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Trying something different

Discussion in 'Discus Pics' started by Paul, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. Paul

    Paul BIDKA Founder

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    I have been experimenting with some camera settings and a few other things :evilgrin:

    Here are a few of the results. Hope you enjoy.

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    Paul BIDKA Founder

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    I like this one :D

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    hia paul.
    he he... bet u never get a picture like that again mate.
    regards nidge.

    p.s pictures look crystal mate.
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    I like this look. Very nice mate, oh and the fish aren't too shabby either.

    I like number three best, nice grouping:)
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    Same as Kev said.
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    They're all great but I like number three particularly as well. Care to tell us what lighting and camera settings you used?
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    Believe it or not every thing on fully automatic. I have just got a speedgun for my Nikon D70 and it has remote capability, so I was having a play :) The flash is an SB-600, nice bit of kit. I also played around with a polarising filter, great fun...
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    Some great pictures there Paul,i like the 3rd and 5th
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    Paul,

    I wish my attempted pics looked good enough to try new things. I am still failing in endeavors to get a decent pic and all of my experiments are aimed toward a working start. Your pics well envy in my heart as do many of the others here.

    Alas, one day if I keep trying

    Larry
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    Paul:

    Am I mistaken or is the one fish in the picture under the header "I like this one", lower left corner, an angelfish?

    Larry
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    Well it's a bit beakey and has a very high mis shaped dorsal. Crap discus if you ask me:chuckle:
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    Hi Paul,
    Nice pics, and those Golden Albinos do it for me;)
    Regards......Ben.
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    Paul BIDKA Founder

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    Yes Larry it is one of my big males. These fellas are now quite big, the body is probably 100mm or 4".

    but a bloody good angel :chuckle:
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    Sweet lookin pics Paul!

    I cant even get my camera to focus! :mad:

    tc
    Mark
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    hia ben,
    i thought of u when i seen the albino's mate hows the fish are u letting tom bring your blue diamond home for me.:°°
    regards nidge.
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    Really great pics Paul! I do like how the fish stand out and the backround is dark:)
    Very nice discus and angel!

    You must tell us your training secrets to get them in such a good formation:D
    Thanks for sharing

    Ardan
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    Hi Ardan,

    The advantages of digital, I can take a load of pics and throw the ones that are not good away - no cost!

    The angels are easy, they always think it's feeding time! The discus just takes patience (oh that word again!!) and lots of space on the memory card :D

    Having the right tools help too, the new flash is brilliant.
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    Paul,
    great pics and very nice fish, thank's for sharing.



    cheers
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    if only i could take pics like that thats somthing special:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
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    Thanks guys :)

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