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Old 02-06-2013, 01:20 AM   #496
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A bit softer light on the bee would have made it a perfect shot. But anyways it's awesome

I saw someone posting a betta shot in earlier posts and i remembered the good old days when I was doing my undergrad and had a plenty of time to breed and raise bettas. I used to have like 6-7 spawns going on simultaneously. Good old days. Well.. here's a picture of my HM male getting angry at me when he was busy with her gf making love and I tried to catch them in action. The tank was dark but as he moved towards me in anger his face came in a beam of light and I fired the shutter. And this is how I got this shot
I love this photo but it looks a bit out of focus. I love the black background and just seeing the face. It's a great shot. wish it was more in focus. The color is great the contrast and light is all good.

Here is my photo.

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Old 02-06-2013, 02:31 AM   #497
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I like the perspective and the shot is nice and sharp.

I'll throw a dog shot up too...this is from my new camera which I'm still trying to get the hang of....

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Old 02-06-2013, 04:26 AM   #498
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Nice lighting perfect focus, great job! That blue tag is distracting though! And my eyes are drawn to the brightness of the area to the left of the dog's head.

Took these in the studio this past fall.


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Old 02-08-2013, 09:27 AM   #499
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Some of the fish I breed, any ideas on how to improve my macro skill with Cannon Power Shot G12?




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Old 02-08-2013, 01:28 PM   #500
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They are almost perfect.
More light -2 source stick to the glass to prevent reflection. Speed 1/250.EV-1-2-to give more dramatic colors. PhotoShop. Glass aquarium. Practice with settings.
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Old 02-08-2013, 01:49 PM   #501
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Please delete, double post

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Old 02-08-2013, 02:00 PM   #502
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You should be critiquing the photo above you ^^^^^^^ as is the idea behind this thread.

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Some of the fish I breed, any ideas on how to improve my macro skill with Cannon Power Shot G12?
Your betta shots are framed nicely, but they look a little soft and the backgrounds are too bright and they take away from the fish.



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Old 02-09-2013, 04:58 AM   #503
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You should be critiquing the photo above you ^^^^^^^ as is the idea behind this thread.



Your betta shots are framed nicely, but they look a little soft and the backgrounds are too bright and they take away from the fish.


Sorry I cannot critique, I would make myself look like the noob I am. This monkey just presses the button all fancy.

Love the dark contrasting background, very colorful fish!
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Old 02-09-2013, 06:26 PM   #504
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You should be critiquing the photo above you ^^^^^^^ as is the idea behind this thread.



Your betta shots are framed nicely, but they look a little soft and the backgrounds are too bright and they take away from the fish.


I like the picture but it seems a bit out of focus, and too dark.

Here's a Golden Eagle...
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:54 AM   #505
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I like the bokeh on this one. Is it a crop? I wish the eye was sharp but otherwise, nice shot.

Here's a grab I made tonight at a local cafe...guy in the pic is a friend and owner of the cafe...I was playing with a new legacy lens I got today...

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Old 02-10-2013, 03:53 AM   #506
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Taken maybe a few steps to the left (at an angle) or elevated may have been a better shot.

Taken a while ago of my rescued Red devil
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Old 02-10-2013, 04:15 AM   #507
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Taken maybe a few steps to the left (at an angle) or elevated may have been a better shot.

Taken a while ago of my rescued Red devil
I like the lighting, however he seems pretty out of focus.

My girl Nelly <3
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I like the lighting, however he seems pretty out of focus.

My girl Nelly <3
I really like the expression of the dogs face. Captured very well, pretty much as if you werent even there. My dogs act confused by my cameras so Im not as lucky as you when it comes to shooting a canine subject. The lighting is very nice as well. Overall a great shot.

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Old 02-10-2013, 04:37 AM   #509
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Kinda the effect I was going for. I didn't want a tack sharp shot because I knew I was going to process it in BW and leave some noise in the final pic.
I personally think it works for this shot with the depth of field being so narrow and the background so dark. Nice fish man!
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:19 PM   #510
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That's a nice capture of the flame. Reminds me of a subliminal ad where your mind can see different things.

Here's a pic I took at a small beach near my house last summer. Kinda has a comical twist to it.

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