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BorrowLenses Gear Rentals of the Week: 25% Off Discount

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Save 25% off the following rentals now through Sunday, August 31st, 11:59 EST. Place any of the following items in your cart for rental. Enter BLDOW in the promo code section at checkout and automatically receive 25% off those items! Good for any future rental period so long as the order comes in before Sunday night. This week’s discounted items are as follows:  (more…)

Win a Phantom Quadcopter and GoPros with Free Pass to Photoshop World

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Don’t miss your chance to win a DJI Phantom Quadcopter, GoPros, gift certificates, and more. Here’s how:
• Get your free pass now before they run out.
• Visit BorrowLenses in booth #519.
• Enter to win a DJI Phantom Quadcopter, GoPros, gift certificates, and more.

Multiple chances to win prizes when you visit us all 3 days for free September 3rd, 4th, and 5th at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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Get a Free Day Rental On Us This Labor Day

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You can keep your rental until Tuesday, September 2nd when you set your rental period to begin on…

• August 27th (3 Day Rental)

• August 25th (7 Day Rental)

• August 20th (10 Day Rental)

…or pick up locally at one of our headquarters on these days:

• August 28th (3 Day Rental)

• August 25th (7 Day Rental)

• August 20th (10 Day Rental)

Create a custom rental period that ends on Labor Day and automatically get your bonus day free – rent today!

Free Shipping for the Month of August

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2 Day Shipping - We’ll Cover the Cost

For a limited time only get free shipping on all orders over $500 August 5th – 29th. Let us cover your shipping costs so you can get more of the gear you need and love. That’s a summer savings to celebrate!

Create your photo or video order today and use code AUGFREESHIP. (more…)

Instagram Gear Giveaway Contest

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#BLGoesVintage with our friend, The Phoblographer, for our first ever Instagram Giveaway! You have a chance to win a vintage medium format rangefinder camera. This leaf-shutter, fixed lens aging beauty shoots 6″×9″ exposures on 120 or 220 film. You can also take home a $250 BorrowLenses.com gift certificate so that you can still rent something from the modern age.

4 runner ups will win one of the following:

  • Oben Monopod
  • Custom SLR Camera Strap
  • Think Tank Turnstyle Sling Bag
  • BL T-Shirt, Sticker, and Tote Bag

HOW TO ENTER:

1. FOLLOW us on Instagram (@borrowlenses and @phoblographer)
2. REPOST the image below with #BLGoesVintage to your Instagram account.

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Contest ends on July 29th so enter today and tell all of your friends about it! Winners will be announced August 4th. (more…)

Win a New Camera from BorrowLenses: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, Panasonic GH4 4K Mirrorless Camera, or Canon 6D

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Tired of shooting with the same old camera? Take 1 minute to enter our camera giveaway!

You could win your choice of a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, Panasonic GH4 4K Mirrorless Camera, or Canon 6D Digital SLR with more chances to win runner-up prizes, including great gifts from Cinevate, Zacuto, Think Tank Photo, SmugMug, Videopixie, and many others.

One entry is all it takes for a chance to win a brand new camera and change the way you capture the world around you. Enter now below!

Full sweepstakes official rules and list of bonus prizes can be found at the bottom of this post below the entry form.

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Join Us On a Paramount Studio Backlot for Cine Gear: Win a GoPro HERO3+

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We’ll be soaking up the sun from our booth on the Paramount Studio Backlot for Cine Gear June 6th and 7th. Please visit us because we’ll have two brand new GoPro HERO3+ cameras burning a hole in our bag to give away! Stop by booth #34 in the New York Street Outdoor Exhibits portion of the expo and get your badge scanned for a chance to win 1 of 2 GoPro HERO3+ cameras. (more…)

Get a Free Pass to NAB and Visit BorrowLenses for $250 off Your Rental

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How to Get $250 off Your Next Video Rental Order:

Get a free expo pass to attend NAB April 7-10th and stop by our booth #12341 for our NAB Show Special: $250 off video rental orders of $500 or more. Stop by, meet the crew, and get your coupon. We look forward to seeing you at NAB!

Use the code below when registering for free entry into the exhibits portion of the show:

LV9564

BLNAB

Enter the BorrowLenses Weekly Giveaway

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Win a $250 gift certificate every week in addition to daily discount coupons.

How to win:

• Enter daily for a chance to win.

• Check your email to see if you’ve received an email with a randomly selected discount coupon up to 25% off.

• Check the BorrowLenses Facebook page every Monday to see who won our $250 gift certificate drawing.

Enter today - you could be our next winner!

Fine Print: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. ODDS OF WINNING WEEKLY $250 GIFT CERTIFICATE WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. ODDS OF WINNING DISCOUNT CODES ARE 1 IN 10. Must be 13+ at time of entry to participate. Eligibility & other restrictions apply. ARV of Prize: $250 (USD). Click for Official Rules. Only one entry per person, per day. Gift certificates and discount codes are for rentals only, are not transferable, are not valid for “for sale” or “education” items and are not stackable. Discount codes are good for any rental duration. BorrowLenses.com rental orders only ship to U.S. addresses and renters must possess a U.S. credit card. 

Free PDN PhotoPlus Expo Trade Show Tickets

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PDN’s PhotoPlus Expo in New York City is the year’s biggest photography industry trade show with previews of unreleased gear, inspiring talks from professional photographers, and free goodies from vendors like us! Attend for free by going through the (admittedly gauntlet-esque) registration process PPE has set up. The registration form is long (if you experience any confusion, see below – we walk you through it) but it is worth it to get the free Expo Pass, which includes admittance to the lounge with Wi-Fi. (more…)

This 4th of July Get 3 Free Days Rental On Us!

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We will be closed Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Place an order today, due to be returned on Independence Day and enter coupon code BLJULY4 to receive an extra 3 Days Rental Free. (more…)

BorrowLenses.com Now Shipping with UPS

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We have expanded our shipping options in order to provide an even better service for our renters. Our primary shipping carrier is now UPS! FedEx is still being supported for those who live in areas where FedEx is the only shipping option. Some of the benefits of using UPS in addition to FedEx include: (more…)

New BorrowLenses Pick Up Location In Southern California

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You can now pick up and drop off rentals in San Diego at Nelson Photo!

Pick Up/Drop Off Advantages

  • Save on shipping: Rent multiple items for 1 flat fee, regardless of weight.
  • Quick turnaround: Orders ship from our California hub.
  • Security without the signatures: No waiting around for delivery trucks. (more…)

San Francisco Area Call for Photographers for Stanford Event

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The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers are hosting a 2-day conference in June at Stanford University titled “Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age”. They are in need of a few volunteer still photographers to document the event and provide the following:

  • Photos of speakers
  • Panel sessions
  • Shots of the general audience

Volunteers will receive the following:

Work 1 day, get free access the second day of the event.
Work ½ day, get free access the other ½ day of the event.

This 2-day conference takes place on the 18th and 19th of June and will be held at the beautiful Stanford University campus. It explores the tech, creative, and biz requirements for delivering a compelling, high quality, monetizable entertainment experience over the web.

Volunteers should contact the volunteer coordination chair, Kellie McKeown, at: [email protected]

BorrowLenses Launches New Education Photography eBook Store

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Technique, knowledge, inspiration – gain it all at BorrowLenses Education!

Visit our Education section to see our newly-launched eBook store, filled with valuable content from professional photographers and educators.

  • Hone your skills and get introduced to new techniques.

  • Discover new and creative uses for gear.

  • Improve your business and sharpen your online acumen.

  • Earn special discount codes and promotions.

Get started at BorrowLenses Education and put what you learn into action!

Our eBooks are for photographers of all levels about a variety of topics including, but not limited to: photojournalism, landscape, lighting, and SEO strategies for photographers. Our eBooks are written by professional, working photographers covering all points of view. Have questions about how to download your first eBook? Please see our handy Education FAQ.