Have you ever been planning for a big weekend or an extra special vacation and knew that you were going to be shooting lots of amazing photos? Maybe you are going to photograph a wedding or take family portraits. However, you just don't have that special lens or that special camera that would be perfect for the occasion. And you definitely aren't going to drop a bunch of money on a new lens right now. Recently, on Twitter, I found the coolest company. ATS Rentals loans out camera bodies, lenses, and other accessories for very reasonable prices.
I had the pleasure of renting a Canon 5d Mark II and a 100-400mm lens. The plan was that we were going to return to the Skagit River and photograph more eagles. We did make the trip, but unfortunately when we returned the eagles were just not as visible and my pictures aren't really blog worthy. Bummer. Isn't that the way life goes? It's like when you go to the store without extra spending money. Don't you always find things to buy? And then when you return with some cash to burn, nothing is very appealing.
Anyway, I highly recommend ATS Rentals. They were very personable, prompt, and professional (how's that for 3 P's). I was in constant communication with the company in regards to the rental dates, arrival dates, and equipment. I also was not prepared with the correct memory card for the 5d and they even shipped me one. It arrived in less than two days.
So the next time you are coveting that special lens or way-too-expensive camera, treat yourself and check out ATS Rentals. You just might be inspired to shoot some extra amazing photos.
Check out these pictures for this week's scavenger hunt shot with the 5dmarkII and the 100-400.
These gorillas were chasing each other up and down the trees. It was pretty cute. You can't tell because I am using the super awesome 100-400mm, but I was actually standing behind a whole crowd of people.
Guess what we woke up to today? Snow! These pictures were also taken with the rental gear through my living room window. How awesome is that?
Is my little guy not the sweetest thing ever? We bundled him up last weekend and took him and Nate to the zoo. I couldn't get over how cute he was.
This guy was huddled under a blanket to stay warm. Poor thing.Frozen:
And the wolves were beautiful. Absolutely stunning.
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you'll check out ATS Rentals the next time you want to try out a special lens or camera (or other gear like tripods, flashes, projectors, etc).
Enjoy your week!