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Old June 19th, 2006, 03:08 PM   #1
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I have a wedding client that insists on the use of on-camera lighting (yes, I have read all the threads on it here; let's not start another pro/con debate :-) ). Does anyone know if there's any places in LA that rent these out? I don't want to invest in a high-end on camera light until I know it's going to be justified.

Also, I ususally shoot with dual DVXs, but am considering PDs if I can get a good rental rate. Anyone have any good leads?

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Dave
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Old June 19th, 2006, 03:30 PM   #2
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I use a Frezzi 50 watt mini fill with softbox, and it saves me in all kinds of situations...weddings, interviews, run and gun. I couldn't live with out it. I use it on my Canon XL2, powered by anton bauer battery.
Best investment I made.
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Old June 19th, 2006, 03:40 PM   #3
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dave....here ya go: http://www.samys.com/rental05/#Frezzi-Lights

its samys camera. they are reputable and stock a lot of production equipment in general.

good luck- joe



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I have a wedding client that insists on the use of on-camera lighting (yes, I have read all the threads on it here; let's not start another pro/con debate :-) ). Does anyone know if there's any places in LA that rent these out? I don't want to invest in a high-end on camera light until I know it's going to be justified.

Also, I ususally shoot with dual DVXs, but am considering PDs if I can get a good rental rate. Anyone have any good leads?

Thanks,
Dave
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Old June 19th, 2006, 03:49 PM   #4
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dave....here ya go: http://www.samys.com/rental05/#Frezzi-Lights

its samys camera. they are reputable and stock a lot of production equipment in general.

good luck- joe
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