Cameras

Book a Camera Kit

What is a Camera Kit?

The Loans Desk provides a range of camera kits with equipment for different types of photography. The kits will be checked by the Loans Desk staff before you borrow and after you return the camera kit to ensure all the equipment is provided as specified. It is your responsibility to ensure all the components of the kits are returned as provided.

Our Camera Kits

High Use Camera Kits

  • Canon 200D
  • 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 kit lens
  • Lowpro Shoulder bag
  • 32GB SD card
  • Batteries x1

Canon Zoom Kit

  • Canon 200D
  • 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 kit lens
  • 55-250mm F4.5-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • Lowpro Shoulder bag
  • 32GB SD card
  • Batteries x2
  • Camera Charger

Canon Wide Kit

  • Canon 200D
  • 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 kit lens
  • 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 Wide angle lens
  • Lowpro Shoulder bag
  • 32GB SD card
  • Batteries x2
  • Camera Charger

Canon Macro Kit

  • Canon 200D
  • 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 kit lens
  • 100mm F2.8 Macro Lens
  • Yungnuo Macro Ring Light
  • Lowpro  Backpack
  • Manfrotto Tripod (Large)
  • 32GB SD card
  • Batteries x2
  • Camera Charger

Canon Video Recording Kit

  • Canon 70D
  • 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 kit lens
  • 50mm F1.8 Prime Lens
  • Aputure LED light with tripod mount and Battery
  • Rode Microphone with jack
  • Joby Gorillapod 25cm
  • Benro video head tripod 145cm
  • Lowpro Backpack
  • 32GB SD card
  • Batteries x3
  • Camera Charger

GoPro Video Kit

  • GoPro Hero 4
  • Waterproof Hardcase with mount
  • GoPro Frame with mount
  • Battery BacPac
  • Hand Gimble
  • Suction mount (Optional)
  • Clamp mount (Optional)
  • Carry case
  • Batteries x3
  • Battery Charger
  • 32GB Micro SD card

Why book a Camera Kit?

The Digital SLR camera kits offered for loan at the ABP Loans Desk provide a comprehensive and versatile range of bundled kits to cater to all shooting environments. The range of camera kits available are ideal for photographing architectural models, video documentation, on and off campus site visits,events and many more photographic situations. The kits are able to be booked by all Staff and Students of the Faculty of Architecture and Building Planning through our online booking system, for any other questions please come and talk to our friendly staff at the Loans Desk in Room 127, Level 1 of the MSD building or email us at msd-loans@unimelb.edu.au.

Training

There is no training sessions for the use of a Camera kit. Speak to print room staff if you have any questions about the equipment.

You may find these video tutorials useful to get you started;

Access

  • The ABP Loans Desk facilities are open to ABP faculty staff and students.
  • The Level 01: Online Safety Induction must be completed before you can book equipment.
  • For bookings longer than a day please talk to Loans Desk staff in person to arrange longer rentals.
  • All staff and students must bring a valid staff or student ID when collecting equipment.
  • All students must leave a valid student card with the ABP Loans Desk when collecting equipment for short term loans of up to 6 hrs. Student cards will be returned when the equipment is returned.
  • ABP Loans Desk staff reserve the right to withdraw borrowing or any other privilege from any person who has failed to observe the rules outlined in the Terms and Conditions.
  • Any staff or students using the service agree to comply with the rules governing the conduct and use of the ABP Loans Desk equipment as outlined in the Terms and Conditions.

Cost

There is no cost to students and staff for the use of the Camera Kits and Photography equipment however equipment returned late or damaged will result in a fine; this will be processed through UniCards system. Please read the terms and conditions for more information.

FAQs

Can bookings be made for longer than a day?

Yes, but please talk with Loans Desk staff to organise longer bookings.

If I return the equipment late will I receive a fine?

Yes you will receive a fine if the item is returned late, no exceptions.

For long equipment loans a grace period of 15 minutes to allow students to return the items on time and not disadvantage others who have booked the item next.

Do I have to be a part of the ABP Faculty to make a booking?

Yes, only ABP staff and students can use the facilities.

What if I damage or lose the item?

For lost or damaged items please refer to Terms & Conditions

Can I renew a booking if I need the item for a longer period of time?

If the item is not already booked, you can re-book it through the MSD loans page.

Can I book the item for a friend?

If you book the item, you take full responsibility for the item and any damage that occurs.

Can a friend use the item while I have it booked?

If you book the item, you take full responsibility for the item and any damage that occurs.

Can I take the item off campus?

Some items are able to be taken off campus, please speak with the friendly staff at the Loans Desk for further information.

Is there any requirements before I book an item?

Yes, you must complete the  Level 01: Online Safety Induction before you are able to loan an item.