Skip to main contentSkip to footer

Equipment Cage

Location: Mentry Hall, Room 121
Phone: 661.362.3267


Spring 2023 Hours

Monday: 12:30p–1:30p, 3:00p–4:00p, 5:00p–6:00p

Tuesday: 10:00a–11:00a, 12:30p–1:30p, 3:00p–4:00p

Wednesday: 10:00a–11:00a, 12:30p–1:30p, 3:00p–4:00p

Thursday: 10:00a–11:00a, 12:30p–1:30p, 3:00p–4:00p

Friday: closed

Please contact Juan Renteria if you have any questions.


Equipment Policies

Equipment is available for currently enrolled students only and is dependent on course requirements.

To reserve gear, you must first pass the check-out quiz, which can be found on the Photography Department Canvas course.

You will need a copy of your class schedule and COC student ID in order to check out darkroom and photography equipment.

Equipment availability is subject to change.

Please contact Juan Renteria if you have any questions.


Equipment For Student Use

Digital SLR Cameras

Canon Digital Rebel XT w/ 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens

Canon Digital Rebel XS w/ Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8 Lens

Canon Digital Rebel T3i w/ Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 Lens

Canon Digital Rebel T5i w/ Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 Lens

Canon Digital Rebel T6i w/ Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 Lens

Canon 5D w/ 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens

Canon 7D w/ 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens

Canon 5D Mark II w/ 24-70mm f/2.8L I USM Lens

Canon 5D Mark III w/ 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens

Canon 6D w/ 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens

Canon 5D Mark IV w/ 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens

Prime Lenses for Canon EF Mount

Canon 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens

Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens

Canon 35mm f/2 IS USM Lens

Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens

Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens

Canon 50mm f/2.5 Macro Lens

Canon 85mm f1.8 USM Lens

Canon 100mm f2.8 USM Macro Lens

Canon 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens

Zoom Lenses for Canon EF Mount

Canon 20-35mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Lens

Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens

Canon 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens

Canon 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 II USM Lens

Canon 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens

Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens

Canon 75-300mm f/4-5.6 AF Lens

Canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens

Canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens

Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens

Lenses for Canon EF-S Mount - APS-C Cameras

Canon 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Lens

Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8 Lens

Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8 Macro Lens

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Art Lens

Canon 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens

Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens

Specialty Lenses for Canon EF Mount

Muse Lensbaby Special Effects SLR Lens35mm Film

Rokinon 24mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens,

Rokinon 35mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens,

Rokinon 50mm T1.5 AS UMC Cine DS Lens

Rokinon 85mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens

Mirrorless Digital Cameras

Sony Alpha a6000 w/ 16-50mm f/2.5-5.6 Lens

Sony Alpha a7RIII w/ FE 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens

Lenses for Mirrorless Cameras - Sony E-Mount

Sony E 10-18mm f/4 OSS Lens

Sony E 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens

Sony E 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS LE Lens

Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens

Sony Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA Lens

Sony 50mm f/1.8 Lens

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA Lens

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens

Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 Lens

Tripods and Monopods

Manfrotto 055XPROB w/ 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head

Manfrotto MT055XPRO3-3W w/ 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head

Slik Pro 700DX AMT Tripod w/ 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head

Sachtler Ace M Fluid Head Video Tripod

Canon Monopod 100

Induro AM24 Alloy 8M AM-Series 4-Section


Manfrotto Monopod w/ 234RC QR Tilt Head

Additional tripods of various models available

35mm Film SLR Cameras

Nikon FM10 w/ 35-70mm f/3.5-4.8 Lens

Additional Film SLR Cameras of various

models available

Lenses for Nikon F-Mount

Nikon AF NIKKOR 24mm f/2.8D Lens

Nikon AF NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED Lens

Nikon AF Zoom-NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4-5.6G Lens

Lenses for Minolta

Some lenses available (See lab tech for details)

Medium Format Film Cameras

Contax 645 w/ 80mm f/2 Zeiss Lens

Fuji GW690III 6x9 Rangefinder w/ 90mm f/3.5 Lens

Holga 120N Rangefinder w/ 60mm Lens

Mamiya 645 ProTL w/ 80mm f/2.8 Lens

Medium Format Lenses

Mamiya 35mm F/3.5 N Lens Manual Focus

Mamiya Super Wide Angle 35mm f/3.5 Autofocus Lens

Mamiya Wide Angle 55mm f/2.8 C N Lens

Mamiya 80mm F/2.8 N Lens Manual Focus

Mamiya 120mm f/4 Macro M F “D” Lens Manual Focus

Mamiya 120mm f/4 Macro A M Lens Manual Focus

Mamiya 150mm F/3.5 N Lens Manual Focus

Mamiya Zoom Telephoto 105-210mm f/4.5

Mamiya 120mm f/4 Macro A M ULD C Manual Focus Lens

Medium Format Digital Camera Kits

Mamiya 645-AFD II AF w/ 80mm f/2.8 Lens

Pentax 645Z w/ Pentax 55mm f/2.8 Lens

Pentax 645Z w/ Pentax 55mm f/2.8, 28-45mm f/4.5, and Macro 90mm f/2.8 Lenses

Large Format Cameras

B&J Orbit 4x5 View Camera

Cambo SC-2 Basic 4 x 5" View Camera

Crown Graphic 4x5 View Camera

Omega View 45E 4x5 View Camera

Toyo-View 45CX Camera

Toyo-View 4x5 45GII View Camera

Specialty Photography Kits

iOptron SkyTracker Camera Mount with Polar Scope, Ball Head, and Tripod

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Digital 12MP Camera with Ikelite Underwater Housing and Ikelite AF35 Auto Flash

DSLR Audio Recording Kits

DSLR Audio Recording Kit - Beachtek DXA-5D or

DXA-SLR Ultra Dual XLR Adapter, Sennheiser HD 280

Pro Monitor Headphones and ME66/K6 Condenser Microphone, microphone cable

Flash - On-camera

Vivitar 285HV Zoom Thyristor Flash

Canon Speedlite 540EZ Flash

Canon Speedlite 420EX Flash

Canon Speedlite 430 EX II Flash

Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT

Canon Speedlite 580 EX Flash

Canon Speedlite 580 EX II Flash

Canon Speedlite 600 EX-RT Flash

Canon MR-14EX TTL Macro Ring Lite Flash

Godox TT685s for Sony Cameras

Light Kits

Arri Softbank D2 Tungsten Three Light Kit

Lowel Omni-Light Tungsten 2 and 3 Light Kits

Lowel DP-3 Tungsten Three Light Kit

Savage 3-1000W Quartz-Halogen Flood Light Kit

Lightpanels Sola ENG Flight LED Light Kit

F&V K4000 Daylight LED Studio Panels 3-Light Kit

ìkan IFB576 Bi-Color 3-Point LED Light Kit

Calumet Travelite 750 3-Storbe Light Kit

Calumet Travelite 750R 3-Strobe Light Kit

Norman Allure Three Light Strobe Travel Kit

Profoto B1 500 Air Battery-Powered 2-Light Location Kit

Profoto D1 Air 1000/500/500 3-Light Studio Kit Light Kit

Profoto D1 Air 1000 2-Light Studio Kit

SRs Studio Strobie 130 Manual Three Flash Kit

Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT Wireless Two Flash Kit

Light Meters

Sekonic L-308S Flashmate  

Sekonic L-358 FlashMaster

Sekonic L-758DR DigitalMaster Flash Meter

Sekonic Speedmaster L-858D-U Light Meter

Remote Triggers

PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver Kit

Canon ST-E3-RT Speedlite Transmitter

Cable Releases

Canon RS-60E3 Remote Switch for Canon Digital Rebel

Canon RS-80N3 Remote Switch for 5D, 6D, and 7D

Air Shutter Release

Threaded Cable Release

Light Modifiers for Flash Units

Vello Bounce Dome Diffuser for Canon 430EX, 430EX II & III-RT Speedlites

RPS Lighting Octagon Mini Softbox

RPS Lighting Mini Softbox

Westcott Micro Apollo Softbox - 5 x 8"

Vello EZ-Flip Gel Set

Reflectors, Umbrellas, Softboxes, and Gels

Raya and SP Studio Systems 5-in-1 Reflectors - Gold, Silver, Translucent, White and Black - 22, 32, and 42-inch

Westcott White Satin Umbrella with Removable

Black Cover - 60, 45, and 32-inch

Bowens 21-inch Beauty Dish Reflector - 75 Degree Beam Angle, White Interior

Impact Luxbanx Duo Octagonal - 60-inch Softbox

Profoto OCF Color Gel Kit

Profoto RFi Softboxs - 1.3x2', 2x2', 2x3', and 1x4'

Profoto RFi Octa Softbox - 5'


Canon Off Camera Shoe Cord 2

Nikon AS-15 Adapter - Hot Shoe to PC Sync

SD and CF Memory Cards - 2GB to 64GB

Extension Cords – Multiple lengths

Delta 1 Gray Card 8x10 w/ Zone System

Guide X-Rite ColorChecker Classic Card


Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Laptop w/ Retina Display

Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010)

Software: Adobe CC, Microsoft Office

Background Systems

JTL B-1010 Background Support - 10’x10’

Savage Background Stand Kit - 8’10” x 9’5”

Boom Poles, Light Stands, and Sliders

Gitzo GB3360 Series 3 6-Section Microphone Boom Pole

Cinevate Inc Duzi 4 Camera Slider (32")

Various size and model light stands available