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.

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!

  • 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.

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 video cameras will remain unavailable because we cannot safely clean the them between use. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Rental Equipment List

Interchangeable Lens Cameras

Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR Body $100 $1350
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Body $125 $2850
Nikon D7200 DSLR Body $50 $800
Nikon D750 DSLR Body $100 $1000
Nikon D850 DSLR Body $125 $2700
Panasonic S5 with 20-60mm Lens $175 $2000


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 28-75mm f2.8 Di III RXD Lens (Sony E-Mount) $50 $700
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

Video Cameras

Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
GoPro HERO 6 with Accessory Kit $25 $250


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
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
Kodak Carousel 850 with 140 Capacity Tray $20 $100
Kodak Carousel 5600 with 140 Capacity Tray $20 $100
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

Microphones & Stabilizers

Item Cost (per day) Pre-Authorization
Rode Film Maker Wireless Lapel $20 $275
Rode VideoMic Pro Compact Shotgun Mic $20 $225
DJI Ronin-Essential S Stabilizer $50 $575
Zhiyun Crane 2 Stabilizer $50 $575
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.