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.
I’ve not used these companies, but the Flickr groups list several sources. Calumet and Lens Rentals.com come up often with positive comments.
- Adorama Rentals (New York, NY)
- Calumet (Bensenville, IL)
- Lens Lenders.com (Canada)
- Lens Rentals.com (Cordova, TN)
- Rent Glass.com (Celebration, FL)
- Southeastern Camera Rentals (Raleigh, NC)
- Zip Lens.com (Brookline, MA)
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|
|Lens Rentals||none||$82 (insured)|