I’m on an assignment right now in Alaska shooting a variety of subjects, from hikers to jet boats to appetizers to moose…yes, that’s right, moose. My job this morning was to go out and find a moose and calf so my client could use the image in a marketing brochure. Now finding a moose in Alaska isn’t too hard if they don’t have to be close and have a calf in tow. But a find a cow/calf close to the road and get a good image was making my morning interesting. I didn’t bring big glass with me, but instead brought my 70-200m F4 Nikon and a 1.4x converter. This combination would give me a little longer reach with my lens. Many readers have asked if this combo of glass looks sharp and autofocuses well. I can report the answer is yes.
My moose quest ended with some luck. Having lived in a Alaska many years, I knew a couple of marsh areas off some rural roads that generally had a moose or two in them. I was hoping to find a moose in a suburban setting. Rounding a corner I ran right into a cow and calf moose crossing the street. Sometimes you just get lucky. Shot with a D4, 70-200mm with 1.4x.