Shutterstock has agreed to buy press photo agency Rex Features

In a surprise move , stock photography giant Shutterstock announced today that it has agreed to acquire the UK-based press photo agency Rex Features for $33 million in a mostly cash deal. Rex Features was the largest independently owned photographic press agency in the world prior to this acquisition. Rex Features was founded in...

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Nikon 800mm, AF-S lens

Nikon today announced the development of a ground-breaking super-telephoto, fixed focal length lens to add to its line-up of full frame (FX) NIKKOR lenses. The 800mm, AF-S lens, with a bright aperture of f/5.6 and VR (Vibration Reduction) system, will be fully compatible with the auto focus system of all Nikon FX-format cameras. The...

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