Kansas City’s Leading Photography Rental Space

Hourly Space Rental | Photography Memberships | Event Venue

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Kansas City’s Leading Photography Space Rental

Hourly Space Rental | Photography Memberships | Event Venue

Motive helps creatives, brands, and agencies shoot awesome photo & video. Our two west bottoms photography spaces offer beautiful natural light, professional photography lighting, and lots of props & equipment.

Featured Customers

Here’s a look at some brands who’ve trusted Motive for their content production needs.

Flighty Apparel
The Content Group logl
Dribbleup logo
beverly boy productions
WHLE Investment group


Choose Your Space & Session Length

Featured Projects

Create your best work. Our photography space can be used in a variety of ways.

Grace by Erishyll Mae

Travis Kelce - Nike Football

Asia by Mari Charlson

Our Photography Space

Motive features two beautiful open creative photography spaces located in the historic west bottoms near downtown Kansas City.

Motive Classic Photo Space

Motive classic is a 1500 square foot exposed brick & original wood floor photography space that includes a beautiful two couch centerpiece, two full-size adjustable 10 x 12 backdrop areas, dressing room, small workspace, and industry-standard portrait studio lighting equipment.

Book 2+ hours for $75/hr.

Motive Natural Photo Space

Motive natural is a 700 square foot white wall & refinished laminate hardwood floor natural light creative photography space with 4 large windows facing southwest, a full size 10 x 12 backdrop area, rotating flower wall arrangement, hedge wall, and small workspace with seating for 4.

Book 2 + hours for $55/hr

Simplified Booking

Choose your shoot date, pay a flat fee, and start shooting. We've eliminated unnecessary extra charges, backdrop fees, and equipment fees. Our photography space can be used by all levels of photographers.



We've built our photography space around the photographer. What makes your experience great? Our photo space includes complimentary tethering equipment, monitors, adapters, a bluetooth sound system, and lots of tools to help you shoot your best work with every photo space session.



We offer two tiers of monthly photography memberships to fit your budget and needs. All of our members get priority booking at a reduced hourly rate, complimentary refreshments for their guests, rollover hours, and access to exclusive events.



Need professional post-production for your photos and video? Our team of photographers and videographers will ensure your work looks its best.


Event Venue

Need a space to host your next bridal shower, bachelorette party, or company party? We've got you covered. We've partnered with a variety of local businesses to ensure your experience is second-to-none.


Content Creation

We've partnered with local branding & marketing agency Haze Media Group to offer commercial level services for businesses and agencies. We have solutions for all different creative needs.

Don’t Just Take Our Word For It

Read through what our customers have said about our photography space, services, and brand. 

Book Our Space & Start Shooting

Create Faster

Our photography space offers flat rate simple pricing that includes all the tools you need to create your best work.

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