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Another Parrotfish #294193
08/21/08 08:46 PM
08/21/08 08:46 PM
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H20dog Offline OP
Another Parrotfish

these fish always pose for me
Re: Another Parrotfish [Re: H20dog] #294229
08/22/08 07:52 AM
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where is it ?

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Re: Another Parrotfish [Re: Ernie B] #294234
08/22/08 08:56 AM
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H2dog what camera/flash are you using?

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Re: Another Parrotfish [Re: elbert] #294283
08/22/08 01:47 PM
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H2O, we may differ on politics, but damn you take great pictures! Way to go!

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Re: Another Parrotfish [Re: Ernie B] #294285
08/22/08 02:21 PM
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Dan Carey Offline
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Originally Posted by immissing
where is it ?

one of the difficult things about shooting fish portraits is controlling the background. In this shot, the subject is in the lower center, where he blends into the reef strata. See him now?

I was lucky on // because there's enough contrast between the subject and the background. The yellow and neon blue stands out just enough from the inky blue background to make the Queen Angel easy to see.


Last edited by Dan Carey; 08/22/08 02:31 PM. Reason: Added link and paragraph 2
Re: Another Parrotfish [Re: Dan Carey] #294287
08/22/08 02:46 PM
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H20dog Offline OP
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Elbert- I use a Canon Powershot, in a Ikelite case with a standard external mount diffuser for the built in flash. It's not a very expensive outfit...but it works.

Re: Another Parrotfish [Re: H20dog] #294437
08/24/08 07:34 AM
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Nice Shot, I see Mr. Parrot.

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