Impressive Insider Photos Reveal Canon’s Stockpile of Thousands of DSLR Equipment for the Rio Olympics

When the Olympic Games roll around, sports photographers everywhere want to be prepared to capture any and all of the action. From the looks of it, Canon is more than ready to document the highs and lows of this year's competitions in Rio de Janeiro. Their Canon Professional Services (CPS) Depot at the Games features products stacked on shelves from the floor to the ceiling—that’s over 1,500 lenses and over 950 DSLR bodies.

The orderly arrangements are a camera-lover’s dream as they showcase one of the largest Canon equipment collections you might ever see. Their high-powered devices are currently being used by professional Canon photographers to cover the excitement of the 2016 Games, and there’s also a staff of 78 professionals on hand to support them while the record-breaking athleticism happens.

And here's the room in one fell swoop:

Canon: Website
via [PetaPixel]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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