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  1. #11

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    Free swimming! These are so hard to catch...not quite sharp enough.



    A red for comparison.



    My favourite shot so far:



    Another ok contrast example.

    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan

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    Can you share what camera settings you are using in these shots?

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    Here's the stats...

    Camera: Canon EOS 550D
    Lens: Canon Macro 100mm
    Aperture: f2.8 (some other shots were f3.2, f4 or f5.6)
    Exposure: 1/200sec (some other shots were 1/125sec and 1/500sec)
    ISO: 3200 (they'd be less grainy at lower ISOs and were I more patient I would use it and sacrifice the exposure time)
    Exposure bias: -0.3step (I find tank shots tend to have blown highlights a lot of the time...I could probably address this by switching from spot metering to evaluative, although that can throw off the autofocus...I'm too lazy to use manual!)
    Other: No flash, spot metering, aperture priority setting, autofocus.
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    pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie thank you for your help and advice - showmebutterfly Even Monday's are better with severum - showmebutterfly Merry Christmas - steeler58 Here's to the holidays! - Slaphppy7 
    Happy holidays! - rebecca_finny Merry Christmas (Santa Loves Pie) ;-) - Taurus Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Good to see you here again... - Slaphppy7 Figured you needed a little one to go with all those big guys - fishmommie 

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    Very good, im trying this tonight. My discus and africans need some love.

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    Hold your breath when you squeeze the shutter to avoid camera shake

    Look forward to seeing your shots
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    for the fun game! - SeaLady Thank you very very much!! - Compass Love the games. Thank you :) - rebecca_finny TGIF! - showmebutterfly Thanks for your help & points. - metweezer 
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    Those are neat shrimp, good luck with them, I hope they continue to thrive in your tank. I really like the last picture of the red and blue together, but the free swimming is my favorite.
    If it's called tourist season why can't I shoot them?
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Those are awesome! I'd love some, but they'd get gobbled up by my fish.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ~firefly~ View Post
    Little late to the party here, but this is just an incredible shot.
    When in doubt, do a water change.

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    ALL of those pics are awesome, IMO...thanks for sharing firefly...my daughter wanted those blue jellies to start our shrimp keeping experience, but the price and my 0% experience with shrimp steered me towards RCS, which we enjoy daily
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    Great little shrimp you got there, Firefly. Love the photos, especially the one you're most fond of. That could have won POTM.

    I just bought a macro lens, so I hope that I can get clear close-up shots of these bite-sized little morsels... I mean tiny creatures. =X
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