Brisbane Camera Hire is Canon's dedicated Professional customer service providers.

We are proud to represent Canon and their Professional Service [CPS] in Brisbane.  We provide in-house sensor cleans as well as direct-to-Canon servicing for all ranks for CPS members - for a full breakdown on the CPS Service and how to register please jump over to Canon's CPS website to get in touch

CPS Services Provided

  •  Priority Repairs and Service with direct access to Canon's central repair service in order to provide outstanding repairs within the quickest window of time.
  •  Loan Replacements
  • Technical Support from the real experts




We are now renting Aquatech Underwater Housings!

There is one thing that has excited me and scared me in equal quantities over the last 10 years,  and that’s underwater housing hire.  The appeal is hard to deny – look at where we live!  We live in one of the most beautiful states and the opportunity for exploring beneath the waters surface is too much to deny.

After much contemplation, we have decided to dive in and now have in stock 4 complete Aquatech Elite Underwater Housing kits to suit the Canon 5D MkIII and EF 16-35mm f/2.8 II combo for rental.

These housings are designed only for surface shooting and down to a depth of 5M, but are absolutely perfect for snorkelling, surfing, underwater portraits or fashion and general adventure having.  So intuitive is the design of these surf/snorkel housings that even underwater you're given full camera control through access to the 'Q' function menu - where you navigate using the thumb-joystick.  The only function not acheivable through the 'Q' menu is the lens' physical zoom so we supply gearing to facilitate full zoom-function via an external whip.  

Another handy function of these housings is all-weather shooting because, as photographers, we realise that the best images are often derived from situatuions unseen and in a world where most cameras will die in the rain, you'll be able to shoot in monsoonal conditions until your heart is content.

Each kit comes complete with the housing, zoom gears, protective dome cover, wrist strap and customised pelican case. 

Our little minds are working overtime with ideas to shoot with these housings so keep your eye on the BCH Instagram (briscamhire) over the next few weeks

Tech Specs

Build: Polyurethane Shell, Stainless Stell Controls combined with Anodized aluminium.
Functions and Controls:  AF-On, Start,Stop, Video / Stills Switch, Q Menu, Right Multi-Controller/Joystick, Set Button, Zoom in, Playback, AF Point, Rear Control Wheel and of course the shutter- all of which are as smooth as butter.
Dimensions: 19cm Wide  x 17cm High and 12.7cm deep.
Weight: 1.6KG - or roughly 3.8-4kg including Housing, Dome, Lens Port, Zoom gearing, 5D3 Body and 16-35 f/2.8 VII Lens.

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The most portable Studio - Jinbei HD610 Battery Powered Strobes

Imagine a completely cordless studio flash that can be used anywhere with Manual, TTL, and High Speed Sync, that will run all day on just one battery charge….

We have it!!

Brand new to the hire pool are the amazing new Jinbei HD610 TTL HSS battery powered monoblocs.  When it comes to portable lighting it's a bit of a science, some people adhere strictly to the school of speedlites whereas others orient themselves towards studio lighting.  If you've ever wondered.....

- What’s the easiest way to light on location?
- What’s a good option for small studio lights?
- How can I use flash during the day?
- How can I shoot a wide aperture and use flash?
- What’s the best option for a portable studio?
- What strobes have high speed sync capability?
- What’s an easy but powerful option for lighting wedding receptions?

The HD610 strobes tout numeruous professional standard and industry leading features, such as:

  • TTL metering for fast and accurate shooting.
  • Full manual control with 9 stops of power adjustment down to 1.5 watt seconds for amazing finesse with your lighting.
  • Shallow depth of field even on the brightest day is enabled by 1/8000 of a second flash sync.
  • Relegate the sun to “fill” status with 600ws to make the HD610 your main light in sunlight.
  • Freeze action for your fashion or tech shoot, with 1/19,000 of a second flash duration in “freeze” mode.
  • Shoot for twice as long as others with 6000mAh battery capacity.
  • iTTL for Nikon and eTTL for Canon users with front or rear curtain sync.
  • Group control wireless triggers included
  • Triggers work in TTL mode up to 120m away!
  • Bowen’s S mount for a wide range of light modifiers.
  • Perfect for shooting on location – no cords required!
  • Up to 450 shots full power from a fully charged battery!

So if you’ve ever wanted to shoot wide open with a lovely shallow depth of field AND shoot with studio strobes – this is the solution for you.  These lights are so versatile and easy to use.

You can pick them up in 2 different kits - a standard and a pro kit.  The pro kit includes a range of awesome modifiers such as grids, beauty dish and octobox. 

If you’re a photographer doing any kind of on location work such as fashion, portraits, weddings, commercial, you really must give these lights a test run.  I’m quietly confident that you’ll decide you can’t live without them.  And if that happens we can also sell you your very own kit!

For more information please check out the links to the 2 videos below.






Valley of the Dead - Atacama

Our New Blog!

In our 10 years of operation we've accrued some serious knowledge, both first-hand and in conversation with many of the fantastic photographers who rent from us.  Here is where we wish to showcase not only our knowledge but also tips and tricks as to how go get the most out of your gear!  It won't all be posts about renting camera equipment or you should hire this! because we know that sometimes there can such a thing as too much - it's rare but for instance, lugging 14kgs of camera gear carry-on is never an ideal situation.  At the end of the day we're photographers, we love taking picture and mostly the fun that goes with it so expect to see through the eyes of our clients and staff as we revel in photography.    

2017 marks a new dawn at Brisbane Camera Hire as we embark on a voyage into the sea, with Aqutech housings!   We have certainly spent weeks day trying to figure out how to shoot underwater for cheap but without stooping to the GoPro but with great image quality, comes great responsibilty.  We've recently acquired the most amazing set of portable lights ever, they allow high-speed portable sync without any cables, it's like having control over the sun, anywhere at any time.   Our passion for photography's past has meant over the years we've acquired a lot of of Leica, Hassleblad and Zeiss coupled with our range of 35 and 120 is a match made in heaven.  

Our instagram is rolling @briscamhire so pop over to get involved!  If you got any great photos, shot on our gear, and you're keen to share we'd love to showcase the kinds of great imagery that can come from people such as yourselves!