• A Lucky Photo of an Unlucky Duck

    23 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    I should go out and buy a lottery ticket. Last week, I took advantage of Nikon's 10% off sale on refurbished gear to get a great deal on their 500mm f/5.6 PF lens. Did I need it? No. But I've been lusting over its compact size and light weight since it came out, so finally pulled the trigger and bought one.
    Yesterday afternoon I wanted to try it out with my two Nikon teleconverters, the 1.4x and 2x (which would give me 700mm at f/8 and 1000mm at f/11), so headed to a nearby lake to see if I could find some birds.
    While sitting there waiting for a cormorant to do something, this happened...
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