Your Questions about Rockaway Studios

First thing, despite the name, "Grip service" is nothing dirty - a "Grip is an assitant lighting director who takes care of hanging reflectors and lighting units so the director can focus on the shot. In our case, we offer this service for safety reasons: Some of our classic lighting systems have the potential to deliver a lethal jolt if not handled correctly. If you don't WANT the service, you must take and pass the Safe handling and operation class periodically offered. Optionally, the course material can be delivered in conjunction with a 2 hour or longer room or studio rental, which will allow the student to "solo" in the studio afterwards.
All client galleries sit behind multiple authentication methods. We regard it important to err on the side of caution with regards to privacy, We have disabled the ability to remove password protection on all client galleries.