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Thread: Winners, POTM for June 2013
06-25-2013, 01:29 AM #11
Great job, congratulations both of you.Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit. -Vince Lombardi
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06-25-2013, 01:47 AM #12
Congratulations to you both.
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06-28-2013, 01:35 PM #13
Thanks so much, I saw him sitting still and I thought the reflection was a cool picture, so I grabbed the camera and captured the moment. Lucky!
Also, my camera is a basic point and shoot. What I do is put the mode on shutter speed priority and for my lighting I find 1/40 to 1/60 is pretty good. Then, when I upload the picture, I adjust the lighting more with photoshop. Thats about it!55 Gallon Freshwater Tank (semi-planted) 48"x21"x13"
Video of 55GAL Tank - DEC 2012
06-28-2013, 03:01 PM #14
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06-28-2013, 03:11 PM #16
Just keep in mind that minor adjustments for contrast and brightness are OK for pics entered in the comps, but major changes/editing to pic will disqualify it from being entered in the comps.
Thanks for posting the tip about shutter speed, I will try that with my camera.If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
"Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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06-28-2013, 10:27 PM #17
Congrats to both!My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
75 gal - Smudge Spot Cories, Pristella Tetras, Scissortail & Red Tail Rasboras, Zebra Danios, Wild Caught BNP
29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Harlequin Rasboras, Peacock Gudgeons
Future 40 Long - Fiery Black Shiners, Panda Garra
"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"
06-30-2013, 10:19 AM #18
Lovely pics guys!My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
06-30-2013, 10:34 PM #19
Thanks everyone. Couldn't believe it when those two posed for me so prettily. And I have a plain digital camera too. Sometimes it takes 10 or 20 shots to get a good one.
Congrats DDavis for winning 1st place. That's a great photo. Now a stupid question. What kind of gourami is that? It's gorgeous.30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies, mystery & nerite snails
15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco, mystery & nerite snails
90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, mystery snails
90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp
06-30-2013, 11:08 PM #20