Camera Rentals

Rentals - Red Deer

Whatever your needs, the McBain Camera rental department can help you! We rent DSLRs, tripods, studio lighting equipment, data projectors and more. All our equipment is rented on a daily basis, and we offer substantial discounts for a weekly rental or even a monthly rental if required.

To request a rental you may contact the McBain Camera Rental department by phone, email or click the "Chat" button in the lower right to request a rental through live chat!

We look forward to providing Red Deer with great camera rental options and invite you to check back often as our rental pool will continue to grow!

Extended Rental Periods

When you have a project that requires the use of equipment over an extended period of time, McBain has you covered. We offer discounted rates for weekend and weekly rentals.

  • Weekend: 1.5x daily rate
  • Weekly: 4x daily rate
  • Monthly: 12x daily rate

Try Before You Buy Programs

We also encourage you to check out our Try Before You Buy programs. Get a free 3-day trial of new camera gear and see if it is the right gear to add to your collection. We are currently running programs for the following brands:

Please note: We require a credit card pre-authorization for all rentals, please have your credit card and driver's license available when picking up equipment. Thank you!

COVID-19 Rentals Service Update: We are pleased to once again offer photography equipment rentals with some restrictions. Due to the ongoing pandemic some gear will remain unavailable because we cannot safely clean the equipment between use. This includes cameras, video cameras and microphones. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Rental Equipment List


Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Canon EF 16-35mm f4.0L IS USM Lens $20 $800
Canon EF 70-200mm f4.0L IS USM Lens $40 $1000
Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8L II Lens $40 $1750
Canon EF 50mm f1.4 Lens $25 $375
Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS II Lens $40 $2000
Canon EF 100mm f2.8L IS Macro Lens $35 $850
Nikon 24-70mm f2.8 G ED Lens $40 $1000
Nikon 105mm f2.8 G ED Micro Lens $40 $700
Nikon 70-200mm f4.0 G ED VR Lens $30 $750
Nikon 70-200mm f2.8 G ED VR II Lens $40 $2000
Sigma 10-20mm f4-5.6 DC HSM for Canon EF Mount $20 $350
Sigma 12-24mm f4.0 Art DG HSM Lens for Nikon F-Mount $40 $1500
Tamron 150-600mm f5.0-6.3 Di VC USD Lens for Nikon F-Mount $50 $1500


Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Canon 600 EX-RT Speedlite $30 $375
Nikon SB-5000 Speedlite $30 $375
Nikon SB-910 Speedlight $30 $450


Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Zhiyun Crane 2 Handheld Stabilizer $50 $575
Manfrotto 3001B Tripod $10 $150
Manfrotto 056 3-Way Pan Head $10 N/A
Manfrotto 501 Video Head $10 N/A
Manfrotto 488RC2 Ball Head $10 N/A

Studio Lighting

Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Promaster Unplugged M600 Light Kit $100 $750
Promaster LED1000B Light Kit $100 $400
Promaster Background Stand $10 N/A


Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Optoma DLP Projector $90 $500
Kodak Ektagraphic II A Slide Projector $30 N/A
Draper 7' Projector Screen $15 N/A
Epson V550 Photo Scanner $15 $75
Prices listed are per day (24 hours)
Weekend Rate: 1.5x day charge - Equipment may be picked up anytime after 12pm Friday and must be returned before 12pm on Monday. Returns on Sunday still use the same rate.
Weekly: 4x day charge
Monthly: 12x day charge

Note: Customers may pick up their rental the day before (no extra charge) if it is picked up after 5pm and dropped off before 11am the day it is due back.