Baby boy toddler in a photography studio setting during a family photoshoot in Singapore, White Room Studio. Credit: White Room Studio Pte Ltd

ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Welcome to our FAQ page. You can browse the frequently asked questions below to find what you are looking for.

At White Room Studio, we are dedicated to making each photoshoot a fun-filled experience for all ages!

General Questions

Does each package only include 4 prints and 4 soft copies?

Yes, our standard package comes with 4 prints (one 8R, three 5R) and 4 soft copies of those prints. Our graduation portraiture package includes another 6 wallet photographs of the 8R print.

You can also purchase more photos and products during your viewing session 1-2 weeks after your shoot! Each additional fully retouched soft copy costs $75.

Does the package include makeup and clothes?

Our portraiture packages do not include any makeup services or outfits apart from graduation gowns of selected universities and of their faculties. We highly recommend bringing 2 outfits to photograph in (1 formal, 1 casual) for your photoshoot.

We have an in-house professional makeup artist if you require professional hair styling and makeup. Each pax costs an additional $150.

How much are additional soft copies?

Each additional soft copy will be $75/photo, perfectly retouched to your liking by our skilled retouching artists. You can also purchase all soft copies from your photoshoot starting from $1,490.

How many photos will I receive?

Our photographers will usually achieve around 50-70 good photos during your photoshoot, covering various backgrounds and settings in our spaces.

You can select and receive up to 4 photos as part of your package. If you would like to have more photos, you can purchase additional soft copies during your viewing session with us. Visit our creations catalogue to find out what products we offer.

Will my photos be retouched?

Yes, each package entitles you to 4 fully retouched prints and soft copies.

During your viewing session, we will discuss the areas you would like to be retouched. You can opt for natural airbrushing, slimming, etc.

How many pax does the shoot cover, do pets count as 1 person?

Each package covers up to 4 pax – including pets! Animals are counted as 1 pax too. Any additional pax (after 4 pax) will be charged at $20 each.

Can you come to our home or outdoors for a photoshoot?

Yes, we do both home and outdoors photoshoots! All photoshoots outside of our studio are an additional $150 on top of your selected package. Read about how to have an amazing home photoshoot or get inspired by this outdoors family shoot. 

Can I get a discount if I bring friends along or do multiple shoots?

There are currently no ongoing promotions for friends or multiple shoots. However, we are planning something for our long-term clients – stay tuned!

What if I need more time for my photoshoot?

Each photoshoot appointment is strictly 1.5 hours to prevent any delays for the next photoshoot. However, if you require more time for your shoot, do let us know in advance so our photographers and studio assistants can prepare ahead of time. There will be an additional charge included on top of your selected package, terms apply.

What is the maximum number of pax allowed in the studio?

Current government guidelines in Singapore allow up to 20 pax (unmasked during photoshoot) in the studio. Our spacious 2-floor studio shophouse is ideal for big families and multi-generation photoshoots.

Can I get the photos immediately after my shoot?

Beautiful things take time. Do give us some time to work on the post production – like selecting the good shots and enhancing them. This process will take about 1-2 weeks, and afterwards we will invite you to our office for a curated viewing session of all your photographs.

What are the timings available?

Our studio is open for photoshoots from Monday to Sunday. The earliest timeslot starts at 9:30am and the latest is 5pm. Do let us know which timeslots you prefer and we will do our best to accommodate your preferred date and timing.

Our standard portraiture shoots are 1.5 hours of fun and laughter! All newborn photoshoots are 2 hours, to allow more time for the baby and parents to take breaks between photos. It’s also super simple to book a newborn shoot on a weekday – enquire now to reserve your slot!

Can I choose the photographer?

The photographer for your photoshoot will be assigned by us. Rest assured that all of our in-house photographers have years of professional experience in the industry, and they are well-rounded in all photography genres ranging from family, newborn, pets to corporate.

However, if you have a preference for a particular photographer, do let us know in advance and we will do our best to fulfil your request.

Are graduation gowns provided?

Yes, graduation gowns are included as part of the graduation portraiture package! Please let us know in advance which school and faculty you belong to. We will do our best to provide the appropriate academic dress, however do note these are subjected to availability.

Graduation collection: Do I need to select a package now? I can’t make up my mind.

Yes, you will have to choose a package to begin with, so if you are unable to decide, we recommend selecting Collection A first. You can make additional purchases during the viewing session later on. Read about why a graduation photoshoot is the best grad gift for your child.

Can I bring my own props?

Yes, you can! We encourage you to bring your own props to elevate your photoshoot – feel free to bring balloons, toys, flowers or anything that you wish to be photographed with.

Do I need to make a deposit?

Yes, you need to make a full deposit within 5 days of making the reservation to secure your booking.

Can I come for viewings on weekends?

Our office is not open for viewing appointments on weekends.

What are the COVID-19 measures being implemented?

Your safety is of the utmost importance to us. We are adhering to current government guidelines and taking the necessary precautions. Our studio is cleaned and sanitised after every photo shoot session.

Masks are required to be worn at all times, except when you are being photographed. We will also practice safe distancing measures at the studio.

Let’s all play our part to protect ourselves and our loved ones in the community!

About The Studio

Do you have a changing room?

Yes, we do! We have dedicated changing facilities for you to prepare and get comfortable before your shoot. Our changing room is fully equipped with everything you need to get ready, including a garment steamer, hangers, safety pins and more.

Is there an area in your studio where I can feed my baby?

Yes, we have a dedicated guest lounge with a pantry and a changing room for all visitors. We will also sanitise the common areas after every shoot.

How many backdrops can I choose from?

White Room Studio is all about creating and leveraging strategically designed space for photoshoots.

With 2400sq ft of space in our restored corner shophouse, we have created genuine concept areas that are in touch with the history of Singapore as well as with nature: Peranakan, Plush and Lux, Classic European, Nature and Greenery, and Cool Studio. Discover the beautiful spaces of White Room Studio!

Besides the standard black, grey and white studio backdrops, we also have a balcony with good natural lighting during the daytime, overlooking the greenery of Fort Canning Park. On the third floor of our studio, we have walls finished with white wainscoting, high ceilings and large French windows to let abundant natural light in.

We recommend choosing up to 3 backdrops to photograph with during your 1.5 hour photo session.

Where is the nearest parking to your studio?

White Room Studio is located at 219 River Valley Road, S238277, along River Valley Road, right beside UE Square Residences. 

We are in a corner shophouse unit. You can park at UE Square Residences, and exit from the carpark entrance (don’t take the lift lobby as that’ll bring you to UE Square Mall). Entrance to the car park is located behind the security guardhouse. You may also park alongside Mohd Sultan Road which is very close by.

The entrance to the studio is along the small lane just outside of the carpark entrance. The staircase leading up to the studio is beside the coffeeshop’s drinks stall. Our studio is located at level 2.

How To Prepare For Your Shoot

What can I expect for my family photoshoot?

You can expect 1.5 hours of photoshoot with a choice of 4 settings (backgrounds) and different group shots – for example, family, couple, solo, kids together, parent together with one child, etc.

You can bring up to 2 sets of family clothing (all members) to wear for the shoot. We recommend colour matching/ complementary outfits with simple patterns. If there are young children, we encourage you to bring along their favourite snacks or toys to keep them entertained!

The shoot will start with couple / family sets and groupings in different settings with each setting to last about 20 to 30mins. Everyone should wear the first set of clothing to the studio. 

Take a look at our Family & Kids Photography gallery!

What can I expect for my cake smash photoshoot?

You can expect 1.5 hours of photoshoot with a choice of 4 settings (backgrounds) and various group shots – for example, whole family, baby solo, kids together, parent with a child, etc.

You can bring up to 2 sets of family clothing (all members) to wear for the shoot. We recommend colour matching/ complementary outfits with simple patterns and preparing an extra outfit for the little one’s birthday solo. Everyone should wear the first set of clothing to the studio.

The shoot will start with family sets and group shots with each setting lasting about 20-30 mins. Following which, cake celebration will be at the end. It is perfectly fine even if your baby does not smash the cake – just enjoy the fun time together!

Do prepare 2 clean towels or a cleaning kit for wipe down after your kid’s cake smash shoot. The studio does not have shower facilities.

Take a look at our Cake Smash Photography gallery!

What can I expect for my pet photoshoot?

You can expect 1.5 hours of photoshoot with a choice of 4 settings (backgrounds) and different group shots – for example, family with pet, couple with pet, solo, kids and pet together, etc.

The shoot will start with family / pet sets and solo pet shots in different settings with each setting to last about 20 to 30mins. Everyone should wear the first set of clothing to the studio. 

We recommend bringing along your pet’s leash/ pee pad/ drinking bowl and even cute pet outfits (if you like), plus some treats to keep your fur kid motivated during the photoshoot.

Discover 5 Tips and Tricks on how to have an unforgettable pet photoshoot, or take a look at our Pet Photography gallery!

What can I expect for my graduation photoshoot?

You can expect 1.5 hours of photoshoot with a choice of 4 settings (backgrounds) and different group shots – for example, family with grad, couple with grad, solo, etc.

The shoot will start with family / couple sets and solo graduate shots in different settings with each setting to last about 20 to 30mins. A solo set-up for the graduate will be at the end of the shoot.

What to Prepare:

  1. If you are bringing your own gown, please have it pressed/ ironed before the session.
  2. Grads can come in a casual outfit first and start taking casual family photos – the shoot will end with a grad solo.
  3. Grads can bring ties (for men) and come dressed in a collared blouse (for ladies). Or if you prefer to be photographed without a tie and or wearing a dress, that’s fine as well!
  4. If the gown is designed like an open concept, do be mindful of your outfit. Wearing a more formal outfit underneath the gown looks better!

Everyone should wear the first set of clothing to the studio. 

Take a look at our Graduation Photography gallery!

What can I expect for my maternity photoshoot?

You can expect 1.5 hours of photoshoot with a choice of 4 settings (backgrounds) and different group shots – for example, couple, family (if other kids are involved), bump, mummy solo, etc.

You can bring up to 2 sets of couple/family clothing (all members) to wear for the shoot. We recommend colour matching/ complementary outfits with simple patterns and nude and black undergarments for the mummies.

The shoot will start with couple / family sets and groupings in different settings with each setting to last about 20 to 30mins. A solo setup for mummy will be at the last.

We do not provide outfits but we have a collection of fabrics and wraps to explore your maternity portraits with. Everyone should wear the first set of clothing to the studio. 

Take a look at our Maternity Photography gallery!

What can I expect for my newborn photoshoot?

You can expect 2 hours of photoshoot with a choice of 4 settings (backgrounds) and different group shots – for example, family, kids together, parent with newborn, with small breaks in between for feeding or pacifying the newborn.

You can bring up to 2 sets of family clothing (all members) to wear for the shoot. We recommend colour matching/ complementary outfits with simple patterns for the adults, and well-fitting clothes for the little one. It is good to bring your baby bag and the necessities. Standby some milk for breaks and feeding, and a pacifier if necessary.

You may also bring your own props but do discuss this with our studio assistants or photographer.

The shoot will start with couple / family sets and groupings in different settings with each setting to last about 20 to 30mins. Everyone should wear the first set of clothing to the studio. 

Take a look at our Newborn Photography gallery!

What can I expect for my corporate photoshoot?

You can expect 30 minutes of photoshoot with various backgrounds that portray your lifestyle and professional outlook. Download our Branding Lookbook for outfit inspiration, posing ideas and more! 

Do bring up to 2 outfits to photograph in.

  • Grooming: Do groom yourself well before coming to the session. Men can bring along hair gel to style their hair in between takes, and ladies can come with a makeup bag unless you have booked professional makeup services with us.
  • Formal: We may take a variety of half and full body shots, so matching suit and pants is important for the formal business look. For the men, it is good to wear ties that match your suit.
  • Corporate Dress: A solid colour dress for ladies is a great way to capture a strong look on camera.
  • Blouse: Generally, a formal look’s colours are plain white or blue (light or medium tone). Do avoid stripes or patterns, dresses with puffy sleeves, jackets with thick shoulder pads, dresses that are too loose or too figure-hugging. Do opt for well-fitting clothes.
  • Skirt or pants are recommended.
  • Shoes: Dress shoes are very important especially when posing for full body shots, or when seated with legs crossed.
  • Accessories: Watches and earrings can help to enhance your look.

What can I expect for my glamour photoshoot?

Glamour portraiture starts with outfits that portray your personality and lifestyle. The photos shall reflect your confidence, authority and provide a snapshot of your success and exciting life journey.

Do discuss your concept and desired outcome with the photographer before the shoot date – this would allow us to give you the most glamorous results!

Take a look at our Glamour Photography gallery!

Didn’t find what you’re looking for? Reach out to us via WhatsApp at +65 8769 6003 or email us at enquiry@whiteroomstudio.com.sg.

We’d love to hear from you.