General Studio Guidelines

The Bako Studios is a creative space and our priority is to protect the calm and creative energy in the studio. Below are simple guidelines we created so you could help us preserve that energy.

  • Working hours. The Bako Studios is open from Monday – Saturday between 09:00 AM and 05:00 PM.
  • Special availability. The studio is available on Sundays for special sessions between 10:00 AM and 06:00 PM; however, you can only book 4 or 8 hours.
  • Be punctual. Your time starts once it’s your booked time. Please remember that a one (1) hour studio session is 55 minutes and if you need to use more time than you booked, you will be charged GHC150 per hour, provided the studio is available.
  • No smoking.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Please ask our staff’s assistance and follow their instructions to set up strobes and modifiers in the studio.
  • If any studio floor, wall, equipment, or property is damaged while being handled by you, you shall bear the cost of repair or replacement.
  • Kindly rearrange and keep the studio clean after your session.
  • Please do not step on the studio furniture.
  • Please lift all the furniture instead of dragging them on the floor when moving. Our staff members are happy to help you if you need any help.
  • Please do not bring candles into the studio without glass/metal coverings or holders.
  • Kindly make your booking at least 2 hours before your desired time.
  • If you have any special requests, kindly email or call us ahead of your session.

Studio Basic Equipment

Whenever you book a session at the Bako Studios, here are the perks that come with your session:

  • Canon EOS R Mirrorless Camera + Canon 50mm f1.8 Lens
  • Strobes (4)
  • Aputure 300D (1)
  • Modifiers (4)
  • Paper backdrops (4)
  • Access to all furniture
  • Access to make-up and changing room
  • Unlimited internet
  • Unlimited water
  • Unlimited tea/coffee (only for 4-8-hour sessions)
  • Studio manager support
  • If you need additional equipment for your session, see our rental equipment list here.

Rescheduling, Cancellation, and Refunds

  • For the rare occasions where you need to reschedule, cancel, or request a refund for your booked studio session, below are our policies:

    1. You can reschedule your sessions for free up until 3 days before your confirmed booking time.
    2. If you reschedule your confirmed booking within 24-48 hours before your session, there will be a rescheduling fee. You will be charged an additional 50% of your original payment.
    3. Cancellation made 1-5 days (excluding Sundays) before your confirmed booking time will attract a cancellation fee of 50% of your original payment.
    4. To request refunds, kindly send us a message on our Contact Us page or send an email to
    5. Studio sessions can be extended while at the studio, provided the desired extended hours are available.


We Are Here To Help You With Any Questions You May Have

Bako Studios is open for you to create from Monday – Saturday between 09:00 AM and 06:00 PM. For special sessions on Sundays, you can book from 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM. Check studio availability here.

You can book the studio for both photo and video shoots. The studio is also available for art exhibitions, pop ups, podcasts, and other creative events. Book your next session here.

Booking must be made at least 2 hours before your session. You can check studio availability on the booking page; our booking system will show you only available dates and times, you can message us on WhatsApp.  Click here to see the booking page.

Bookings are confirmed only after full payment. You will receive emails confirming the success of your payment and booking. If you experience any issue with your booking or payment, kindly contact us or email

Yes, you are free to reschedule or cancel your booked session. However, you will be charged additional fees for rescheduling or cancellation. See our policy on rescheduling and cancellations here.

Every session you book at the Bako Studios come with our basic complimentary equipment. However, you can also rent additional equipment from us. See our basic equipment list here or see our equipment available for rental here.

Your one (1) hour session is 55 minutes, so we can clean the studio for the next session. If you need more time to create, you will be charged GHC 150 per hour, provided the studio is available. See our Studio Policy here.

Because the Bako Studios is a creative space, protecting the calm and creative energy in the studio is our priority. We have created guidelines so you could help us preserve that energy. See our Studio Policy here.