Your favorite prime lens (or focal length) [new shot]

Challenge #1 in the Creative Constraints series. Hosted by Barry Twycross.
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"Prime" lens now is used to mean a lens with a fixed focal length, so not a zoom. In days gone by, it meant the main lens which made the image, so could be a zoom. Take a new photo with your favorite prime lens, or a chosen focal length. If you choose a zoom, you must nominate a focal length you will be using before taking the photo. Please comment below, or send me a private message ahead of time with you chosen focal length. If you choose a fixed focal length lens, you are welcome to also nominate your lens ahead of time. If you shoot multiple formats, you may use a reasonably equivalent focal length across the formats. A 5% tolerance is allowed on nominated focal lengths. You are encourage to make a note of why this is your favorite.
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Wood Duck; Shot with Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR
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The Nikon 500PF ("Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR") is a breakthrough 500mm f/5.6 prime lens that incorporates a Fresnel element and has a significant reduction in size and weight compered the f/4 500mm Nikon prime lenses.
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Submitted: Saturday, 19th September, 2020 09:41 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 13th September, 2020
Focal length: 700 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 4000
Notes: Here the image quality is well maintained despite using a 1,4TC, shooting at ISO 4000, and cropping about 50%.
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