La Jolla, CA
Offshore winds + early morning light + close to shore surf + great surfers in the water + a sharp lens = high nugget probability.
How dropping your telephoto lens off a cliff may improve its performance
After one loud doink about 20 yards down the cliff face, it tumbled hundreds of feet into a lava rock-lined abyss. Hundreds. It was like a movie scene where a desert wanderer throws a pebble into a dry well and never hears it land.