Camera Rentals


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.

Request a Rental

To request a rental you may contact the McBain Camera Rental department by phone or email.

  • Within Edmonton: 780-420-0404
  • Outside Edmonton: 1-800-661-6980
  • Email:
  • Pick-up & Return: 10805-107th Ave. location

We would love to hear your feedback on our rental pool. If you are looking to rent an item not in our rental list please email us and we'll consider adding it to our pool.

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.


Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Canon EF 17-40mm F4.0L Lens $30 $700
Canon EF 100mm F2.8L Lens $35 $850
Canon EF 50mm F1.4 Lens $25 $375
Canon EF-S 10-22mm F3.5-4.5 Lens $30 $600
Canon EF 24-70mm F4.0 IS Lens $30 $950
Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8L Lens $40 $1000
Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8L II Lens $40 $1750
Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8L IS III Lens $40 $2000
Canon EF 70-200mm F4.0L IS Lens $30 $600
Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L II Lens $40 $2000
Canon EF 200-400mm F4.0L IS w/1.4x Teleconverter $100 $4000
Nikon AF 50mm F1.4 Lens $25 $350
Nikon AF-S 14-24mm F2.8 Lens $40 $1500
Nikon AF-S 24-70mm F2.8 VR Lens $40 $1500
Nikon AF 70-200mm F4.0 Lens $30 $1150
Nikon AF 70-200mm F2.8 VR FL Lens $40 $2000
Nikon AF 200-500mm F5.6 VR Lens $40 $1100
Nikon 105mm F2.8 AF-S VR IF ED Micro Lens $20 $550
Tamron AF 70-200mm F2.8 DI VC G2 Lens (Canon EF Mount) $40 $1100
Tamron AF 70-200mm F2.8 DI VC G2 Lens (Nikon F Mount) $40 $1100
Sigma 35mm F1.4 Lens (Canon EF Mount) $35 $750
Sigma 50mm F1.4 Lens (Canon EF Mount) $35 $750
Sigma 50mm F1.4 Lens (Nikon F Mount) $35 $750
Sigma 85mm F1.4 Lens (Canon EF Mount) $40 $950
Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary Lens (Canon EF Mount) $50 $900


Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Canon 430EX II Flash $15 $250
Canon 470EX-AI Flash $20 $300
Canon 580EX II Flash $20 $375
Canon 600EX-RT Flash $30 $375
Nikon SB-700 Flash $15 $250
Nikon SB-5000 Flash $30 $450
Nikon SB-910 Flash $30 $375


Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Promaster XC525C (Carbon) Tripod and Ball Head $10 N/A
Promaster XC528C (Carbon) Tripod and Ball Head $10 N/A
Promaster XC528 Tripod and Ball Head $10 N/A
Promaster CT-75 Video Pan Head $10 N/A
Manfrotto 190x Tripod and MVH500AH Video Head $10 N/A
Manfrotto 290Xtra Tripod and 496RC2 Ball Head $10 N/A
Manfrotto 190CB Tripod and 128RC Video Head $10 N/A
Manfrotto 127 Basic Video Dolly $10 N/A

Studio Lighting

Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Profoto A1 (Canon) $40 $750
Profoto A1 (Nikon) $40 $750
Promaster LED 1000B LED (2x) Light Kit $100 $400
Promaster Unplugged M600 Light Kit $50 $750
Promaster 600B Ring Light $25 $150
Broncolor Siros 800 Light $125 $2500
Broncolor Siros 800L (2x) Light Kit $150 $3750
Broncolor Para 88 Reflector with Adapter & Stand $120 $3000
Broncolor L40 Standard Reflector with Grids & Doors $15 $375
Broncolor P70 Reflector with Grids & Doors $15 $375
Broncolor Beauty Dish $20 $450
Profoto B1X 500 AirTTL Location (2x Light) Kit $150 $3700
Profoto OCF Beauty Dish $20 $150
Promaster Background Stand $25 N/A
Promaster Rolling Studio Stand $20 N/A
Promaster Light Stand Set (2) $20 N/A
Yelangu Magilight Light Wand $75 $300

Projectors/VHS Players

Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Epson Powerlite 1785W Projector $90 $750
Epson Powerlite 2142W Projector $90 $1000
Slide Projector/Viewer $20 N/A
Pioneer VHS Player $25 N/A

Projector Screens

Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
4' Screen $15 N/A
5' Screen $15 N/A
6' Screen $15 N/A
7' Screen $15 N/A
8' Screen $15 N/A


Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Zhiyun Crane 2 Stabilizer $50 $575

Sony Printers

Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Sony Snap Lab $50 (plus $0.59/4x6 or $2.99/5x7) $500
Prices listed are per day (24 hours)
Weekend Rate: 1 day charge - Equipment may be picked up anytime after 3pm 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: Pickup and return to 10805-107th Ave. location unless other arrangements have been made in advance.