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Posted By: xfraser, 01-09-2007, 09:06 AM

I was amazed at the pictures that I can get of the fish in our aquarium, I figured all I would get is a big flash reflection! Here's one of my favorite fish, a clown loach:




Anybody else have some aquarium pictures?
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01-09-2007, 01:57 PM   #2
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Yep!

Here's a shot of one of my rare specimens of micropterus salmoides




Commonly known as a largemouth bass. I used to earn a meagre living as a tournament angler and have kept bass (plus assorted other local species) in my aquarium for approx. 20 years so that I can study their habits, up close and personal!

Photo taken with a cheapo Chinon 1.9/50. ISO 400, natural light (with exception of in-aquarium fluorescent), 1/10th second- handheld. Imagine trying that without SR!
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I had a small largemouth bass for a while. I was quite amazed at just how much that little sucker could fit in his mouth as far as the local minnows went.

This is the one who occupies my aquarium now - though I suppose it's a cross between aquarium and terrarium:


Norther Leopard Frog.
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One of mine...



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HA!

You call bass gluttons, then show your frog swallowing what appears to be a fat, juicy 8" night crawler?

You're right, though- when the old feeding frenzy starts, the number of minnows that can disappear in a hurry is unbelievable...

We had several large terrariums at work this summer (National Park), one of which contained some good sized bullfrogs. More than one young child got a shock when they found one or two of their fingers halfway down a frog's throat. Fortunately, no frogs were injured.
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Nice one, xfraser!

QuoteOriginally posted by xfraser Quote
I was amazed at the pictures that I can get of the fish in our aquarium, I figured all I would get is a big flash reflection! Here's one of my favorite fish, a clown loach:


Anybody else have some aquarium pictures?
Here is mine

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One more

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Awesome pictures everybody!!!
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All these fish pictures are far superior to anything I have been able to capture with our little aqaurium. Please, please each of you share how you took really nice shots. I never get a shot anywhere near this quality.
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Mine was pretty much an accident... I got a flash for Christmas that I was trying out, so I put the camera in program mode, turned on the flash, focused on a fish and the picture came out pretty good. I was expecting to just see a reflection of the flash, but that didn't happen.
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I would have expected the same thing...you must have had your lens pretty close to the aquarium glass in order to avoid reflection?

Some fantastic shots in this thread


QuoteOriginally posted by xfraser Quote
Mine was pretty much an accident... I got a flash for Christmas that I was trying out, so I put the camera in program mode, turned on the flash, focused on a fish and the picture came out pretty good. I was expecting to just see a reflection of the flash, but that didn't happen.
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Some more

Like jigsaw puzzle picture

1/45s f/1.8 at 77.0mm iso800 full exif




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Hi,
I really like your fish shots. Here is Harvy, Mr Texas. He is a real star. Nasty fish with the tank to himself.
Kodak 5mp camera used.

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Here's a Uaru. The tank has some water marks. k100d & Pentax-F 35-70mm in Macro. Not the best pic...
Big gentle romaine lettuce eating fish. Wouldn't even eat a platy fry!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Photochop Quote
I would have expected the same thing...you must have had your lens pretty close to the aquarium glass in order to avoid reflection?

Some fantastic shots in this thread
Actually I was across the room (not a very big room though) using a zoom lens.



Mr Texas and the Uaru are awesome looking fish. I've never seen those kind before. Thanks for posting!
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