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Want to take better aquarium pictures with your phone? With a mantis coral lens, an app called snapseed and this tutorial - you're set
This is fantastic! Thank you for sharing this video! It appears that the Mantis Coral Lens kit is primarily available in the UK or AU, but I didn't see it readily available in the US (maybe I overlooked it?). The Polyp Lab lenses seem to be the comparable kit in the US. However, the great photography and related software adjustment tips and hints all still readily apply and this well-presented video is well-worth watching by anyone who wants to take pictures of their fish/corals with their phone. Great work!
 
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This is fantastic! Thank you for sharing this video! It appears that the Mantis Coral Lens kit is primarily available in the UK or AU, but I didn't see it readily available in the US (maybe I overlooked it?). The Polyp Lab lenses seem to be the comparable kit in the US. However, the great photography and related software adjustment tips and hints all still readily apply and this well-presented video is well-worth watching by anyone who wants to take pictures of their fish/corals with their phone. Great work!
Thanks for watching, I am glad it was of use to you! Yes, seems the polyp lab lens kit is almost identical, the principles will apply to any smart phone filter kit too I am sure :)
 

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Great video. And thanks for the heads up on the Snapseed app. Don’t really look around on the App Store like I used to so that was a real game changer Thanks again for putting in the time and effort to help the new guys out. ( that’d be me)
 
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Great video. And thanks for the heads up on the Snapseed app. Don’t really look around on the App Store like I used to so that was a real game changer Thanks again for putting in the time and effort to help the new guys out. ( that’d be me)
Appreciate it! Be sure to subscribe to my channel to not miss any other videos coming up :)
 
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Excellent guide, Sam! Thanks for putting this together!
 
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Loved the video! Phones are definitely very powerful nowadays and the way you presented and edited this video is amazing. Snapseed is my go to phone editing app as well.
 
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It shouldn't make too much difference which filter kit you use, perhaps try the polyp lab filter kit if you are based in the US?
 

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Want to take better aquarium pictures with your phone? With a mantis coral lens, an app called snapseed and this tutorial - you're set


Well it’s arrived!
And I must say it’s very impressive.
The pictures are taken and displayed without the app, (mainly because I couldn’t wait to use the lenses!)
My corals look amazing in the pictures! And I’m sure more so
When I use the app to enhance them
 
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Well it’s arrived!
And I must say it’s very impressive.
The pictures are taken and displayed without the app, (mainly because I couldn’t wait to use the lenses!)
My corals look amazing in the pictures! And I’m sure more so
When I use the app to enhance them
So glad to hear it is working well for you! It’s a great bit of gear!
 

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So glad to hear it is working well for you! It’s a great bit of gear!
It is! And really quite affordable. Taking decent pictures of my corals in the past has been tricky!
I love this new gadget :)
Thanks for the informative video once agin.
Emma
 

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