Nikon Lens Rentals

Mar 03, 2009
by:   Tim Stanley

Before you spend nearly $2000 for a fantastic lens, you may want to rent it to see if it’s really worth it.  If you rent this for a week, you can rent this Nikon 70-200mm f2.8 for almost $10 / day. If you can’t afford to own all the Best High End Nikon Lenses, you can still borrow them for a few days for those special occasions when you need the perfect lens.

Nikon 70-200mm f2.8

I’ve not used these companies, but the Flickr groups list several sources.  Calumet and Lens come up often with positive comments.

Rate Comparison

I’ve listed below a summary of rates found as of March 2009 for a Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 lens.

Source Day Rate Weekly Rate
Adorama Rentals $30 $150
Calumet $35 $105
Lens Lenders none $149
Lens Rentals none $82 (insured)
Rent Glass none $54
Southeastern Camera $30 $120
Zip Lens none $60

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