equipment rental Dec 2012Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
711rentHamburg - Frankfurt - Duesseldorf - Amsterdam - Paris
Adolph GasserSan Francisco
CSI RentalsNew York
Dedo Weigert FilmMunich
Delight Rental ServicesBerlin - Stuttgart - Marbella
Digital Capture PraguePrague
Haedler + HaedlerMunich
M17 group - rentNuremberg
Samy's CameraLos Angeles
Visuals SwitzerlandZurich - Geneve
711rent is a leading professional equipment rental company with branches in Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris. All of its offices are conveniently found in city centre locations.
A 24/7 service from expert staff supports clients wherever they are in the world. The company also offers "ready to fly" packed equipment complete with customs papers that can be delivered to locations worldwide. Night boxes and locked parking spaces are available in most shops, making equipment pick-up and drop-off possible 24/7.
711rent carries well-maintained gear covering all major brands, including Profoto, Broncolor, Briese, Arri, Kino Flo, Hasselblad, Phase One, Canon, Apple and more.
Recent additions include Arri M 25/40, Profoto Pro Daylight, Briese HMI, Focus2, 85 and 96 Umbrellas, Canon EOS 1DX, Canon C 300, Zeiss lenses with EF Mount, new Phase One lenses, Bron flash and HMI usable para reflectors 88, 177 and 222, Broncolor Move and Profoto B4 generators.
The 711rent network enables clients to order equipment and pick it up at any of the company's branches. Clients are always welcome to stop by and check out the newest equipment, or just have a cup of coffee and a chat. Be sure to visit the company's new and updated website for more information.
The Adolph Gasser Rental Departments have a knowledgeable staff that can answer questions clients' might have or suggest equipment they'll need for their shoots.
The still rental department carries various cameras, from 35mm to 8x10, studio and location lighting, grip equipment and accessories. Adolph Gasser is the leading San Francisco audio/visual rental source, renting HD cameras, lighting, audio, tripods and DLP projectors.
"Adolph Gasser's Rental Departments have a special deal on rental gear: We offer a walk-in special every Wednesday and Friday after 3pm, where non-reserved items are 40% of the one-day rate and due back by 12pm the next day. Friday rentals are due back Monday."
Check the pricelists here.
CSI Rentals is the one-stop-shop in New York City for photo and video equipment, all under one roof, featuring camera and lighting rentals for still and video at the same location as well as expendable photo and video supplies.
The company features professional camera rentals including DSLR HD, medium format, pro digital capture, video and cinema, motion follow focus rigs and accessories.
CSI's extensive rental inventory is maintained in peak condition by experienced professionals: every piece of equipment is triple tested and every order is checked before it leaves the door. CSI Rentals' Street Level Location speeds and eases loading, unloading and accessibility and the Curb Side Service delivers gear to location. Delivery and pick up services and a 24-hour drop-off centre complete the offer.
Dedo Weigert Film started as a film production and camera rental company in the early 1960s and today still offers unique and unusual rental equipment, such as the dedolight PanAura 7 daylight and tungsten soft light.
Without hot spots, comprising three different diffusers and a 40° grid, the PanAura family (3'; 5' and 7') offers a caressing wrap-around light character. The shallow depth of this portable window system offers distinct space-saving advantages and is also far lighter (16 kg), offering higher light efficiency and lower heat and power consumption (max. 1,15 kW) to comparable systems.
Dedo Weigert Film continues as one of the most innovative high-speed video rental houses in Europe, offering the uniquely powerful (up to 100,000 Watts) LUMINYS flicker-free (DC), dimmable, daylight systems for high-speed shots.
Dedo also includes a professional high-speed video department equipped with the latest Vision Research Phantom cameras and Kenyon gyro stabilisers for shots taken from objects in motion. A full range of accessories, complete dedolight lighting tools and professional consultation are also provided.
Providing maximum support for professional photographers and their productions, Delight Rental Services (DRS) presents the latest camera and light equipment from only the best brands. The company also supplies every essential piece of equipment, from heaters to tents and walkie talkies to ensure a successful, professional shoot.
Delight branches can be found in Berlin, Stuttgart and Marbella. Like its Berlin branch, Delight Rental Services Stuttgart offers a new back drop box allowing clients to pick up or drop off equipment 24/7.
Visit the website for the company's full range of new tools.
Digital Capture Prague is the only specialised digital tech service in the city. Using professionally trained staff the company provides the highest quality service that even the most demanding of photographers will appreciate.
Services include colour calibration/profiling, focus and exposure checking, image enhancement and touch-up, processing and adjusting RAW captures, post production, retouching and compositing, Photoshop compositions for layouts, print and online galleries, digital asset management, client file delivery and archiving.
The company uses high-end professional equipment, including the latest series of Phase One cameras with Schneider Kreuznach lenses, Quato colour-calibrated reference monitors, Apple computers, Wacom tablets and Adobe software.
Services operate on a 24-7-365 basis. Visit the website for more information.
Los Angeles: EDGE
EDGE is LA's largest and most private boutique studio and rental house. A 5500 Sq. Ft. space with off street parking, private entrance and a very competitive full service grip and lighting rental.
EDGE focuses on tailored service and maximum privacy. Drive-in loading access and 600 AMP 3 phase power makes the studio very unique and competitive in relation to corporate studios in LA. Its staff are some of the most knowledgeable assistants in Los Angeles, providing top-notch, personalised production assistance, studio, lighting, grip, digital and capture.
EDGE also works with budgets of all sizes, and its main goal is to get as many productions in the studio as possible. "The more foot traffic and good energy, the better - that's our policy!" Located at the mid-city crossing, EDGE is central to all the production hot spots, close to the 10 freeway, LaBrea and Highland.
Flashlight Photorental exists to help professional photographers produce drama-free shoots through excellent customer service, great equipment, extended business hours and free delivery. Flashlight is located in Minneapolis' Northeast Arts District.
Visit the website for more information.
Haedler + Haedler GmbH is one of the biggest German providers for photo rental equipment and can also supply every kind of prop and set for staged productions. Its friendly service and long experience is one of the reasons international producers return time and again.
Perfect logistics, accurate maintenance and careful packaging, also for travelling abroad, are a matter of course, while uncomplicated and fast help for repairs, retail or spare parts is all part of the service. Partners for studio locations, location scouting, team vans, ironing services or even full production are available. Haedler + Haedler GmbH offers a full service and is fully committed to every professional production. Stay tuned on facebook for the latest tools and news.
Through its online system clients can get information about the huge variety of equipment on offer and can easily and swiftly send a detailed rental request.
Visit the website for more information.
Based in Barcelona, LocLum works throughout Spain, France and Portugal.
Combining experience and the newest gear, LocLum is the prime rental house for light, camera, digital and production material. The staff at LocLum is known for its efficient and professional services as well as its highly personal attention to clients' needs. The team speaks Spanish, English, French, and German.
Recent acquisitions include: Hasselblad H4x for our PhaseOne backs; Profoto ProDaylight HMI; Briese 140cm Umbrella, for our Briese HMI/flash; Desisti Tungsten Fresnels, 650W, 1kW and 2kW; Ianiro Red Heads/Mandarinas; Sachtler DV 10SB video/film tripods; Zacuto Electronic Viewfinder.
Clients include Smart, Nike, Adidas, Volkswagen, La Caixa, Martini and many more.
Visit LocLum's website, email or call for more information.
M17Group is a state-of-the-art photo and film facility located in Nuremberg, Bavaria, with more than 2000 m² of indoor production space divided between four studios for multi-purpose uses.
Studio I is equipped with a giant 10 x 6 m² light-box which can be used for wide diffusion across a large area. There is also a 36m corner cove with a ceiling height of 8.2m. Studio II features a fully equipped kitchen complete with a walk-in fridge that makes it ideal for food shoots. Ideal for car shoots, the ground-floor studio also enjoys a huge outdoor area and ample parking.
M17's in-house photo and film equipment departement provides 24/7 service and supports productions worldwide with grip, lighting and camera equipment.
Equipment includes Briese Flash adapted to Hensel portable generators, ARRI 1.2KW / 2.5KW flicker-free, iWorkCase for MacBook Pro, DSLR kit for Canon/Nikon with matte box and follow focus, stands, tripods and grip. Brands include Briese, ProFoto, Elinchrom, California Sunbounce, Phase One, Hensel, Leica, Canon, Chimera, Sinar, Arri and Manfrotto.
The first choice for photographers in Hamburg, prolightrent (PLR) supports productions with excellent and well-maintained cameras and lighting equipment. Continuous investment means the company is always in a position to offer the very latest gear.
Recent equipment additions include:
- Zeiss Compact Prime Lenses (CP.2) from 21mm-85mm for Canon EF and PL Mount.
- More pixels in medium format cameras with Phase One Backs including the IQ140, P65+ and IQ180 for Hasselblad H and Phase One cameras.
- Canon 1DX with high-speed AF; 5 D Mark III; 2,8/24-70mm II
- Nikon D800; 2,8/300mm VR II.
- Profoto B4 battery pack.
- Sympla DSLR Rig with electronic follow focus for Canon.
- Hedler DF15 (HMI), Arrilite 750Plus (Tungsten).
The company's dropbox offers equipment pick-up and return anytime. PLR also sells all kinds of equipment. Visit the website for more information.
Samy's Camera has been the leader in sales and rentals of high quality imaging products and the ultimate resource for the professional and amateur photographer.
Samy's rents a huge assortment of equipment, from cameras and lenses to studio grip gear. Clients include students, photographers, movie studios, and more. The company offers lighting equipment, digital cameras and scanners, professional video gear and film cameras, from 35mm up to 4x5 and 8x10, plus panoramic format cameras.
Samy's is located throughout Southern California and also ship directly to desired locations.
Click here for the rental catalogue.
Top Studios is a leading professional light and camera equipment rental company supplying only the best brands. Located in Barcelona since 1996, the company also offers more then 2000 m² of studio space to rent.
Providing maximum technical support for professional photographers and their productions, Top Studios presents the best lighting equipment from Profoto, Hensel, HMI, Chimera, Mola and others.
Latest arrivals include Profoto HMI 800, 400 and 200 as well as the Profoto Pro-B4 generator.
Visit the website for more information.
Visuals Switzerland is a full service sales, rental and repair company for professional film, TV and video companies. It also provides consultancy and systems integration.
With offices conveniently situated in both Geneva and Zurich, each with its own technical support department, Visuals provides coverage for all sales, rental and service needs across the entire country.
The Visuals team has created solutions which help clients' projects succeed.
- A made-to-measure concept.
- Easy-of-use, flexibility and advice.
- Innovative solutions and services.
- Maintenance and up-keep.
- Master classes to refine skills.
Visit Visuals' website for detailed information.