Made a lookdown tube and here are some pics!

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  1. zesty

    zesty Sailfin Tang

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    I am in no way good with photography. I was getting a frag from a friend and he has the Avast version and I thought, maybe it won't be too hard to make. This is after several attempts of making it seal. So here are some of my corals (frags) that I took all top down like.
    Thanks for looking, any constructive criticism is always welcome!

    Here's my ghetto version 01 lookdown tube:
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    Mycedium:
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    Yumas:
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    Paletta Pink Tip:
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    Armor of Gods: (I think)
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    Duncans & Zoas:
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    Birds of Paradise BN:
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    War Coral: (came back after coral crumbled when I got home)
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    Devil's Hand:
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    WRS contest chalice: You can see the damage that the H. Stunner did. It's healing up now though.
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    Ponape BN:
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    Another Bird's Nest:
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    I have forgotten what this is called, psmmacorra?
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    Monti love:
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    Todd's blue/purple milli: (Thanks again!)
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    Rainbow Prism Favia:
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    Donut coral?
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    Echinata Acro:
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    Thanks for looking!!
    Matt
     
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  3. flynhawaiianz28

    flynhawaiianz28 Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Seems to be working and producing results! Great pictures and even better looking coral!
     
  4. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Well dang, that is pretty cool.
     
  5. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    Impressive. And I dont agree with you that "no way good with photography." These are nice.
     
  6. zesty

    zesty Sailfin Tang

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    Thanks all! The thing that amazed me the most was the clarity and the colors that I have a hard time seeing through the glass.

    The green monti with the blue polyps, it looks like it has a pink edge where it's growing out. I have never picked that up looking at it from the side.

    I did edit these in lightroom (I shoot in raw) and my goal is to make it look as I see it with my own eyeballs.

    Plus, this was pretty easy to make and I'm going to work either on this one or make a new one and try and make it more slimline and pretty.
     
  7. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    Looks amazing zesty.
     
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  9. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    The images really make your corals pop. That Favia is wonderful. You need to take more images and show off that stuff.
     
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  10. Oryo

    Oryo Feather Duster

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    Looks incredible! Great pictures.
     
  11. zesty

    zesty Sailfin Tang

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    thanks man!

    Yeah, I will be doing more of these shots! I was so excited that they turned out this well that I stayed up till 1am processing these after I did my water change. Tired today, but I couldn't have waited. This is why I consider myself a reef addict (and proud of it) ;D

    Thanks!
     
  12. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    excellent pictures and beautiful corals zesty! they all look so healthy! great job!!