An extremely rare, Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM super telephoto lens has gone on sale at a UK retailer for £99,000 ($165,270). The lens is one of the largest interchangeable lenses in the world and the longest with autofocus.
Being in general a wide to moderate tele-zoom kind of guy, I have found myself occasionally frustrated by lacking a long zoom or tele prime when shooting in the great outdoors. There are some scenes and places that cry out for a longer focal length, and it’s not from laziness but more accessibility that creates the need.
Years ago I took a photograph of prayer flags at a Buddhist monastery in Bhutan, and as I was shooting the image I wished I could also shoot video to record the movement of the flags and the sound they made as they danced in the wind.
Michael Muller loves photographing sharks, especially without being encumbered by things like protective cages or restrictive safety gear. While it may seem dangerous to you and I, to him, it’s a big rush.
Winner of the OutDoor Industry Award 2014, MindShift Gear’s innovative rotation180˚ Panorama backpack is lightweight, durable and functional. The backpack features an integrated belt pack that uses a sliding waist belt to “rotate” from inside the main rucksack compartment to the front of the body.
In just two weeks on August 30th, Visa Pour L’Image, the international festival of photojournalism kicks off in the Southern French city of Perpignan. In its 26th year the festival is both a celebration of photojournalism and an homage to the photojournalists who have died in the last 12 months.