Quarter Million Dollars of Digital Photo Gear in a Single Photo

Here's a common scene-but still impressive-at the Beijing Olympics: dozens of photographers firing the most expensive digital photography gear available on the planet at full speed. The sound of all those shutters re-clacky-clicketing » 8/15/08 8:00am 8/15/08 8:00am alone must give goosebumps to any photo aficionado, but the total price of all this…

Canon 1200/5.6L USM the BFG of Telephoto Lenses

The 1000mm Sigma we saw at PMA is nothing compared to this ultra rare Canon zoom. The retailer B&H photo has one of these, a 1200mm, F5.6 USM lens. They've been around since 1993, but are made to order at the rate of 2 per year, and there are less than 20 in existence. What the hell does 1200mm give you on a 35mm… » 2/05/08 10:18pm 2/05/08 10:18pm