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Photographer 'Waiting For New Pope' - A photographer is waiting for the new pope in Saint Peter's Square with a huge Nikkor 1200-1700mm lens.
Photographer Dylan Martinez is waiting in Saint Peter's Square to get the first glimpse of the new pope - along with his massive Nikkor 1200 - 1700mm lens.
The Nikkor 1200 - 1700mm f/5.6 - 8P IF-ED lens has 18 elements in 13 groups, and weighs over 16kg. It has a 10m minimum focusing distance and is 888mm long.
The lens is currently worth around £50,000. It is described by Nikon as a 'Super telephoto zoom lens for special requirements'.
(via Nikon Rumors)