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Ramenuzumaki 09-12-2009 07:49 PM

Blurry Photos
 
I have been trying to take some pictures of my fish for the forums but have been unable to do so due to the camera photos being blurry. is there a way to fix this or is my camera just useless?

Zoo Maniac 09-12-2009 08:03 PM

Maybe useless or wait till your fish stop moving and try to keep your hand still best way to get a good pic.

aunt kymmie 09-12-2009 09:35 PM

What type of camera are you using? I have a Canon Powershot and the best photos I have taken are without using the flash, in a dark room with just the tanklights on, using the macro "mode".

Ramenuzumaki 09-12-2009 11:02 PM

yay a mod saw my thread!
mods rock they know everything ^^ uhm lemme look

it is a HP Photosmart E327 with 5.0 Megapixles

i had just the aquarium lights on and it was pretty blurry
want me to post a pic or two?

Zoo Maniac 09-13-2009 07:11 AM

Yeah it may help.

aunt kymmie 09-13-2009 09:58 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ramenuzumaki (Post 242499)
mods rock they know everything

Well, this mod certainly does NOT know everything. Do any of us ever really know everything??

I just googled the specs on your camera and it seems that it is perfectly capable of taking nice pictures. Post the second grouping of pics you took (we still need to ID your pleco) and let's have a look. :-)

Ramenuzumaki 09-13-2009 12:39 PM

well here are some of the photos i took yesterday
im going to use a different camera when i take pics of my other aquarium later and hopefully they wont be blurry! D:

Dojo
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...riums/Dojo.jpg

Guppy Fry
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1.../GuppyFry2.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...s/GuppyFry.jpg

but for some reason these are clearish and taken at the same time

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...allonSetup.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...llonSetup2.jpg

i tried standing far back and zooming in but it still blurs :(

aunt kymmie 09-13-2009 02:43 PM

The last picture posted is pretty clear. Did you play with the macro mode on the camera??

Ramenuzumaki 09-13-2009 02:50 PM

the only shooting modes the camera has are
Auto
Action
Landscape
Portrait
Sunset

aunt kymmie 09-13-2009 03:56 PM

According to this link the macro mode is found under the manual focus feature of your camera:

HP Photosmart E327 Digital Camera specifications - HP Small & Medium Business products


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