Do $5,000 Camera Lenses Float?

There's a viral video floating around that appears shows a photographer accidentally dropping what looks like a Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS lens into a swimming pool while crouched at the edge.

The Day I Swam in Elephant Poop to Get the Shot

I made this photograph a while back for a private client in Phuket, Thailand, who owned a stunning vacation home that she designed herself. She was drawn to my editorial style in my commercial work and she wanted me to take that approach for a series of lifestyle images at her home.

We spoke on the phone to prepare for the shoot, and she threw out the idea of hiring an elephant. I thought she was joking at first but when I realized she wasn’t, I jumped at the opportunity, I mean... how often do you get to have an elephant as a model at your disposal? (More on disposal later).

Supposed Pictures of the Nikon D4

If Nikon sticks to their regular schedule, the Nikon D4 should be announced sometime in the summer of 2011, 4 years after the announcement of the D3. About 24 hours ago, someone on the Nikon Rumors Forum posted a few links to what they claim is the upcoming D4.