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Camera Rental: 3 Reasons to Try Before You Buy

Good quality cameras and equipment are expensive, so you want to make sure you know what you want before you invest. Whether you are a professional photographer or just picking it up as a hobby, having the right equipment makes all the difference. At Peterborough Camera, Copies & More, photography is one of our passions, and we love helping photographers perfect their craft. If you have your eye on a new camera or specialty lens, camera rental from PCCM is a great way to try out new equipment before you buy it.

Here are three reasons why both amateur and professional photographers love the camera rental option.


Try Different Models

There are multiple brands of high-quality cameras out there, and they all sell different models. Each model is designed to different specifications and with different features. Every photographer has unique preferences and finds that they like and use certain features more than others. And there’s really no way to find out how well you like a particular camera without using it. You may even find that you like certain features you hadn’t thought of using before and that others are less useful than you expected. Trying it first with a camera rental gives you the chance to find those things out before paying the full price of a new camera.


Test Out New Equipment

Just like with cameras, it’s hard to know whether or not you will like camera equipment or accessories without trying them out. They may not perform the way you expect or be as intuitive to operate as you hoped. No matter if you love it or decide it’s not for you, you want to be certain before you buy expensive equipment.


Experiment with Specialty Lenses

Most photographers tend to have an area of expertise, but it’s always fun to branch out. Also, as any photographer will tell you, friends are always asking you to do favors and take photos that aren’t what you normally do. For example, if you normally do details and close-ups but your friend asked you to snap some pictures of her wedding reception, you don’t want to buy a lens that you’re not going to use regularly.


Try before you buy with camera rental at PCCM

At PCCM, we’re happy to support professional and amateur photographers. Buy or rent cameras and equipment, have your camera repaired, or develop your photos, all in our store.


Contact us at 603-924-7032 or visit us at 19 Wilton Road in Peterborough!