Taking pics - what do you guys use?

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  1. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Canon Rebel XT DSLR with a 55 mm macro lens....That Guy uses a similar type of camera but his pictures put mine to shame. I need to practice :)

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  3. That Guy

    That Guy Aiptasia Anemone

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    i also use the rebel xt :) you should borrow the 100mm macro lense sometime... It is fun :)
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  4. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I agree...I should :D
     
  5. cuttingras

    cuttingras Starving Artist :)

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    Those were awesome pics Amcarrig, you should post more!:)
     
  6. That Guy

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    Its the lens not the photographer hahah!
     
  7. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Thanks Linda. You should be careful what you wish for. I've got a ton of photos :)

    And it's true...the lens really does make me look like a better photographer than I am :lol:
     
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  9. Bunner

    Bunner Bubble Tip Anemone

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    ahhh photography....my first love lol...

    IMO the lens can make the photographer....especially if the lens is IS. They work great for low lighting conditions. I shoot a Canon 30D with stock lens.....(yes i know its crap).

    White balance can help a lot with your colour problems for you slr users! Not sure if you guys ever use a thing called the whibal. It is great simple tool to bring out the natural colours (if you use photoshop).

    One tip i have is if you have a slr and a remote flash put it at the top of the tank where the water is that way you don't get the bounce off of the glass.
     
  10. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I borrowed a co-workers Rebel XTi he has 100mm Marco, 50mm 1.2, 16 -20mm
    I have 7 cameras of my own but they are either film or crappy point and shoots.

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  11. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Nice. What's in that first pic J?
     
  12. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It's my little frog fish. He is starting to change his colour to look more like his surroundings. It's very cool. He is gray but he now has little blobs of purple and pink to match the coraline

    BTW, I hardly think you need more practice your Pics are amazing. Yes we need more

    J