Awesome underwater photography

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  1. nudibranch

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    I do underwater photography and also know alot of people involved in this hobby so I thought I would start a thread with images that reefers might enjoy. Will post images as I get them. All welcome to post images here.

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    awesome! thanks for sharing
     
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    ..took this at Doodles in Ponta da Oura... i named him Nuisance!

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    Know him well ;-)
     
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    Awesome thanks for sharing
    Cant wait for more updates from u thanks
     
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    Are you shooting in the water or through the glass? Interested to find out how you set up your lighting. Ring flash on the outside by any chance?
     
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    Hi @Gareth0508

    All these images are taken in the ocean. I have taken a few in my tank with a macro lens and use an external flash above the water with a remote trigger to fire the flash.
     
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    Awesome dude! Do you have specialised housings for your lighting when in the ocean?
    I've been pricing some housings for my camera and they are insanely expensive!
     
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    Yeah, specialized housing and strobes for underwater. I currently house a Nikon D300s underwater and a wide angle setup would look like this

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    Unfortunately it is very expensive to get stared like most hobbies these days ;-)

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    this is a picture i took with my cellphone camera so the quality will not be all that amazing but i think it still looks cool

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    what would be a cheap alternative to my cellphone camera that can take nice pictures under the royal blue LED lights and still the corals should have the colors i see with my eyes ... with my phone camera it doesnt happen and most of the time the pictures just come out very dark
     
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    I'll trade you some frags for your setup… :whistling:
    Ill stick to my "through the glass" setup for now! :thumbup:
     
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    Cheap? Whats that?? :tt2:
    The problem with phone cameras, or any point and shoot for that matter, is the inability to adjust white balance, exposure and aperture etc. This effects photos greatly! Although I have seen a few pics taken with point and shoot that came out pretty decent!
     
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    Stunning pygmy seahorse. Whats sitting on its head?
     
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    Two of my own images
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