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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-09-2005, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Troy McClure
I don't think it's a hijack at all. I was concerned about being able to use a very fast shutter with a small aperature. Unfortunately, my cam only goes to an f/8...16 or 22 would be nice, but I haven't seen that on any Canon's except the $$$$$ DSLRs.

I'll probably order the lights tomorrow! I also need to stop by HomeDepot and pick up a few parts for the "photography canopy."
Is there any reason that you would want to go to a smaller aperture at f/16 or f/22, instead of f/8? As far as tank shots are concerned you can still get by at f/8. Here's a shot of a buddy's tank taken at a f/stop of 5.6 (4x55W over a 100 gallon), which is a bit blown in certain areas (e.g. sand).

Same tank, taken at the same aperture, but with -EV to compensate.


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