Tag Archives: Nikon 400mm f/2.8

BLACKBIRD BOKEH

I am beginning to appreciate “bokeh”. No geometric shapes. No color fringes. Just homogenized blur. Even at the pixelation level the backgrounds taken with the 400mm f/2.8 the backgrounds are “creamy”. This mix of greens is quite pleasing to me. My 85mm f/1.4 does the same thing but with less depth compression, of course. It […]

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Mmmmmm Good

Just a wild but domestic duck enjoying one of the simple wonders of life. Taken with a Nikon 400mm f/2.8 and D-700.

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WOOD DUCK

There are many interesting “critters” that make Laguna Lake their home. Some of them are the two-legged variety. Today I had the pleasure of taking portraits of one of the most (if not THE most) handsome of the “critters”. At least one pair of Wood Ducks make their home there. I have been watching them […]

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FRENCH BULL DOG

While walking around Laguna Lake today I ran into two of my horse-rider friends … father and son. While we were talking a gentleman came along walking his French Bulldog. He politely asked if he could pass with the dog and not spook their horses. That was no problem at all and he stopped to […]

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WHITE DUCK

The wild and domestic ducks seem to co-exit quietly at Laguna Lake. I also see hybrids. The domestic variety comes about because “Easter chicks” are released there when the unwitting owners discover they are actually ducks and not chickens at all. The duck chicks are much more hardy. I ran across this domestic variety today […]

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