Your Pentax 67 May Be Missing this Super Telephoto 800mm Takumar Lens

Attention, Pentax 67 users! We’ve spotted an item that you’re most likely missing in your lens collection.

You’ve read that right — our latest vintage find is something especially for Pentax 67 users! Whether you’re thinking of expanding your lens arsenal for your iconic medium format SLR camera, or simply want to try a project that requires a fast super telephoto lens, this item is definitely worth checking out.

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Nikon Releases Firmware Updates For Older Cameras to Support the New 800mm


If you’re an owner of an older Nikon DSLR and refuse to upgrade, note that the company is helping you out in at least one way. First off, you’re getting a new firmware update today if you’re a D300, D300s, and D700 user. The firmware update details state, “Support for the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR has been added.”

Nikon is also giving a firmware update to their P7700 camera users. The fix has to do with the ISO being locked in at 80 when set to Auto ISO, the camera set to manual and a speedlight in the hot shoe. We’re not sure who exactly is doing this, but oh well!

All firmware updates are available at their according links in this piece.

Via Nikon Rumors

Two New Nikon Lenses, One For The Poor And One For The Rich


Sometimes I wish I knew what Nikon’s road map looked like so that I could make sense out of their releases. I’m sure that there is a master plan in there and somewhere in there this revamped 18-35mm along with the big boy 800mm f/5.6 lens. These two lenses are the bookends of the price spectrum from $750 to $17,900. Lets read in between the lines and see what these lenses have to show. Continue reading…