Year In Review: 2019

As we look forward to celebrating our fifth anniversary this month, it is also a good time to recap the progress we’ve made in 2019. Here’s a short recap of some key milestones and steps we have taken to improve our platform and connect more people:  1. 120+ Spaces We started the year with just under…

9 kinds of Spaces you can find on JRC.sg

1. Event Spaces Organising an event in the same environment will get boring one day, both for guests and the event planner. Check out our https://spaces.jrc.sg where you can plan and host events that will be both memorable and affordable for your next meet-up! 2. Meeting room If you have an important client to meet,…

A workshop that changed my perspective about photography

My name is Vanessa and I am have just began my internship with J Rental Centre after finishing my O levels. Just over a week in, and I found myself sitting in a photography workshop by our manager, Jeshua Soh. I didnt quite know what to expect but hoped to learn more about basic composition,…

Meditations in Film

I still remember finding that old beaten up Nikon F3 in a corner store in Tokyo. It seemed cheap enough for someone who was going on broke at that time. After a little bargaining, I walked out of the shop, a proud owner of my first film camera. It wasn’t perfect by most measures; it was…

What Can You Do With Just One Light?

Effective lighting need not be complex, or involve a whole load of strobes or hot heads. It is one thing to use a good lighting setup and another thing to use it well. Rather than thinking “make do with what I have” why not look at it on the flipside and consider “maximise what I can…

Adding Value To Every Production

Delivering according to specs just isn’t good enough anymore. The video production industry has been facing increased competition, with technology driving down costs and raising expectations. Individuals, companies and the public sector are all raising their expectations, perhaps not in tandem with their production budgets. The question is: ‘How can I continually up my game and…

Gear or Fear?

With NAB 2016 coming to an end this week, we might be thoroughly disappointed that the Canon 5D Mark 4 or Panasonic GH5 did not get released. Perhaps you may be thinking of ways to incorporate the new gadgets into your current workflow- but wait, is that really necessary? While new gadgets and improved gear…

9 Kinds of Renters

Our mission is to connect people and gear and we meet many passionate and amazing people everyday! Here are 9 broad categories of the people who come to us for gear: 1) Student Projects If you’re a student with a particular assignment to do- be it shooting a couple of photographs or a full short…

Videos: Tool, Art or Business?

With more information being created every single day, videos certainly account for a large chunk of that. We are surrounded by all sorts of videos- Movies, short films, security footage, advertisements, animations, 360 and even VR. As content creators, we need to understand the medium that we are working with to create better work that…

8 reasons why that freelancer with no shop is the best place to rent camera gear from!

Yesterday, jrc.sg was launched, a website that lets you browse and rent cameras/lenses from over twenty freelance partners all over Singapore. What’s so good about this? Absolutely everything! 1) Cheaper Rates With no physical store and need to hire customer service staff, the prices charged for rental would be lower. J Rental Centre, a coalition of freelancers renting our their…

jrc.sg launch

  With over 300 pieces of gear at 20 locations island-wide, find and rent the closest, cheapest camera gear from all over Singapore! Check out our brand new website at http://www.jrc.sg and help us to spread the word around!