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post #516 of (permalink) Old 08-18-2012, 07:42 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Fuze View Post
Nikon Pimp 077 here.

D70. Never got Canons really...Nikon all the way!
Woot woot! Added as #077!

Originally Posted by discusonly View Post
Count me in. I've had mine D90 for a few years now but ever use it much except for kids activities with the stock 18-105 lens. I am just slowly getting my feet into macro photography so I just picked up a used Sigma 105mm 2.8 to start playing
Cool, you can be #078! Enjoy the lens!

Originally Posted by AquaStudent View Post
I was practicing with my D5000 (and stock 18-55mm lens) earlier and caught these photos. Suggestions on how to improve would be greatly appreciated.

I used manual mode with manual focus. Aperture of 5 (I believe) and exposure between 1/25 and 1/40 of a second. I touched up the images in GIMP by playing with the brightness/contrast slightly and a very little bit with Red/Cyan and Yellow/Blue color balance.

My Dad's oscar was looking pretty photogenic. The oscar is about 8 inches small and has been with us for about 6 months.
Not bad at all, especially considering the (lack of) available light! I really like the bubbles shot.
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