Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Gift #2 for the photographer in your life on our twelve days of Christmas gift ideas

What Photographer doesn't think about owning a new super telephoto lens?!

Well, most of us cannot afford those awesome lenses, so why not ask your family and friends to rent you one for a week?

Lens Rental Canada has an assortment of lenses that you can rent for a few days all the way up to 90 days at some awesome pricing...

Imagine how one of these would look on your camera!!!! :-)

The Nikon Telephoto AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4G AF-S VR Lens is a premium ultrafast super telephoto lens, currently the longest in the Nikon autofocus lens system. Its lightweight construction incorporates a magnesium die-cast barrel, and professional-grade dust and moisture sealing allows it to be used in more rugged situations.

This lens features the improved Vibration Reduction (VR II) system that minimizes image blur caused by camera shake, and offers the equivalent of shooting at a shutter speed of about 4 stops faster. In addition, this lens also features the Tripod Detection mode, which reduces vibration that may occur due to shutter release, when mounted on a tripod.

The Silent Wave Motor (SWM) feature provides swift autofocus with superior accuracy and ultra-quiet operation. This is a G-type lens with aperture changes done via the camera’s command dial. Improved M/A mode provides instant and fast switching from autofocus to manual focus with nearly no time lag. Three ED (Extra Low Dispersion) glass elements restrict chromatic aberrations to a minimum and Nano Crystal Coat and a meniscus protective glass element further reduce ghosting and flare for even greater image clarity. The 600 also features a 9-bladed aperture diaphragm creating smooth out-of-focus highlights.

Featuring Fluorite optics that deliver sharper images with less chromatic aberration, the new large-diameter EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM super telephoto lens also takes advantage of magnesium and titanium construction for a lighter weight and a Fluorine coating that keeps soiling, smears and fingerprints to a minimum.
Because image stabilization technology in super telephoto lenses may inadvertently over-compensate and interfere with composing and framing distant or moving subjects, the EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM includes an advanced third Image Stabilization mode (Mode 3) that activates IS only when the shutter button is fully pressed. This allows users to pan fast-moving subjects and then activate IS only when it is precisely required. Because all three IS modes give the equivalent effect of up to four extra stops of performance, and because plus the Power Focus mode enables smooth focus change when shooting video, the EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM is ideal for capturing rapid-fire action.

Other improvements such as better dust- and waterproofing make the Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM super telephoto lens an ultra high-performance Digital Age tool combining Canon hallmarks of superb ease-of-use with excellent durability.

I hope this makes it into your stocking!