Quick News – Nikon Rumors, the good folks responsible for getting this D600 ball rolling, has updated their specification list for the expected entry-level full-frame DSLR, narrowing down the fine details, while rectifying previous feature-set reports – all on the way to a foreseeable announcement from Nikon themselves.
When Wildlife Meets Expensive Photo Equipment – Bear Gets Up Close and Personal With a Rented Nikon D4 and 600mm F/4 VR
While on a recent photo excursion on the beautiful ground of Yellowstone National Park, wildlife photographer Andrew Kane set out to do what his photographic title would imply – capture candid images of the plethora of majestic animals that call the world’s first national park home. For this, Kane decided to rent the recently released Nikon D4 from the good folks at Lens Rentals, pairing it with the equally adequate 600 f/4 VR super-telephoto lens.
Quick News – Fresh off Nikon’s publicly released patent application for a constant aperture super-telephoto lens comes a duo of diffractive optic offerings from Canon in the form of a 600mm f/4 DO IS & 400mm f/2.8 DO IS. Patent application number No. 2012-88427, spotted by our patent-finding friends at Egami, contains the two above-mentioned lens examples, the details of which are shown below:
Captured by the Coronado Solar Max 60 Double Stacked Hydrogen Alpha Solar Telescope, (say that five times fast), at a clip of one frame per every sixty seconds passed, comes an incredible time-lapse look at this week’s annular solar eclipse – an occurrence that hasn’t taken place since 1994.