Camera Gear Shortages Follow Disaster in Japan

July 20, 2011

By Dan Havlik

When photographer Bill Fitzpatrick went shopping for a new Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VR II lens recently, he expected little trouble finding one. The lens had been on the market for nearly two years and he assumed the big online photo retailers would have it. Not so. “I went to B&H Photo but it was out of stock. I looked around...

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