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A place to rent camera equipemt in Sydney?

Postby ipv6ready on Sat Aug 12, 2006 3:10 pm

Hi,

Can someone point me to a shop that rents nikon gear?
Want to try a D200 or D2x for the weekend before purchasing.

Thanks. PS: I am sure this is somewhere in these posts but I could not find it. I need to brush on serch technics LOL

Thanks in advance
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Postby myarhidia on Sat Aug 12, 2006 11:21 pm

they're a bit pricy however have a d2x for hire.

http://www.baltronics.com.au/Baltrohire2005.pdf
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Postby Glen on Sun Aug 13, 2006 3:32 am

Borge Imaging at Crows Nest also rent Nikon
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Re: A place to rent camera equipemt in Sydney?

Postby binky on Tue Aug 15, 2006 5:22 am

ipv6ready wrote:Hi,

Can someone point me to a shop that rents nikon gear?
Want to try a D200 or D2x for the weekend before purchasing.

Thanks. PS: I am sure this is somewhere in these posts but I could not find it. I need to brush on serch technics LOL

Thanks in advance


Try L&P Photographics in Artarmon. Provided good service to me last time I rented from them many moons ago.

http://www.lapfoto.com.au/
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Postby ipv6ready on Fri Aug 18, 2006 10:34 am

Thank you everyone, as none these companies came up on google search.

I decided to go with Borge -> Speak to Matt Lonergan the Sydney Branch Manager. he looked for it all week and came through for me.

D200 $198 for friday 1pm to Monday noon hire.

For the investment the D200 or D2x is costing me I think its prudent to compare it directly over a full weekend. It might have been cheaper to play with it for an hour at a mini meet but the extra days seemed well worth it for me. Especially as the D100 is all the camera I need.

So over this weekend I have both a D200 and a D2x (friends one that I had for a week now to play with) so I can compare directly and then its off to the bargain section later in the month.

I have also bought some prime AIS lenses to just for the heck of it. In pretty good nick for $140 for a 20mm AIS and a 50mm AIS for $50 little worse for wear but the aperture and glass are fine.

A big jump from my D100.................only problem now I did to get rid of my SB-DX and buy a SB800 and all the accessories that don't match bugger!
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Postby Glen on Fri Aug 18, 2006 10:57 am

Matt is a nice guy at Borge's. Great idea to compare directly, hope you have a fantastic weekend of play. Use a tripod for some of your comparitive shots, takes the operator out of the equation.

Great price on the AIS lenses and good lens to boot
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