Welcome to Photohire

Wellingtons best facility for photographic hire studios and equipment

We can provide Studio space, and hire Canon 35mm digital cameras and lenses, Phase One P45 contax system, Broncolor Flash Lighting and accessories, Profoto Battery lighting and shapers, Tungsten and LED continuous lighting, Red Rock DSLR kits, Zacuto EVF, Zoom sound recording, Tripods, stands and grip equipment, backgrounds and most equipment need for most shoots plus expertise in the form of assistants.

We are agents for Profoto Lighting and Sigma Lenses and are based at Flashdog Studios, 10 Oxford Terrace, Mt Cook Wellington.

If you haven't hired from photohire ltd before you will need to provide photo ID. A drivers license and credit card. All hire-age is payable on the day unless you have an account with us.


If you have not used a particular piece of equipment before we are happy to organise a time with the equipment or capture program and or a trained assistant. We donít expect everybody to have used all our equipment, and thus are happy to provide any relevant training.

Terms and Conditions

Download a copy of our terms and conditions. This could save you money and time when picking up and returning equipment.
Insurance is included in the cost of the hire. There is an excess of $2500.
1/2 day hire is either between 8am and 1pm or 1pm and 6pm. All other times constitute a full day hire.
Equipment for hires starting 8-8.30am can be picked up between 5 and 6pm the day before, hires finishing between 5-6pm can be returned the following day between 8 and 8.30 am.
Any damages as decided by photohire staff will be charged at our discretion. Bulbs and flash tubes are checked before you pick up the gear and will be charged for if returned broken.
Any breakages or damage should be reported immediately or the hirer will still be liable for the hire. If the equipment fails on a job we will do our best to provide replacement equipment asap but will not be liable for any costs incurred for reshoots.