At CARAPAU RENTAL STUDIO more than just rent gear we like to offer solutions.

Feel free to share your goals and equipment list and we will work together to provide the best gear solution for your purpose and location. Beside the photo gear rental we also do photo and digital assistance so that you may have a full package service for your local photo productions. 

We offer a wide range of equipment and the best professionals to be part of your photoshoot. In the field for many years, the know-how and a vast contact network, allow us to be fast and efficient in the solution of any photo production request.

Our headquarters is in the Algarve (Loulé) but we also have a base point in Lisbon to serve the productions nearby. Aiming to serve you better, we are pleased to deliver your rented gear at your location set, traveling to any spot needed.

Partnerships with other professionals add the value of providing solutions for your photo productions requests beside just the photo gear.


Carapau Rental Studio has a wide range of gear from the most prestigious brands like CANON, PHASEONE PROFOTO, MANFROTTO, AVENGER, SUNBOUNCE or ROSCO among others.

Send us an email for a quote. Share your needs and goals and we share our knowledge and solutions.

You may download our list with general reference daily prices.



The headquarters in the centre of Loulé includes a studio (about 60m2) for small productions.


Carapau Rental Studio also have a base point in Lisbon, either for pick-up or quick delivery in Lisbon area. We may also provide studios available through designated partners.


In Oporto, Carapau works in straight partnership with a local studio. Beside the studio, gear and local professionals can be easily available to solve your needs.


It was a pleasure to work with you, and the equipment was perfect !! I will book my stuff over you, for a next Production

in Portugal. Hope to came back soon.

All the best and thanks for the great work and service.


Sven Germann Photographer

Ricardo made the whole process of shooting outside of the UK so much easier, he was quick, efficient and always contactable, he had all of the equipment we required. We had great feedback from the team he worked with out in Lisbon also. I will definitely be working with him again on future shoots.


Anne Brocklehurst Senior Producer at A&R Photographic