Canon vs Nikon (CZ Picture WAR!!!!)

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  1. Ranjib

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    If I remember correctly, it was the tamron macro lense.
     
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    How are you guys getting the colors all correct and such clear shoots? Lightroom? Have a nikon d7200 with tamron 90 macro and uv filter and do ok but these are way above me. It's like impossible to get the white balace right on the nikon, at least I haven't figured out how to get it to balance with the blue light.I have to put them thru lightroom.
     
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    Just shoot in raw mode and then use Lightroom or Photoshop to adjust the white balance my Nikon D7000 does an okay job of adjusting for white balance and I would assume your D7200 would be an improved version of that. My tank isn't super blue to begin with though. When I take shots with just the blue lights on, it is more of a challenge to get a shot that is bright enough and not grainy. Aperture priority mode and a tripod help a lot with that issue.
     
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  9. crushedacro

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    Do you guys find its better to use the darker pics and brighten them in lightroom? The pic quality I find is usually a lot better on the darker images.
     
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    If I am shooting without a tripod, that is usually a better approach. My camera settings free hand are usually 640 iso, 1/400 shutter speed and f9 f stop. Using a tripod, I just use aperture priority mode and only have to worry about f stop and focus. You can click on my recent photos and see the settings on flickr. The side view photos were taken with a tripod and the ones that are looking downward were taken free hand.
     
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    Nikon 5200, Tamron 90 mm today, still learning the camera, freehand, first manual program pic.

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    What settings are you using and are these under blues? I usually set my hydras to 16k and leave the camera on auto WB but would love to be able to shoot in whatever light level its at if thats even possible. Read somewhere that auto WB was the best if using post editing. Some colors I find it almost impossible to shoot. Sometimes I wish I had got a canon as everyone says they WB in any light. Photography is frustrating....
     
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    Thanks bro, just went to shoot with those manual settings and pics are much better! I think they might be amazing after lightroom. What are you putting your lighting at? Leds or other? I usually put the hydras at 16k so there's enough light.
     
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    Also what the best/easiest photo hosting for free?
     
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    I'm usng Tokina 100ATX Pro; 20% Blue; 90%white; WB 5K; ISO 500; 1/125; 2.4.
     
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    [​IMG]DSC_2585 by Crushedacro, on Flickr
    This is what I was getting before, not bad. Before it went into lightroom you it was awful, basically all one color. when I have time I'll plug in some new pics using your settings BigJim. Let me know on what you do for your camera WB. Thanks again!
     
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