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PVC Background Hire

PVC Background Hire

We have a growing selection of backdrops. They range in both colour and size. These are very popular for both photographic and video work. The PVC or Vinyl options are great for full length work. They are long enough to drape onto the floor with a soft curve. These...

Steps to Balance the DJI Ronin-S

Steps to Balance the DJI Ronin-S

This is a quick guide to Balance the DJI Ronin-S and getting it set up. It is important to have a neutral balance as it will allow the battery to last longer and protect the motors from overheating. These are the steps as laid out by DJI for getting the balance...

Choosing a Strobe Kit

Choosing a Strobe Kit

All our photographic strobe kits are quite comprehensively packaged. When you hire a kit from us it will come with the strobe heads, stands, wireless trigger and light modifiers. The most obvious way in which the differ is their power output (w). This is a quick guide...

Problem Solving the Strobe Kit

Problem Solving the Strobe Kit

If you are having a problem getting the strobe flash to fire, here are the steps to follow. If a step works, great! You can stop reading. If it does not keep going through this list in order and you will get the problem sorted. Step 1: Trigger on Camera You want to...

We are moving! Pretoria Branch Relocation

We are moving! Pretoria Branch Relocation

Find out about our relocation to a new premises just around the corner. The Cam-A-Lot Pretoria branch will have a new home from January 2019 as we are moving. We are relocating from 75 Kariba street, just round the corner to 59 Jerome Road. It will be easier to find...

Live Streaming Equipment

Live Streaming Equipment

Live Streaming Equipment has become very popular as people share information and events over the web as they happen. In order to stream video content to an online platform you need a streaming device. Cam-A-Lot Rentals offers two...

What is the best equipment for shooting a Wedding?

What is the best equipment for shooting a Wedding?

As we have quite a few requests for rental equipment to take pictures at a wedding we thought we would put together a little guide on some of our recommended gear for shooting a wedding. Below you can see which gear we recommend and why we think it is well suited to...

Bison Charge

Bison Charge

Would you stand still to get this shot? Photographer Willis Chung was shooting in Yellowstone park. He found a bison bull which he started to capture with his camera. He had been shooting it for 90 minutes while it walked on the plains and rolled in the dust. Then it...

Nvidia’s 4x Slower Footage Through AI

NVIDIA researchers have developed a way to create slow motion footage out of 30fps footage, and it is amazing! They can take slow motion footage and slow it even further. Their new AI system creates the missing frames in between the actual existing frames. The...

The Sound Camera

The Sound Camera

Most of us have seen a thermal camera which makes the different heat values in a scene visible. Well here is a camera which can do the same thing with sound waves. Using to 64 microphones it is able to pinpoint sound sources and translate their volume into visible...

Another Great Wildlife Photo Worth Sharing

Another Great Wildlife Photo Worth Sharing

A couple of weeks back we shared an image from the PetaPixel website of a photo where a photographer captured a bird that caught a shark that caught a fish in this article. image by Doc Jon Well this week there is a new one, a photographer who captured a fox who had...

FAQs

FAQs

Below you can read about the rental process, and how you can book equipment.Read below about our pricing structure. The site prices include VAT and are per day.Below you can read about some of our most often asked questions. If you don't find what you need email us at...

Broadcast Lighting Equipment Hire

We have broadcast lighting equipment available for hire. We stock a range of lights for television, stage or studio productions. We also have a range of broadcast cameras available for hire at great per day rates. And of course broadcast audio equipment for hire....

Video Production Gear for Hire

Video Production Gear for Hire

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Facebook Posts

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Have a Great Shoot

Have a Great Shoot

Here are a few tips which can make your shoot run a little more smoothly. Cam-A-Lot has a range of consumables for sale which you can add to your booking and may help make your shoot a little easier. We have lens cleaning kits, Dust Off and the indispensable Gaffa...

Going Green

Going Green

Cam-A-Lot Rentals has taken the decision to actively work on lessening our impact on the planet, we are going “green”. Our company has always played its part in community upliftment and development. We are always looking for more ways to have a positive impact. While...

A Passion for Photography

A Passion for Photography

If you are new to photography, it is easy to be very passionate about the hobby. Photography is filled with such amazing potential, and as a result it really excites the imagination. Much like many other art forms, it allows you to make your imagination tangible. This...