I am resisting NAS (Nikon Acquisition Syndrome) Today.
While reading the commentary on Thom Hogon’s site today, I saw that B&H (and other vendors) had received new Nikon 500 mm and 600 mm f/4 VRII Super Telephoto lenses and still have some available for sale. These have been in short supply for a long time, and may be in even shorter supply for a even longer time since the earthquake in Japan. I held out and did not place an order (and thus didn’t help the economy by spending nearly $20K). This was hard, since I missed many great photo opportunities while on the Enrichment Voyage/Nikonians Ultimate Travel Workshop (UTW-II) earlier this month. Several of the folks attending UTW-II had 500 mm and 600 mm lenses and were able to get some great images that those of us with lighter kits (70-300 or 80-400) missed.