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Is America's photo Industry at the same cross roads as France's? We want to here from you! #borrowlenses #bl #photoindustry #professionalphotogrpaher
France's Ministry of Culture and Communication has published a new report on the state of the photography industry in the country. The study contains numbe
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Now THIS is how you 'kick off' Memorial Day Weekend!! #borrowlenses #bl #lightpainting #photography #dancephotography  
Orphe can wirelessly control devices, enabling the smart shoe to act as instruments, videogame controllers, or create illuminated patterns in the air.
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We've taken all the guess work out of choosing gear for your upcoming wedding or big event!! Save time and shoot for success! #borrowlenses #bl #weddingphotography #gear #gearrental
Find your perfect match in time for your next (or first) big wedding shoot. Many of you are probably worried about not bringing the right equipment with you. We have thousands of items for you to rent but only certain items are ideal for weddings. This list will help you narrow it down to just the essentials to fit your shooting style. Take note of these 10 tips that will help you complete your skills.
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There are reasons to shoot in either file format, so what's your opinion on the matter? #Raw or #Jpeg
This discussion will help you in putting an end to at least one of such questions, that is, shooting in RAW vs JPEG – which is the better?
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+Bill Bultman great question! From what I gather, those shooting in bulk whose aim is a quick turnover will stick to jpeg, those who want more control in post shoot raw, and then there are those who shoot in booth using mostly jpeg in post but have the option of raw if they need more information - or vice versa back up their raw files in jpeg just in case something goes wrong :) 
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This is one of the most endearing projects we have seen on the internet in a while! Way to put your #videography skills to a use @alexnorgay #passionproject #borrowlenses #lookingforadam
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What do you think? Do they hit the mark recreating the #auroraborealis ?? Of course it couldn't possibly take its place, but we admire #ShanksFX inventiveness!! phenomenon

Have you ever attempted to re-create a #naturalphenomenon with #photography or #videography ? 
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Congratulations to Ken Sherman! You're the winner of last week's "Weekly Rental Giveaway"!
Enter to win a $250 Gift Certificate + Daily Rental Discounts in the Weekly Rental Giveaway here: http://www.borrowlenses.com/giveaway
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This guy is a portrait photographers nightmare. As @arnet says, "Don't go see it. Don't ever buy the work."
Richard Prince's new show of Instagram printouts at Gagosian is sexist.
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just when i thought i couldn't have any less respect for the art world, this bullsht is a 'gallery show'
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Would you like to be a part of a fun, energetic, gearhead-centric workforce? If you are based in and around the Bay Area, now is your chance!! Check out this link for details: http://bit.ly/1SdY6a6
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A true tale of when old meets new! Check out what this camera enthusiast created to collide two eras into one. #camerahack #borrowlenses #vintagecamera #mirrorless camera

Disclaimer: Do not try this with @Borrowleneses gear :)
Photographer Mario Nagano has a new camera lens that will undoubtedly draw quite a few looks from fellow photographers: it's an old lens from a 1950s bello
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Get an Extra Day on Us! We’re not working on #MemorialDay which means you get to keep your gear for longer. Keep your shipped rental at no extra cost until Tuesday, May 26th when your rental ends on May 25th, 2015. Find out more information here: http://bit.ly/1HfkX1C

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Fred Alluso
5 months ago
I needed to test out a Fuji X series lens on my X-T1. Since BorrowLenses has been on my radar for about two years now, the decision to utilize their services was an easy one. Especially after they opened a NYC branch for pick-up and drop-offs. I was pleased to find the entire process very straightforward and as accommodating as can be for me as a consumer. The process began online, followed by a security and verification fax. I then visited the office in New York City to pick-up and drop-off the lens. In short, the lens was clean and in great shape. The service online and in-person was absolutely top-notch. I highly recommend them for anyone who needs to rent or try out photographic gear.
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Dominic Uliano
10 months ago
Had a phenomenal First Time experience with Borrow Lenses a couple weeks ago. Borrowed a Nikon 12-24mm f/4.0 lens for a trip to Maine. The experience of finding and ordering the lens was very easy and straight forward. The lens shipped via Fedex and arrived ontime. The lens itself was in superb condition. Even sending the lens back was easy as they provided a return label and packaging. This is what renting camera equipment should be like. I am planning a trip to San Francisco in a couple weeks. I just ordered the same lens but this time I will be picking it up at a location near where I will be staying. Sure it will be a super good Second Experience! Thank you Borrow Lenses
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Darwin Sayo
a year ago
I rented my usual camera body, 70-200, and my favorite 24-70. The 24-70 had issues with focusing at the long end. I had to come out, focus, and them come in again. Regardless to say it was broken. It was frustrating not having a working 24-70. I had other lenses to cover it but. . . So I e-mailed them about it and they refunded the cost of the rental for just that one lens. I wasn't using the equipment to shoot birds, no offense to bird shooters, or my kids playing in the backyard. I used them for my work and the equipment failed. I'm disappointed that they didn't refund my whole order. I don't want to give these guys a bad review but this was my first experience renting from them. Usually I rent from Calumet but Calumet has really bad customer service. Time to look for another place.
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Chris L
10 months ago
I rented a lens, that I am considering buying, for a weekend trip. I booked the lens a week in advance and received a call the day before I was supposed to receive it that it was overbooked and not available. After asking some questions, the representative told me that the all copies of the lens I booked had been sold and they would not have any copies to rent until the following week. Clearly their inventory system has issues. They did offer an upgraded rental at no additional charge, but I wasn't interested in any other lens.
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Nick Kretz
7 months ago
I have rented through BorrowLenses over the past few months and find their business to be extremely reasonable, cost effective and efficient for my needs. Their customer service is on point and I enjoy meeting their friendly and knowledgable staff every time I pick up or drop off equipment. I also like the fact that they have computers on-site because a few times, I've had to recreate my order and the process is a lot quicker when I can create the order myself. Keep up the Good Work!
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Bradly Knowell
11 months ago
These guys are awful to deal with. I was a potential customer and had placed an order for over $600.00 that I no longer needed because they did not accept my insurance. Hey, thats all fine and dandy but what wasn't OK was them charging my credit card even though I cancelled the order 2 weeks prior. On top of that, they knew I was not going to use them because of the insurance issue. I'm still in the process of getting that $600.00 back. I may adjust my rating if they fix the issue.
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Christine Robles
a year ago
I rented a Nikon D600 and chose to pick it up at a local participating camera shop. EASY & convenient! I had a minor problem with the camera and emailed BorrowLenses and received a response almost immediately. They offered to send a replacement straight away! Very pleased here!
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Kieran Doyle
2 years ago
I purchased a FF Nikon and immediately discovered I was lens poor. I have rented locally and from BL. If you value your time, BL has great rates. I used a 10 day rental on 70-200 2.8 that I was considering. The lens is sublime, it arrived on time, with hood & UV filter, nice... I sent it back by dropping it off at my office. I received an email response when BL received it back. What could be better? A $2,000 lens delivered when you want it. I discovered that the lens is really heavy for what I want to do. I loved it and will rent from time to time, but I will save my $$ and buy something better suited to me.
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