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Do $5,000 Camera Lenses Float?

1 month ago   |   By Peta Pixel

There's a viral video floating around that appears shows a photographer accidentally dropping what looks like a Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS lens into a swimming pool while crouched at the edge.
Photographer Steven Ho of Macau, China, posted the video to his Facebook page, where it quickly received hundreds of shares and tens of thousands of views:
“What if it were you?” Ho asks in the caption.
If this video wasn't faked, then the photographer may have taken over $7,000 worth of Canon DSLR gear for a swim: a high-end 5D-style DSLR could be around $2,000 used, and the original Canon 500mm f/4L IS...
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