Akron Photo Society

Akron's Industrial Space for Creatives


Hello friends -

We hope you're well despite these times of uncertainty. We're grateful to announce that we will be resuming reservations after May 12th, implementing some procedures in the studio to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please refer to them in our terms & conditions prior to booking and please reach out to us with any questions. Thank you to all of you for the kindness, support, and patience. We're excited to see you again <3

Maddie + Matt | Akron Photo Society


About Our Studio

Where We Come From

Akron Photo Society is a versatile, industrial space that is passionate about helping the creative community. What was once a part of the B.F. Goodrich tire factory, Akron Photo Society now resides in one of the original buildings restored on the grounds in the heart of Canal Place. Akron Photo Society was curated by local photographers Maddie Draffan and Matt Clapper who are both passionate about the fundamentals that make a great creative community.


As your chosen photography studio, Akron Photo Society allows other photographers and creators to capture beautiful moments with creative twists that will remain timeless. Take a look at our calendar, rental rates, and please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions or comments!

Some studio features include:

- all natural light (West & South facing)

- free parking

- close proximity to highways

- versatile floor space

- heating

Reserve the Studio

Reserve time for photo shoots, creative gatherings, and small events. For events, please message us below to tell us more about your special day.

Get in Touch

Feel free to message us with any questions about the studio!

©2019 by Akron Photo Society.