See inside Canon's gear room at the Olympics

Take a peek inside Canon's Professional Services room at the London Olympics. Camera geeks rejoice!

Anyone who lusts after expensive camera gear should brace themselves right about now.

(Canon London 2012 Olympic office image by Gerard McGovern, CC2.0)

The senior events manager at Getty Images, Gerard McGovern, has posted a few images to his Flickr account of what professional photographers will see as they enter the Canon Professional Services office in London. Set up specifically for the Olympics, the room is a treasure-trove of cameras, lenses and accessories.

(Canon London 2012 Olympic office image by Gerard McGovern, CC2.0)

From hulking telephoto lenses to the 1D X, there's enough gear to satisfy any photographer in this one room.

These photos show just another look inside the working life of a professional sports photographer. To find out more about the robotic cameras and 3D equipment used at the Games, read our interview with Aussie photographers Mark Kolbe and Chris McGrath .

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