If you want to buy a particular camera...

... or lens, it looks like you might be out of luck! I've just been reading an article on pdn's blog about camera stores in the states not having stock of certain types and models of camera, the Canon 5D MkII, 7D and some Nikon models as well as popular lenses like the new Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VR II, are all unavailable. So I did a little bit of checking with a few stores here in the UK, same problem. It looks like the production levels in Japan have got a long way to go to meet the demand for these precious items, the tsunami has had an enormous effect on current production models, what kind of delays will it have on the next generation of Pro models that we've all been waiting for from Nikon and Canon?

http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/gear/Photographers-Face-C-2936.shtml
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