As it continues, The Wild Fire in Durango, Colorado (Lightner Creek Fire)

Nighttime hit Durango and the wild fire was still going. Managed to get some shots from Fort Lewis College, which is still a safe place to be. The town is safe, most of the fire is happening in the outskirts. For more information and updates about the fire, I suggest visiting the Durango Herald.

As of June 29th, 2017 at 1pm the fire is expected to grow. Air Tankers and Bull Dozers arriving from Denver are expected. Lightner Creek Fire is declared a disaster emergency. Fire is moving towards Perins Peak.

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Nikon 600mm f/4 and 400mm f/2.8 FL VR AF-S G NIKKOR vs Sigma Contemporary 150-600mm

Can you see the difference between these nikon vs sigma lenses? Yes. Is it worth $11,000USD more? Mmmmm sure, because it shoots at f/2.8 and the other at f/6

The top Nikon glass is made for sports photographers who need the aperture and reliability. They keep working and won’t complaint. Not to say the Sigma doesn’t, but its not made to withstand the abuse like the Nikons. If it breaks, you can buy 10 more. But you will never be able to shoot at f/4 or f/2.8?

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both shot at f/6.3

and here we have the Nikon 600mm f/4 FL VR

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shot at f/6.3