Events & Hire

Group Shoots, Model Days, Workshops & Creative Nights.

The Loud and Flashy Creative Nights are a monthly get together for models, photographers, makeup artists, designers and anyone else with a creative flair!


Whether you're an aspiring model or photographer, or a seasoned pro, these nights are a great way to network in safety while building your portfolio. The evenings are very relaxed allowing people to shoot what they want, where they want, anywhere in the studio (and outside in the yard, weather permitting!).


It doesn't matter whether you've been been in a studio before or not, everyone helps everyone else with ideas, posing, camera settings etc. We set up various shooting areas around the studio so people can move around during the evening shooting many different ideas.

Images from previous creative nights at Loud and Flashy

When? Usually 3rd Thursday of the month, 7-11pm. But Check date below!

Cost? FREE for models and make up artists, £20 for photographers.

Where? Loud and Flashy Studio, 92 Station Road Ashington, NE63 8RN.

Refreshments? YES! FREE refreshments!

How to book? Models & MUAs just email us via the contact page, Photographers use the Paypal button below.

What to bring? Models, bring along any clothing you want to shoot in and any props you want to use. There are also random clothes and props at the studio!

Photographers just bring your camera, any lenses you have, memory cards and batteries.


Next creative night:

Thursday 17th January, 7-11pm

January Creative Night - Photographer Booking

Lighting Workshops

These 'hands on' workshops will show you how to successfully shoot portraits using a huge range of studio lighting techniques, from simple one light set ups through to multiple light set ups using a range of modifiers. The emphasis is on teaching you techniques you can use with your existing gear at home or in any location.


Simon will first run through the theory of lighting before everyone then gets a chance to shoot all the setups while incorporating their own ideas.

What will you learn?

* How to set up and use studio lighting.

* Basic rules of portraiture.

* High and low key lighting.

* Directing and posing your model.

* The main types of portrait lighting - Rembrandt, Loop, Butterfly, Split, Short and Broad.

* The Inverse Square Rule and how light 'drop off' really affects your image.

* Which modifiers to use.

What will you need to bring?

* Any DSLR or bridge camera (any camera allowing full manual override of the settings that also has a hotshoe).

* Any lenses you have.

* Memory cards and a fully charged battery!


Next Lighting Workshop - Sunday 27th January, 12 - 4pm featuring Nicole Rayner.

Cost is just £60 (£48 VIP members)


Use the PayPal button below to book your place now (only 6 spaces available)


Lighting Workshop


Our group shoots are a great way of building up your portfolio shots of models.


These sessions are ideal for photographers of all abilities as the studio owner will give all help needed with lighting, camera setings, posing ideas etc.


So don't be shy! Come and get some fantastic images while building your photography skills with a like-minded group of people.


Refreshments are included!

Jezebelle (Emily Hamilton) Group Shoot

Saturday 30th March 2019


Jezebelle will be visiting the studio for the last time before retiring from modelling!


She'll be holding 2 group sessions (10am-2pm & 2:30-6:30pm), shooting a mixture of fashion, lingerie and art nude.


Sessions are limited to just 5 photographers per session.


This shoot is ideal for all abilities of photographer as Simon the studio owner will be on hand to help with any technical and creative aspects as needed - no studio experience necessary.


The cost is just £55 per person, per session (£44 VIP members).

To book your place just click the PayPal button below.

10am-2pm session
2:30-6:30pm session

Studio Hire

The boudoir studio, upstairs at Loud and Flashy.

Large white/black shooting area - ground floor easy access. 4m wide with 7m shooting length. Coloured coloramas available.


3m wide x 11m long chroma green cloth


Boudoir Studio - Huge upstairs shooting area with bed and stripped, waxed floorboards. Lots of natural light, exposed beams. Also a white area with floor to ceiling window.


Warm, dry and clean! - Yes! A warm studio! Centrally heated throughout, but also with air conditioning for the summer months!


Refreshments - FREE tea, coffee, soft drinks, biscuits etc. FREE Wi-Fi


Large changing areas - Upstairs and downstairs.


Free parking- Easy private off road parking at rear of studio.


For hire to other photographers, models, MUAs etc.

£20 per hour (minimum 2 hours). Full Day (8 hours) - £150.


Resident award winning photographer available to give help at no extra cost!


Equipment includes Bowens & Lencarta lights (8+ available) from 300ws - 600ws power, soft boxes, strip boxes, octaboxes (some with grids), various types of umbrella, snoots, beauty dishes with honeycombs, reflectors with various honeycombs, smoke machine, fans, coloured gels etc.

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