“Photographer’s assistant” service is a unique opportunity both to take advantage of the rich expertise of our photographer’s assistant, who will help to customize the equipment, and to rent a set of equipment at any price without a deposit.
“Photographer’s assistant” is a well-trained professional for photo shooting and a unique opportunity to rent equipment without leaving any guarantee coverage. Assistant presence at the location guarantees smooth equipment operation for the photographer’s comfort. The assistant is obliged to: help with the lights installation, work with a laptop, adjust cameras, help with handling lenses and flashes, work with models, prepare location for shooting, etc.
Minimum shift for digital back assistant is from 4 hours.
“Angel” service gives a unique opportunity to rent equipment without a deposit. The Angel accompanies the equipment and guarantees its smooth operation. The Angel should be granted full access to the relevant equipment.
The Angel is obliged to: accompany the equipment, assemble/disassemble the lights, help with handling cameras and other photo equipment, etc.
“Technical assistant” is a professional assistant for video shooting (as well as mechanic or video engineer) and a unique opportunity to rent photo and video equipment without leaving any guarantee coverage. Technical assistant’s presence at the location guarantees smooth equipment operation for the photographer’s comfort. The Technical assistant is obliged to: help with installation of the rig, steadicam, adjust photo and video cameras, help with handling lenses, prepare location for shooting, install the playback (non-recording), etc. The Technical assistant does NOT have to set a shot, do the creative part, photo or video shooting itself, playback (recording). Another technical assistant is required in case of recording playback with AJA or Atomos background.
The Technical assistant should be granted full access to the relevant equipment.
Electronic steadicam assistant
The electronic steadicam assistant should be granted full access to the relevant equipment.
The service price:
Weekdays/weekends: 7000 rubles/ shift (12 hours including 1 hour for lunch), 1000 rubles for every extra hour. Costs of the electronic steadicam assistant’s work is calculated starting from the moment of equipment loading at Rentaphoto’s office and finishes at the moment of equipment unloading at Rentaphoto’s office.
If you want to invite the electronic steadicam assistant to shoot walking with steadicam, additional charge for such service will amount to 3000 rubles. At the same time you should rent or present appropriate EasyRig for DJI RONIN and relevant camera. Shooting time is limited to the assistant’s shift. Besides, if the cameraman is shooting walking with steadicam, the electronic steadicam assistant can simultaneously control the steadicam with a remote, and vice versa.
Delivery costs to the shooting location (compulsory!):
- within the Third Ring Road - 1500 rubles per visit
- between the Third Ring Road and MKAD - 2000 rubles per visit
When travelling outside the MKAD delivery is only possible within 50 km. In this case, besides the basic cost (2000 rubles) you will have to pay 30 rubles per kilometer from MKAD within 20 km and 35 rubles per kilometer over 20th km. To calculate the cost of delivery at greater distances, please contact our office assistances.
Please note! Courier delivery costs are calculated in accordance with the rates specified in the “Courier” section. Here only basic rates are specified, they are subject to increase if the quantity of equipment pieces increases.
Equipment’s loading using your own resources and electronic steadicam assistant’s pick-up at Rentaphoto’s office are only available at opening hours which are specified in “About us” section.
Please note! The electronic steadicam assistant doesn’t operate as a camera technical assistant and doesn’t adjust the focus! His direct responsibility is to ensure smooth electronic steadicam operation.
If you need a camera technical assistant you may invite him or any other specialists at your shooting location: focus puller, DIT, etc. Rentaphoto can provide a specialist in any field, except sound.