The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo could also be devoid of followers this yr, however photographers are nonetheless in attendance and firms like Canon and Nikon nonetheless have rooms stuffed with digital camera gear from flooring to ceiling to assist them.
Belgian sports activities photographer Vincent Kalut of Photograph Information shot and shared some images of the Nikon Skilled Providers (NPS) gear room on the Summer time Olympic Video games in Tokyo this yr.
The images present dozens of $6,500 Nikon D6 DSLR cameras in addition to a sea of lenses starting from 800mm tremendous telephoto lenses to 14mm huge angle ones.
NPS “operates cameras and lens depot for accredited photographers within the Foremost Press Centre situated on the West Halls of the Tokyo Massive Sight complicated throughout all of the Tokyo 2020 Summer time Olympic Video games,” Kalut says.
There are additionally technicians available to service gear.
DPReview studies that though Nikon Z sequence mirrorless cameras and lenses aren’t present in these areas photographed by Kalut — one thing individuals instantly picked up on — the corporate does have Z6 II, Z7 II, and Z-mount lenses on the Olympics for photographers to make use of as properly.
Canon was reportedly solely planning to have a restricted collection of gear available for emergency conditions — photographers had been instructed to deliver all of the gear they would want to shoot the Video games — however the firm introduced final week that it could be establishing its full skilled service middle contained in the Tokyo 2020 primary press middle.
Related glimpses of kit rooms had been shared on the 2018, 2016, and 2012 Video games. Getty Photos is identified to deliver a formidable arsenal to the Olympics as properly.