How to take Aquarium Pics, the ADA way...

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    good post. thanks. 8)
     
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    Richard is still alive!!!!!!!!! Good to see you back buddy!!
     
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    Very basic, kind of misleading as I doubt many of the pros or would be pros take their pics on the auto settings..

    Would be great to see say a ten minute vid of Amano himself giving some tips, not that he would be giving all his secrets away.
     
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    I think the main take-always from the clip are:
    1. clean the glass
    2. only use the light from the aquarium
    3. use a tripod

    Other settings would depend on the type of camera used. Nonetheless, for general aquascape photography (which is what this clip addressed), the settings suggested are perfect.
     
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    And use a Nikon :icon_cheers:
     
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    Nee sies!!!!
     
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    +1 Canon only
     
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    This post is only meant to help the guys who don't know how to take proper aquarium pics. It's not meant to be a professional photography course.

    Trev, if we all could hire you to come take our pics, we would, but that would be a bit expensive.
     
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    Nikon is the best, but I use pentax. Canon go to hell.

    Thanks for the vid.
     
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    Tss.., fanboys. :p

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    The sad thing is, this is my camera :laughing7:

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