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  1. Your Guide to Aquarium Photography #7 - Post-processing

    Post-processing is a very controversial topic with many people opposing post-processing pictures simply because people have optimized processing techniques to make coral colors pop beyond reality. This has led to inflated prices and lots of disappointment when one purchases a coral based on an over-processed picture. Regardless of the above, post-processing remains a critical step in the workflow of a photographer, and with tank photography, post-processing is important to bring the pictures...
  2. Your Guide to Aquarium Photography #6 - Top Down Shots

    Top down shots have gained popularity in the last several years and are used by most online vendors for most of their coral shots. By simply taking away any glass between the camera and the coral, the effect on clarity, white balance, and color rendition is amazing.
  3. Your Guide to Aquarium Photography #5 - Taking Better Pictures with Mobile Phone Cameras

    This article answers the question: How can I take better pictures with my mobile phone? Different mobile phones have different tools that make it easy to take a good picture. It takes a little bit of trying to find out what works best for your tank, lighting, and the shots you are after.
  4. Your Guide to Aquarium Photography #4 - Shooting with a DSLR Camera vs. Mobile Phone

    This article will focus on the differences between using DSLR cameras and mobile phone cameras for aquarium photography. The discussion always used to be DSLR vs the point-and-shoot camera for aquarium photography. Social media, discussion groups and dedicated applications on mobile phones coupled with improvements in mobile phone camera technology have made for more use of mobile phone cameras for aquarium photography.
  5. Your Guide to Aquarium Photography #3 - Settings for Fish, Coral, and FTS Photos

    In our previous article in this Your Guide to Aquarium Photography series, we looked at how you should prepare for a photoshoot of your reef. In this third installment, we will be focusing our attention on camera settings/parameters and how to get them right for fish, coral, and FTS photos.
  6. Your Guide to Aquarium Photography #2 - Preparing for a Photoshoot

    In our previous article in this Your Guide to Aquarium Photography series, we examined some photography basics. In this article, we'll look specifically at how you should prepare for a photoshoot of your reef. Preparing for a photo shoot a couple of days in advance can make a difference in the quality of the pictures and the amount of post-processing needed.
  7. Your Guide to Aquarium Photography #1 - Getting the Basics

    Tank photography has been and continues to be a challenging topic for many reefers. When I started my tank, I was using an SLR (a non-digital for the newer generation); yes, we used to shoot using film and wait for days to finish the roll and get it developed. I remember taking notes on how each shot was taken (no Exif info was available then) and then keeping the notes to compare with the pictures when the film was processed. I was able to raise my ratio of good shots from 2/36 to 25-30/36...
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