Exposing the truth: How to take unreal pics with your DSLR!!! -or- You are EXPOSED!

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  1. 650-IS350

    650-IS350 Valuable Member R2R Supporter

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    Sometimes, we have to look at ourselves as the problem. Not that it's our fault that we get swindled by coral pics that look insane. But, we're the ones sending $ to these people. We have the power.

    That's one of the root causes. Money is what drives scammers and other people that want to make a quick buck, If people were not spending then these folks would just go away and try to find another scam.
     
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  2. mega

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    Still can't over this almost a year later lol I'll be trying this out tonight or tomorrow
     
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    Wow!
     
  4. Tom Blevins

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    Yeah, I purchased a W.D. off here too and after 2 years it still looks like a joke no names mentioned but am very disappointed
    on the vendor on here and will not purchase from this person in the higher middle of the country again.. it kills me on EBAY and the things put up
    with a frag pic WYSIWYG and a colony pic looks totally different from the Florida area and people go nuts and it's clear on what it really is right in front of them.
     
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    Too bad none of this works on Nikon lol
     
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    I'm sure there is something similar for nikon lol
     
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    I don’t know I’ve spent lots of time with camera settings and post processing on Lightroom and still can’t find a happy medium maybe someone needs to show us lol
     
  8. North Borders

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    So what you're saying is most people's SPS look as drab as mine in person? ;)
     
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    in so many words... sort of lol
     
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    Does it work for Sony cameras? I have an a6000.
     
  11. madweazl

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    What doesnt work?

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  12. Tuoixuanxanh

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    Wow will try it out tomorrow
     
  13. A_game43

    A_game43 Active Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Great Write Up Adam!!! Off and Running now!

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  14. mta_morrow

    mta_morrow It costs HOW much?!!! R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Reef Tank 365 SCAA Member Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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    Hey Rick! I just read this yesterday myself.

    Gonna go pull out my dslr too!
     
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    A_game43 Active Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Hey Mike, yea great info, I just got a good DSLR camera and have been going through the growing pains of getting it dialed in. This should help out a lot!!!
     
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    Can’t wait to see some pics Rick.

    I hope you’re doing well.

    I miss all you guys!

    And I’m missing out on some great frags!

    Sorry I derailed the thread Adam!
     
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    3 year old thread and people still don’t get the point of it.
     
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    I got the point. Very clear on page 1.

    I’m just glad to have a basic understanding of where to begin with my dslr.
     
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    Double post.
     
  20. Pauley

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    I tried Adam’s advice on a frag I got from a FL vendor famous for his artistic license. The actual clunker I received via eBay made me sad, but I think it cleaned up nicely in the pic.
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