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Winners of’s 2014 Camera Giveaway

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The Big Day: Prize Time

We’ve been torturing you for 2 months with teaser posts goading you to “like” and “share” our big camera giveaway of 2014 and 50 of you have been rewarded with one of the many runner up prizes we’ve generously received from our partners. Additionally, 5 of you have won gift certificates and 1 enviable soul has won their choice of a brand new Sony a7R (body only), a Nikon Df (body only), or a Canon 6D (with a Canon 24-105mm f/4.0L IS USM AF Lens). (more…)

What It’s Like to Win a Canon 5D Mark III

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On the eve of our big camera giveaway winner announcement we reached out to last year’s winner to see how her year has faired since winning a brand new Canon 5D Mark III from Rachel Coward is a photographer and editor at TulsaKids Magazine, an award-winning parenting publication in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Previously she was a staff photographer and editor at the Columbia Missourian and a photographer for the University of Missouri’s alumni magazine.


Top of the Rock. ©Rachel Coward

BL: Last year, you had your choice of a Nikon D800 or the Canon 5D Mark III. The prior year’s winner chose the Nikon. What made you choose the Canon? (more…)

BL East Coast Expansion: Cinevate Axis Jib Twitter Giveaway

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To celebrate the opening of our new East Coast Headquarters in Waltham, MA, we’re kicking off a giveaway on Twitter for a Cinevate Axis Jib. Visit our Twitter page to enter for a chance to win a new jib, plus other great prizes from our partners:

The Music Bed, GuraGear, SmugMug, Lexar, Adobe, creativeLIVE, Schneider Optics, onOne, Peak Design, Cinetics, Zacuto, Aviator Camera Gear, Think Tank Photo, B&H, 500px, Timescapes, Photojojo and more.

HOW TO ENTER (more…)

Winner of our Bag Giveaway

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Last week, asked the question, “What piece(s) of gear are you most looking forward to renting in 2013?” Everyone who answered here on the blog was entered into our drawing to win a free handmade Inside Line Equipment camera bag!

We selected a winner at random and the winner is: Harris Qureshi! Congrats, Harris! We hope you use your new bag to carry around that Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II rental from us (plus much more during your photographic adventures in 2013).

For those who didn’t win this bag, you can always rent it from us here.

Remember, we’re still accepting your best photo/video of 2012! Click here to enter. Also, we’re still celebrating with our Holiday Special. Rent for 10 days and get 7 days free–details HERE.

Win a Handmade Camera Bag from

Cool Stuff

NewBag-9126We’re giving away one (1) brand new camera bag from Inside Line Equipment, which is handmade in the U.S.A. This bag features a 12″x 12″x 8″ padded, weatherproof camera compartment with a 12″x 8″x 10″ weatherproof rolltop main compartment. The padded, zippered sleeve down the back fits up to a 17″ MacBook Pro. The entire thing measures 12″x 20″x 8″ (30 Liters) and is reinforced with ABS plastic panels to keep your gear safe. Color is as-pictured (pale blue).

We have these for rent here. But this one can be yours! (more…)