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Dancer In The Dark
Lens: FA77 Camera: Pentax K10D Photo Location: Berlin, Germany ISO: 200 Shutter Speed: 1/90s Aperture: F2.4 
Posted By: Alcazar, 03-06-2012, 08:14 AM

Went aimlessly through old pictures of mine and found this one... and thought i'd share it with you. I hope you like it

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03-06-2012, 08:41 AM   #2
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That is quite a striking jelly. Don't think I've ever seen a shot of one with such a dark background. Well done.
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Thanks susan :-)
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That is a super shot, it seems to have an ethereal glow to it.

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agree, very ET image, something from under-ice world of Europa...
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Outstanding, in my view. Great job. Typically I only see the tops of these things as we sail by them, and I never think of them as beautiful - until seeing your picture.

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love this shot, would make a great print.
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Very nice image, I've never seen an image of a jelly quite like it, film or digital?

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Thank you everyone!

QuoteOriginally posted by Heinrich Lohmann Quote
Very nice image, I've never seen an image of a jelly quite like it, film or digital?
it's digital... the image seems a little soft in a strange way, because of the glass in the aquarium... maybe that's why it doesn't seem so digital
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Lovely graceful posture on the jellyfish. Part of the problem with aquarium photography is the plastic (plexiglas?) rather than true glass used for the tanks. Unless the shot is taken exactly perpendicular to the tank surface - sensor parallel to the plastic surface - there will be distortion and degradation of IQ. It's worse than shooting through antique glass that has rippling. As I discovered making mini-tanks for basement photography, even a very thin sheet of plastic softens an image far more than a thicker piece of picture-frame glass, or an ordinary little glass aquarium.
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Reminds me of my youth swimming (and getting stung) by these creatures - well done.

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