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Rentals

Equipment Rental

We are delighted to announce our equipment rental scheme which gives you the chance

to use cameras and lenses at reasonable rates with no large deposits or expensive insurance add-ons.

To start our rental scheme we have a selection of Leica M and Leica R mount lenses available for hire in the UK only.

To check availability and book a rental please contact us at: rentals@thelatentimage.co.uk

How it works

Two forms of ID and proof of address are required to open your account with us.

A rental agreement contract is provided by email, along with your invoice, to be signed and returned.

Payment for your rental is to be made before the item(s) are released. We'll hold your payment details until the item(s) are safely returned and checked.

You will receive your rental the day before your rental period starts. Your rental is to be returned on the day after your purchased rental period, either by our arranged courier collection or provided return label.

SONY E

SIRUI Anamorphic 35mm T2.9

Siriu's latest lightweight full frame Anamorphic lens, made from carbon fibre.

Great not only for video but for taking some beautiful cinematic stills, especially with the tasty anamorphic flares it can produce.

Lens Format Coverage: FF

What's included: Lens & Lens case

Price per day: £15

SIRUI Night walker set 24, 35, 55mm f1.2

The latest lightweight cine lens set from Sirui. Each lens only weighs around 500g and offer everything a cinema lens should; Fast aperture, versatile handling, and standardized gearing and filter thread (67mm).

Lens Format Coverage: APS-C/S35

What's included: 24mm f1.2, 35mm f1.2, 55mm f1.2

Price per day: £15

HASSELBLAD

Hasselblad H1 Outfit

Film: 120 6x4.5cm & Digital Back

The superb Hasselblad H1 645 film and digital SLR. Fast autofocus, shot settings imprinted between frames, huge clear viewfinder and razor sharp Carl Zeiss glass are just a few of the incredible features this machine offers.

What's included: H1 body, Prism & Chimney Finders, CZ 80mm lens, 16-32 film back, PhaseOne P30 digital back, 2 camera batteries, 4 digital back batteries & chargers. All in a fitted Peli case.

Price per day: £45 

Hasselblad C/M

Film: 120 6x6

The superb Hasselblad C/M film. Carl Zeiss glass are just a few of the incredible features this machine offers.

What's included: Hasselblad body, waist level finder, CZ 80mm lens,

Price per day: £30

Mamiya

Mamiya 6 Outfit

Film: 120 6x6cm

 

The Mamiya 6 is a 6x6 medium format rangefinder, offering huge negative size in a compact and ergonomic package. Paired with Mamiya's quality glass give tremendous results. Features include and built in light meter and aperture priority mode.

What's included: Camera body, 75mm, 150mm.

Price per day: £20

LEICA M

Leica Summilux 50mm f1.4 ASPH

Fits: Leica M

The Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. delivers high-contrast images with high-resolution detail – even at its widest aperture, or down to its minimum focusing distance. This is made possible by a number of factors including the use of a floating element, special glass types with unique refraction properties, and elements with aspherical surfaces.

What's included: Lens & lens caps.

Price per day: £20

Taylor Hobson Cooke Kinetal 50mm f1.9 (T2)

Fits : Leica M

This rare Kinetal produces lovely warm tones with good contrast. The out of focus area isn't too fussy and has a slight swirliness. All of which offers a classic 'Cooke Look'.

Modified to Leica M mount with rangefinder focusing.

 

What's included: Lens & lens caps

Price per day: £20

Leica M11

Digital rangefinder

Leica's latest offering in their M camera line up. Boasting an impressive 60 megapixels, 64gb built in storage and great phone connectivity.

What's included: Camera body with body cap.

Price per day: £60 

Leica 35mm f2 Summicron v4 KOB M mount

Fits : Leica M

Famously dubbed the 'King of Bokeh' the v4 35mm Summicron is undoubtedly one of the most popular 35mm lenses produced by Leica. It produces a fishscale type bokeh that's not too intense and nice warm tones with great overall sharpness.

 

What's included: Lens, Filter, Hood & lens caps

Price per day: £20 

Leica M2 Button Rewind

Film: 35mm

The Leica M2, introduced in 1957, was the first Leica rangefinder camera with frame lines for 35mm focal length. We recommend pairing this camera with the 35mm Summaron below, a classic Leica set up perfect for a trip away!

What's included: Camera body with body cap.

Price per day: £15

Leica 50mm f2 Summicron v3 M mount

Fits : Leica M

Leica has made the wonderful 50mm Summicron in several iterations since 1953, this being the 3rd version. Expect lovely smooth unobtrusive bokeh, great contrast with fairly warm colour tones.

 

What's included: Lens, Filter, Hood & lens caps

Price per day: £10

Leica Tri Elmar 28-35-50mm f4

Fits : Leica M

The Leica Tri Elmar is an incredible engineering feat that manoeuvres the internal elements and the rangefinder cam to allow three different optical arrangements for 28, 35 & 50mm focal lengths, the ultimate Leica travel lens!

What's included: Lens, Filter & lens caps.

Price per day: £20 

Angénieux Type R11 28mm f3.5 Leica M mount

Fits : Leica M with rangefinder coupling.

Introduced in 1953 the R11 was the second of Angenieux's Retrofocus lens designs. Quite interesting qualities here, very flat in terms of contrast, fantastic for mono work with lots of shadow detail retained. Shooting wide open can give glowy highlights which give a soft appearance but actually retain a lot of sharpness when you look closer, a classic Angenieux trait.

 

What's included: Lens, filter & lens caps

Price per day: £15

LEICA R

Leica R7

Fits : Leica R

A wonderfully compact Leica SLR with electronic shutter. Features include aperture priority and full auto modes. 

What's included: Camera body and body cap.

Price per day: £5

Leica 21mm f4 Super Angulon-R 3 cam

Fits : Leica R

A compact wide angle made by Schneider for Leica. The Super Angulon formula is famed for it's great centre sharpness and ability to create some

great lens flares.

 

What's included: Lens, filter & lens caps.

Price per day: £10 

Leica 50mm f2 Summicron-R v2 3 cam

Fits : Leica R

A Walter Mandler era classic, a standard 50mm that provides creamy smooth bokeh, fantastic sharpness with some soft edges around strong highlights, high contrast and lots of flaring!

What's included: Lens, filter & lens caps.

Price per day: £10

Leica 35-70mm f3.5 Vario-Elmar-R 3cam

Fits : Leica R

 

A very useful zoom lens that has a super reputation nearing the quality of the

R primes. Great centre sharpness , even wide open. Good sharpness with

some slight distortion at the wider end. Prone to flaring which can produce some interesting patterns due to it's zoom construction.

 

What's included: Lens, filter & lens caps

Price per day: £5

Leica 135mm f2.8 Elmarit-R 3 cam

Fits : Leica R

 

Another Mandler classic here, beautiful smooth bokeh that makes your subject pop away from the background. Also delivering great sharpness with medium contrast and neutral colour tones.

 

What's included: Lens, filter & lens caps.

Price per day: £10

Leica 100mm f4 Macro Elmar-R

Fits : Leica R

 

Another Mandler classic here, beautiful smooth bokeh that makes your subject pop away from the background. Also delivering great sharpness with medium contrast and neutral colour tones.

 

What's included: Lens, filter & lens caps.

Price per day: £10

Leica 180mm f4 Elmar-R 3 cam

Fits : Leica R

 

Another Mandler classic here, beautiful smooth bokeh that makes your subject pop away from the background. Also delivering great sharpness with medium contrast and neutral colour tones.

 

What's included: Lens, filter & lens caps.

Price per day: £10

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