Digital Photography

FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT

Pittsburgh Filmmaker's facilities include

  • a digital lab with all computers running MAC OS and Adobe Suite CS6
  • a variety of flatbed scanners
  • a variety of Epson printers from 1400 through 9900 wide format printer

For a complete listing of all our cameras and accessories, please refer to the rates below.

CAMERAS

digital cameras and lenses include

  • Nikon D80
  • Canon 5D
  • Canon 7D

For a complete listing of all our cameras and accessories, please refer to the rates below.

LIGHTING

  • strobe lights ranging from White Lightnings to Profotos selection
  • soft boxes and umbrellas
  • a large selection of on-camera flashes
  • Smith Vics and Tota lights

For a complete listing of all our cameras and accessories, please refer to the rates below.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY RATES

DIGITAL CAMERAS  
DESCRIPTION DAILY
Canon Rebel XS w/18-55mm 20.00
Nikon D80 w/18-135mm 25.00
Nikon D90 w/18-105mm 25.00
Canon 5D Mark II w/24-105mm 80.00
Canon 7D w/18-135mm 80.00
DIGITAL SLR LENSES DAILY
Canon 20mm 30.00
Canon 28mm 30.00
Canon 35mm 40.00
Canon 50mm 40.00
Canon 85mm f1.2 40.00
Canon 135mm f2 40.00
Canon 17-40mm 40.00
Canon 70-300mm 30.00
PHOTO ACCESSORIES AND STROBE KITS  
See Photography Section  
DIGITAL PHOTO FACILITIES (in-house only)  
DESCRIPTION HALF/FULL
Server Storage Space (limitations) 50/12months
Digital Lab machine with: 10/20
iLife  
Adobe Creative Suite CS6  
Lightroom 5  
Print/Scan Labs with: 10/20
Epson 3200, 4870, V750, 10,000XL flatbed scanners  
Minolta & Nikon negative scanners  
Epson 1400, 2400, R800 printers  
Flextight X1 Scanner 30/55
Photo studio w/ seamless backdrops 10/day
Copy Stand 4/6
Classroom with projector/HDTV 10/day
Matte cutters 5/6
Sound Stage (room only) 25/50
Sound Stage (lighting grid) 40/75
Wide format printers: 10/20+prints
Epson 9900  
Epson 9800 (matte only)  
Epson 4880 (glossy only)  
Epson 3800 (paper not available by sq. foot)
Print Fees (fees apply to all members and students)
Epson 1400, R800, 2400 $2.25/sq ft (ink only)
Epson 3800, 4880, 9800, 9900 $2.75/sq ft (ink only) $3.75/sq ft (ink + paper)

LIGHTING RATES

PHOTO LIGHTING EQUIPMENT  
(rental price includes stands)  
DESCRIPTION DAILY
Lowel omni kit 15.00
Tota omni kit 15.00
Halogen worklight 5.00
Reflectors 2.00
Smith Victor Reflectors 3.00
PHOTO LIGHTING SUPPORT  
DESCRIPTION DAILY
C-stand 7.00
Apple Box (half/full) 3.00
Apple crate 2.00
Extra Gobo arms/heads 2.00
Pic stand 2.00
4x4 flags/silks 7.00
Flags/silks/nets/cookies 2.00
Flexfill 3.00
Cardellini clamp 2.00
Mafer clamp 2.00
Gator clamp 2.00
Baby to Junior adapters 2.00
Pigeon plate 2.00
Bogen magic arm 3.00
Sandbag 1.00

ACCESS MEMBERSHIP

There are three ways to structure your Digital Photography Access Membership:

1. Basic Access Membership: $75
Basic access allows you to use equipment and facilities on a pay-as-you-go rental basis. When you come in to use equipment/facilities or take out equipment, you will pay the rental fees listed in our rates above.

2. Basic Digital Pass: $225
(Individual membership $75 + Digital Pass $150)
The photo pass is valid for 30 in-house visits. Generally this option is best if you plan to use in-house facilities more than 13 times per year. You will have to pay rental fees listed above for taking equipment out-of-house.

3. Full Access: $375
(Individual membership fee $75 + Access package $300)
Full access allows you to use our equipment and facilities on a rent-free basis. You will not have to pay the rental rates listed above.

 

In order to gain access and use our equipment/facilities, you are required to complete a membership application and demonstrate your ability to operate the equipment you wish to have access to with an in-person demonstration.

Please contact our equipment office at 412-681-9500 to schedule an in-person demonstration (test out) for Access at Pittsburgh Filmmakers.

Supplies available from the Filmmakers Equipment Office