Just some fish pics - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
 8Likes
  • 6 Post By BarbH
  • 1 Post By Boredomb
  • 1 Post By BarbH
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 05-25-2013, 08:52 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
BarbH's Avatar
 
Just some fish pics

Here are some pictures that I took the other night, close to about 60 pictures and here are what I felt were the best. Still working on trying to get my settings set on the camera to what I feel gives me the best exposure and the most accurate representation of what I am seeing. At least with digital photography don't have to worry about having only so many exposures and the cost of getting film developed.

HY511 Tetra







Rummy Nose Tetras





Neon Tetra

willow, GwenInNM, Boredomb and 3 others like this.
BarbH is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 08-06-2013, 06:25 AM
Member
 
Chesh's Avatar
 
Nice shots, Barb!

It's so difficult to get focused shots of any fish - much less small silvery ones. . . for me, anyway!

*giggle* those perfect settings are like the Holy Grail. . . don't be too disappointed if you never *quite* find them. . . I can't tell you how many times I've been so excited to FINALLY have gotten it right, only to find that they don't work the next time around. *giggle* Hopefully that's just me and you have better luck!

Tank photography is so mysterious - but FUN!!! Great work, girl - keep shooting!

(and let the rest of us know if you DO happen upon The Grail ^.^)

Last edited by Chesh; 08-06-2013 at 06:31 AM.
Chesh is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 08-06-2013, 11:32 AM
Member
 
Boredomb's Avatar
 
HAHAHA try taken a pic with a cellphone! Compared to that those look awesome!
Chesh likes this.

Boredomb is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 08-07-2013, 10:48 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
BarbH's Avatar
 
Thanks

Getting clear shots in the tank can definitly be a challenge, especially on the smaller fast moving fish. Been awhile since I took these ones but if I remember correctly I had my camera set on the macro program. Used a tripod can't remember if I let the camera do auto focus or if it was set in manual focus. I do use a flash, to keep the flash from reflecting off the glass I shoot with the camera angled slightly down which seems to work for me. The other thing that I always do is to shoot in RAW format. This allows me to make slight adjustments to my exposure in post processing and if needed I can adjust the type of lighting for a correct representation of color.

Boredomb, still haven't figured out the camera on my phone. Replaced the phone a minth ago and haven't sat down to try and figure it out yet.
Chesh likes this.
BarbH is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rare fish shop visit. Lots of pics of fish I couldn't afford XD Mikaila31 Freshwater Journals 9 03-04-2011 11:40 PM
Fish pics dramaqueen Off Topic Discussions 6 12-08-2009 05:44 PM
Pics of new fish SpyderMike Cichlids 6 04-11-2009 03:38 PM
pics of my fish dan Freshwater Journals 2 08-23-2006 12:56 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome