Photo Hire FAQ

Why Use Photo Hire?

Apart from our exceptional service, Photo Hire is the largest stockist of Phase One, Nikon, Hasselblad, Canon, Broncolor, Kino Flo and more.

What Is Required To Rent From Photo Hire?

We require a copy of your valid ID/ Passport, proof of address, 3 contactable references, and a legal bank card.

Do You Rent Phase One Backs?

Yes, Photo Hire was the first company in South Africa to rent Phase One. We have the largest inventory of Digital backs to rent.

What Different Types Of Lighting Do You Have?

We stock Profoto, Elinchrom, broncolor, Briese, Kino Flo and more. From Fluorescent to LED, flash to continuous- we have the perfect lighting solution for any shoot.

What Cameras Do You Stock?

We have the widest variety of Cameras in Cape Town. We stock Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad, Phase One, Mamiya, Sony, Pentax, Contax, Fuji, Linhoff, Horseman and more.

Do You Charge For Cancellations?

Yes, we charge 50% of the full rental price.

After Hours Equipment Problems: What do we do and who do we call?

Please dial our landline number (021 462 6933) which will divert to the person on duty. He/She will then ensure that a staff member gets to the office to meet you soonest.

What Are Your Working Hours?

In Season (Sep-May) 08:00 – 18:00 Off Season (June–Aug) 08:30 – 17:30

Do You Have Studios?

We have three in-house studios to choose from. Click here to view the different options available.

Who Do I Speak To, To Book Equipment?

We gladly accept all major credit/debit cards (including Master, Visa, American Express, Diners Club, Maestro), cash or alternatively you can pay via EFT (electronic funds transfer) 24 hours prior to your collection.