Now in Washington DC and Reston, VA

F8 Rentals is the DC metro area’s premier pro photographic rental source, including lens rentals, camera rentals and lighting. We carry Canon, Nikon, Profoto, Bowens, LED panels, Glidecam, GoPro, and more.  We strive to make your rental experience with us as professional and as convenient possible.

Keeping you in business keeps us in business

Woman in White with Canon 24-105

Images by Tiffany used a Canon 24-105,  a versatile professional lens which created this stunning image!

Night Sky with Nikon 14-24

The Nikon 14-24 is a professional wide angle lens.  With a 2.8 aperture, you can take in plenty of light in night scenes.  Great for nature photography, and even weddings.  This photo was taken by A. Dillo Photography.

Portrait using Profoto lights

Professional lighting equipment by Profoto is the top of the line, and can be used to create the light you want for any photo.  Use for fashion, commercial, or wedding photography.  Photo taken by Joselo Anzoategui.

Our Locations


Across from the Reston Town Center
11703 Bowman Green Dr
Reston , Virginia

Washington DC

National Press Building
529 14th St NW
Washington DC

How to Rent

We focus on our clients, and our goal is to provide exceptional service to each of you. Our rental process is simple and easy.

About f8 Rentals

Based in Reston, Virginia, and serving the DC metro area, f8 Rentals specializes in camera and lens rentals, serving all your photography rental needs.

Ask Jasper & Jerry

Have a question about what lens is best for your upcoming shoot?  Having trouble syncing your Canon flashes off-camera?  Ask Jerry and Jasper.

Rent for 1 week, and pay only for 3 days.  Rent for the weekend, pay for only 1 day.

Jerry is always willing to go out of his way to help… whether it be advice, a rental, a possible purchase decision… he knows it all! I’ve worked with Jerry for years and have always had great service, from an all-around great person! Keep up the good work! Colleen Bucher

Family Portrait Photographer, Falls Church, Virginia

So thankful for a great place to rent from.  Jerry is amazing he works so hard to make sure every customer is taken care of. You feel like you’re getting personalized service just for you. I can reserve equipment on their website, or on Facebook.  It’s so easy and dependable. I love it! Chrissy Tenney

Newborn Photographer, Culpepper, Virginia

I have known Jerry for 18 years. So I can personally vouch for how knowledgeable and professional he is. He knows photography and if you are his customer, he will do whatever it takes to make your rental experience as painless and pleasant as possible. Andrew Shippin

Aviation Photographer, Northern Virginia

Jerry Smith goes the extra mile to make sure that all of his clients have the right equipment they need, when they need it. He is very knowledgeable regarding photo equipment and patiently takes the time to help you solve whatever photo needs you have. Margot Schulman

Commercial / Portrait Photographer, Washington DC

Business Partners

f8 Reston, Virginia

Pilot Imaging

Pick up & Drop off $25.00 round trip delivery fee.

DC National Press Building Lobby

In the lobby next to Marshall’s Metro Center closet Metro stop. M-F 10-1

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