

When you reschedule within 72 hours in advance, we charge 50% of the booking fee. If you reschedule within 24 hours we charge 100%.

Please read our booking conditions carefully. 

Can I cancel my booking?

You can cancel your booking up to 72 hours in advance. We do not give any refunds.

There are two options with a cancelation:

  1. You can reschedule with us.
  2. You can transfer your booking to somebody else.

Please inform us in any case.

When you have to reschedule within 72 hours in advance, we charge 50% of the booking fee. If you reschedule within 24 hours we charge 100%.

Please read our booking conditions carefully. 

What if our team is infected with Corona virus?

We will reschedule your booking one time. We do not give any refunds.

Always read our booking conditions carefully.

Please always have a backup team ready for your shoot. We’re not responsible for your cancellation. 

How many people fit in the studio?

Our space is 60m2 in size. We recommend booking the studio with a maximum of 6 people. In The Living Room you wil find six chairs and two sofa’s. In The Bedroom you wild find two chairs and one sofa.

Is there storage for my stuff?

There’s no extra storage space inside or outside our studios. It’s not allowed to put anything in the hall way.

We recommend you to put it in an area, which you will not use. Or put it in your car. 

Is there WIFI available?

There is wifi in both of our studio’s, you can connect with the LOKAALLOKAAL wifi. Passwords can be found on the QR code display.

Are food & beverages included?

Coffee, tea and water are included in your booking and available in both studios. If you want to order something for your lunch, take a look at our recommendations:

Where can I buy the furniture?

We would love to tell you more about our carefully selected finds when you are visiting our daylight photo studio. Come over and feel at home.

Where can I buy the plants?

We are glad that you love our plants as much as we do. You can buy them here.

What if I break something?

This can happen. Don’t you worry. Please let us know when it happens. So we can solve this with the insurance.

What if the weather is bad?

The one thing we cannot change is the weather. Sometimes it happens that the weather is bad and the day is dark.

As we are a daylight studio, we always recommend photographers to bring (back up) lightning. We do not have lightning available for you.

Can I move the furniture

Yes, it’s allowed to move all furniture inside the studio. 

It’s not allowed to put our furniture in the hall way, outside of the studio. 

Can I bring children to the studio?

Yes, of course you can bring children to our studio. Please be aware that there are breakable items in the spaces. We would highly recommend to keep an eye on your children.

Can I bring animals to the studio?

No, unfortunately it is not allowed to bring any animals to our studio. But we would love to see some pictures of your pet.

Can I use fire or smoke in the studio?

Because of the safety instructions of the building, you are not allowed to use any kinds of smoke, fire, fireworks, etcetera.

are you for a collaboration?

No, not at this moment.

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Atelier Oost Amsterdam – Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

How can I book?
Our studios are available for 2, 4 or 8 hours in fixed time slots per studio. You can view our agenda for available time slots. You can schedule your moment immediately. Complete the payment within one hours and your booking is confirmed.
Click here to book The Living Room.
Click here to book The Bedroom.
Is there an elevator?
We are located in an old school building with wide staircases. There’s no elevator in the building and therefore not wheelchair accessible. The Bedroom photo studio is located on the first floor. The Living Room photo studio is located on the second floor. We are always willing to help you carry.
Are there parking options?
Yes, paid parking is possible on the street in front of the building LOKAALLOKAAL.
Costs: €4.50 per hour.
Paid parking is possible in the parking garage next-door: Parkbee Spaces Amstel.
Costs: €2.50 per hour.
What is the address?
Our address is Meester Treublaan 3 Amsterdam, located in the building of LOKAALLOKAAL. Easy to reach from the highway A10 or Amstel Station.
The entrance is the right red door of the building, next to the glass display case. Please call us at +31628682104 to pick you at front of the building. We do not have door bell.
Is there a door bell?
No, we do not have a doorbell. You can call us on +31628682104.
How do I receive my guests?
You are responsible for receiving your own guests, such as models or photographers. We recommend sharing your phone number with your client and the people that you are working with in the studio. Please do not let anybody else, who isn’t a part of your team, enter the building or the studio.
Is there a host during my time slot?
Our host will always be working at the big table in the studio during the time slot (with the exception of private bookings). For all your questions and great coffees.
Can I use the studio in private?
Private bookings are possible for an additional fee, depending on the duration of your booking.
2 hours: €50
4 hours: €100
8 hours: €150

You can pay the additional fee at the checkout of your booking.

Can I extend my time slot?
When you need more time, you can upgrade your time slot for an additional fee of €50 per half hour. You can determine and pay this on the spot.
If there’s another booking after you, it’s not possible to upgrade. So we cannot guarantee upgrade possibilities. Our advice: book a wider time slot if you want to be sure.
Can I reschedule my booking?
Rescheduling is possible up to 72 hours before your time slot starts.
Can I cancel my booking?
You can cancel your booking up to 72 hours in advance. After the booking is confirmed, we do not give any refunds. You can reschedule with us or you can transfer your booking to somebody else. Please inform us in any case.
How many people fit in the studio?
Our space is 60m2 in size. We recommend booking the studio with a maximum of 6 people.
In The Living Room you wil find six chairs and two sofa’s. In The Bedroom you wild find two chairs and one sofa.
Is there Wifi available?
There is wifi in both of our studio’s, you can connect with the LOKAALLOKAAL wifi. Passwords can be found on the QR code display.
Are food and beverages included?
Coffee, tea and water are included in your booking and available in both studios. If you want to order something for your lunch, take a look at our recommendations:

Where can I buy the plants?
We are glad that you love our plants as much as we do. You can buy them here.
Where can I buy the furniture?
We would love to tell you more about our carefully selected finds when you are visiting our daylight photo studio. Come over and feel at home.
What if I break something?
This can happen. Don’t you worry. Please let us know when it happens. So we can solve this with the insurance.
Can I bring children to the studio?
Yes, of course you can bring children to our studio. Please be aware that there are breakable items in the spaces. We would highly recommend to keep an eye on your children.
Can I bring animals to the studio?
No, unfortunately it is not allowed to bring any animals to our studio. But we would love to see some pictures of your pets.
Can I use fire or smoke in the studio?
Because of the safety instructions of the building, you are not allowed to use any kinds of smoke, fire, fireworks, etcetera.
Are you open for a collaboration?
No, not at this moment.



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