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Win a Phantom Quadcopter and GoPro HERO4s at PhotoPlus Expo

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Visit us along with over 22,000 professional photographers and enthusiasts this year in New York City at PhotoPlus Expo in Booth #159! Get your badge scanned for a chance to win a Phantom Quadcopter or several chances at a GoPro HERO4.

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Stop by our booth anytime between October 30th and November 1st to have your badge scanned to enter to win a prize. You don’t have to be present to win a GoPro! Quadcopter live drawing will be at noon, November 1st.

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While you’re there, be sure to visit our friends over at Phlearn on Thursday, October 30th at 4pm in the food court of the expo convention center. We’ll be there giving away all kinds of goodies, including nice camera straps, monopods, bags, and more. RSVP via the Facebook page today (not required, just handy for planning purposes).

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Winners of the BorrowLenses.com Camera Giveaway

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We’ve been torturing you with posts goading you to “like” and “share” our big camera giveaway of 2014 and 15 of you have been rewarded with one of the many runner up prizes we’ve received from our partners and 1 enviable soul has won their choice of a brand new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, a Panasonic GH4 4K Mirrorless Camera, or a Canon 6D Digital SLR.

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Halloween Special: Free Rental Days

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Gain extra time to grab that fall color with 3 free rental days! Use code PUMPKIN14 at checkout.

If your rental is due back on Halloween (October 31st)  you can keep it for the weekend! Get three free days added to your order when your rental begins on one of the dates below and keep it until Monday, November 3rd:

October 28th  ( For a 3 Day Rental )

October 24th  ( For a 7 Day Rental )

October 21st  ( For a 10 Day Rental )

Create a custom rental period that ends on Halloween and automatically get your bonus days free!

Fine Print: Not eligible for existing orders or For Sale items. BorrowLenses.com rental orders only ship to U.S. addresses and renters must possess a U.S. credit card. This code is for rentals only, is not transferable, is not valid on items for purchase, and cannot be combined with other discount codes. Coupon expires October 31 at 11:59pm PST.

Instagram Weekly Photo Challenge: Celebrating Workers of All Trades

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See our season recap of all of the best Instagram photos from the BorrowLenses Instagram page where winners received $50 gift certificates. 

Images from Last Week:

Thank you to everyone who submitted a wedding image to the Instagram page last week for the challenge! It was great to see the assortment of wedding images that BorrowLenses fans have captured throughout the summer wedding season. Fans followed the BorrowLenses Instagram page and tagged photos with #BLWeddings. The WINNER of last week’s Instagram contest is Alyssa ShrockCongratulations to Alyssa for submitting the winning wedding photo and winning a $50 rental credit to BorrowLenses. Check out more of her beautiful wedding and portrait photography on her website Alyssa Shrock Photography!

Here are a few of our other favorite images collected. Feel free to comment and let us know what image is your favorite in the bunch! Check out all of the #BLWedding entries here. (more…)

Instagram Weekly Photo Challenge: Weddings

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See our season recap of all of the best Instagram photos from the BorrowLenses Instagram page where winners received $50 gift certificates.

Images from Last Week:

Last week we had a great assortment of silhouettes images uploaded to Instagram for the challenge! Fans followed the BorrowLenses Instagram page and tagged photos with #BLSilhouettes. The WINNER of last week’s Instagram contest is Jeff Harmon! He submitted this photo of a lonely aspen in front of the sun setting at Big Cottonwood Canyon in Utah. Congratulations to Jeff for submitting the winning image and winning a $50.00 rental credit to BorrowLenses.

Here are a few of our other favorite images collected. Feel free to comment and let us know what image is your favorite in the bunch! Check out all of the #BLSilhouettes entries here. (more…)

Instagram Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouettes

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See our season recap of all of the best Instagram photos from the BorrowLenses Instagram page where winners received $50 gift certificates.

Images from Last Week:

Last week we had some great gear selfies uploaded to Instagram for the challenge! Fans followed the BorrowLenses Instagram page and tagged photos with #BLGearSelfie. The WINNER of last week’s Instagram contest is Douglas Croft! Congratulations to Douglas for submitting the winning gear selfie on top Aiguille du Midi with his Nikon D7000 and Nikon 18-300mm and winning a $50.00 rental credit to BorrowLenses. (more…)

Instagram Weekly Photo Challenge: Gear Selfie

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See our season recap of all of the best Instagram photos from the BorrowLenses Instagram page where winners received $50 gift certificates.

Images from Last Week:

Last week it felt like BorrowLenses got to travel around the world as we reviewed all of the “Summer Adventure” images. Fans followed the BorrowLenses Instagram page and tagged photos with #BLAdventure. The WINNER of last week’s Instagram contest is Jonathan Gipaya. Congratulations to  Jonathan for submitting the winning image of a bride and groom that wanted to adventure to Snoqualmie Falls after their wedding ceremony. Enjoy the $50.00 rental credit to BorrowLenses. Here are a few of our other favorite images collected. Feel free to comment and let us know what image is your favorite in the bunch! Check out all of the #BLAdventure entries here. (more…)

Instagram Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Adventure

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See our season recap of all of the best Instagram photos from the BorrowLenses Instagram page where winners received $50 gift certificates.

Images from Last Week:

Last week we had some creative entries of people showing us “Three” of something photos. Fans followed the BorrowLenses Instagram page and tagged photos with #BLThree. The WINNER of last week’s Instagram contest is Erica Mengouchian! Congratulations to Erica for submitting the winning image and winning a $50.00 rental credit to BorrowLenses. Here are a few of our other favorite images collected. Feel free to comment and let us know what image is your favorite in the bunch! Check out all of the #BLThree entries here. (more…)

Instagram Weekly Photo Challenge: Three

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See our season recap of all of the best Instagram photos from the BorrowLenses Instagram page where winners received $50 gift certificates.

Images from Last Week:

Last week we had some great entries of people showing us their favorite “Blue” shots. Fans followed the BorrowLenses Instagram page and tagged photos with #BLSomethingBlue. The WINNER of last week’s Instagram contest is Natalie Martinez! Congratulations to Natalie for winning a $50.00 rental credit to BorrowLenses. Here are a few of our other favorite images collected. Feel free to comment and let us know what image is your favorite in the bunch! Check out all of the #BLSomethingBlue entries here. (more…)

Instagram Weekly Photo Challenge: BLUE

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Want to get your photography featured on our blog and Instagram accounts? Each Wednesday BorrowLenses is announcing a theme of the week and you will have until the following Tuesday to submit your entry. You may already have a photo that suits the theme or you can view it more as a weekly photo challenge. Continue reading to discover this week’s theme and how to enter! This is an exciting new opportunity that we hope will get more of our users and fans showing us what they shoot. (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! (more…)

Instagram Weekly Photo Challenge

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See our season recap of all of the best Instagram photos from the BorrowLenses Instagram page where winners received $50 gift certificates.

Images from Last Week:

Last week we unofficially kicked off our photo challenge by asking people to show us their favorite images from the Fourth of July. Instagram users followed the BorrowLenses Instagram page and tagged photos with #BLFourthofJuly. Here are 6 of our favorites from the images collected. Feel free to comment and let us know what image is your favorite in the bunch! Check out all of the #BLFourthofJuly entries here. (more…)

A Photographer’s Guide to Modern Urbexing Jamie MacDonald

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Jamie MacDonald is an Olympus Trailblazer who shoots nature and wildlife in the Mid-Michigan area exclusively with the Olympus Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds camera systems. He is also a contributor for Small Camera Big Picture. As a nature and landscape photographer he enjoys exploring new areas that have often been abandoned. Learn the tools of the trade to modern “urbexing” in the article written below by Jamie MacDonald. He has also been featured on our blog discussing a new light painting tool to create a successful light painted photo

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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…)

Need an Extra Hand? Trials Begin at BorrowLenses for Photography Assistant Rental

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Logistically messy and perhaps ethically unorthodox, we labored over the decision to start offering actual, human photography assistants for rent. The demand was too high to ignore and so we’re launching a trial run. Finally, picking up an extra hand is now as easy as getting a spare body. (more…)