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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 2:26 pm Post subject: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

 Hi,
 
 Majority  of  us  fishkeepers  here  have  beautiful  fishes,  but  only  Phone  cameras  or  Point  and  shoot  to  capture  their  glory!
 I  will  be  posting  pics  of  my  fishes  taken  using  my  phone  camera  and  P&S  and  I  invite  you  to  do  the  same
 Very,  very  important:Please  post  your  fishy  pictures  information  too.
 The  Idea  is  to  give  information  of  each  pictures  so  that  we  can  learn  and  expert  Photographers  can  comment  or  Criticize  them.
 Another  Very  very  important  point:  Please  do  not  post  if  you  cannot  handle  criticism!
 Aim:  To  capture  pictures  which  will  do  justice  to  our  fishkeeping  skills  as  well  as  display  the  beauty  of  the  fishes  and  aquatic  plants  with  minimal  distortion.
 
 
 Camera-Sony  DSC  H-5
 Date:  08-Mar-2011
 Flash:  Used   -0.7
 Focal  length-  12.1mm
 Exposure:  1/60
 F  number:  f/3.5
 White  balance-  Auto
 Metering  mode:  Center  weight
 Exposure  program:  Aperture  priority
 ISO:  80
 
 Stage2:
 Opened  with  Microsoft  Office  picture  manager
 Auto  correct
 Crop
 Resize  
 Save
 
 Stage3:
 Opened  with  Adobe  photoshop  7.0  
 Select:  All
 Filter:  Sharpen->  Sharpen
 Select:  Modify->Border
 Select  the  width  in  the  pop  up  box
 Select  the  color  
 Edit:  Fill
 Select  the  type  of  border  in  the  pop  up  box
 Select:  Text  tool
 Type  text
 and  this  is  the  result.
 
 
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 3:32 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

 Very  good  initiative   Thumb Up  and  awesome  snap.  Will  be  looking  forward  to  the  posts  this  thread.
 
 I  have  never  captured  my  fishes  thinking  it  needs  special  cameras,  lenses  and  external  flash  and  after  failed  attempts  to  take  a  clear  photo.  You  have  made  me  believe  otherwise.  Will  definitely  try  it  out  although  my  cam  would  not  be  having  as  many  settings  as  you  have  mentioned   Chuckle  
 
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:31 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

 This  thread  is  going  to  be  interesting.  Hope  to  learn  lot  more.  Thanks  Nayak.
 
 Few  things  on  whatever  I  have  tried  and  tested.
 
 
                                                 
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 Will  definitely  try  it  out  although  my  cam  would  not  be  having  as  many  settings  as  you  have  mentioned
                 

 
 Many  P&S  users  wont  look  into  what  features  their  cameras  have  got.  Few  basic  things  which  might  help  -
 1.  Macro  mode  -  Almost  every  camera  (even  my  mobile)  has  this.  This  is  for  taking  pictures  of  smaller  objects.
 
 2.  Aperture  priority  /  Shutter  priority   -  These  are  semi-manual  options  where  you  can  control  one  parameter  and  the  camera  will  decide  on  the  rest.  
 
 3.  Continuous  shooting  -  Have  seen  this  in  quite  a  few  cameras.  This  will  take  a  bunch  of  quick  shots  and  you  can  configure  it  to  save  first  few  or  last  few  shots.  This  will  be  very  helpful  for  capturing  fast  swimmers.
 
 4.  Flash  options  -  I  would  want  to  know  more  about  effectively  using  flash.  If  anyone  else  can  add  some  information  on  this  part,  it  would  be  very  helpful.
 
 5.  Scene  modes  -  These  modes  are  available  in  almost  all  P&S  cameras.  Modes  like  action/sports  could  be  helpful  for  capturing  fishes  (Even  if  there  is  not  much  of  any  control  over  shutter  speed  or  aperture).
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:51 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

 @random2:  Very  useful  information  indeed.
 
 And  talking  of  using  flash  effectively  would  like  to  know  how  to  avoid  the  reflection  from  the  tank.  Most  times  I  click  the  flash  interferes  right  where  the  fish  is  and  ruins  the  shot.  I  can  see  the  flash  on  Nayak's  first  photo  but  it  is  nowhere  near  the  fish  and  hence  edited  out  later.  Whats  the  trick?
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:54 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

 A  really  good  topic  Nayak,   Thumb Up  
 
 I  would  like  to  learn  a  lot  about  simple  aquarium  photography.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:58 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

 Lovely  thread  idea  Nayakre  Smile  
 
 My  idea  of  a  learning  thread  got  buried  pretty  quick  Chuckle  
 http://indianaquariumhobbyist.com/community/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=16029
 
 
                                                 
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 3.  Continuous  shooting  -  Have  seen  this  in  quite  a  few  cameras.  This  will  take  a  bunch  of  quick  shots  and  you  can  configure  it  to  save  first  few  or  last  few  shots.  This  will  be  very  helpful  for  capturing  fast  swimmers.
                 

 
 Continuous  shooting  will  work  well  only  when  flash  is  not  used.  The  recycle  time  for  flash  is  pretty  high.
 
 
                                                 
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 4.  Flash  options  -  I  would  want  to  know  more  about  effectively  using  flash.  If  anyone  else  can  add  some  information  on  this  part,  it  would  be  very  helpful.
 .                

 
 A  couple  of  tips  -  
 1.  Try  diffusing  the  flash  by  placing  a  paper  towel  over  the  flash,  probably  tape  it  over  the  pop-up  flash
 2.  Decrease  the  Flash  intensity  a  notch  or  two.  Most  P&S  allow  this.  Flash  is  always  calculated  by  the  camera  based  on  the  ambient  and  often  results  in  over-exposed/blown  out  shots
 3.  Shoot  at  a  slight  angle  -  probably  the  most  important  and  overstated  tip  Very Happy  
 4.  Do  not  use  flash  from  far  off  distances.  Often  gives  fish  the  "red  eye"  or  the  "steel  eye"
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:04 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

                                                   
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Shoot  at  a  slight  angle  -  probably  the  most  important  and  overstated  tip  Very Happy                  

 
 I  press  my  flash  right  against  the  tank  glass.  No  back  flashes.  :  )
 
 @  Nayak,  lovely  thread  indeed!
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:07 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

                                                   
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I  press  my  flash  right  against  the  tank  glass.  No  back  flashes.  :  )                

 Ayyyaee  !!!  Cheer  
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:13 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

                                                   
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@random2:  Very  useful  information  indeed.
 
 And  talking  of  using  flash  effectively  would  like  to  know  how  to  avoid  the  reflection  from  the  tank.  Most  times  I  click  the  flash  interferes  right  where  the  fish  is  and  ruins  the  shot.  I  can  see  the  flash  on  Nayak's  first  photo  but  it  is  nowhere  near  the  fish  and  hence  edited  out  later.  Whats  the  trick?                

 You  mean  like  this?
 
 
 To  avoid,  
 Point  1:  If  the  fish  is  after  the  second  half  or  back  of  the  tank  and  you  should  be  standing  near  the  glass  of  your  aquarium  and  use  zoom.
 Point  2:  If  the  fish  is  near  the  front  glass  of  your  aquarium  you  should  step  farther  back  and  use  zoom.  Here  you  will  have  to  stand  at  an  angle  to  your  aquarium.
 
 This  will  keep  the  flash  reflection  away  from  your  subject  and  will  be  easier  to  edit  out  later.
 
 But  there  are  other  problems  also  with  flash,
 Like  reflecting  off  a  particular  shiny  fish
 
 
 Over  lapping  the  colors  and  details
 
 
 Reflecting  off  the  invisible  water  marks  on  the  glass  and  blurring  the  picture.
 
 
 
 
                                                 
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 A  really  good  topic  Nayak,   Thumb Up  
 
 I  would  like  to  learn  a  lot  about  simple  aquarium  photography.
                 

 We  will  both  learn  together,Marc  Very Happy  
 
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Lovely  thread  idea  Nayakre  Smile  
 
 My  idea  of  a  learning  thread  got  buried  pretty  quick  Chuckle  
 http://indianaquariumhobbyist.com/community/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=16029
 
                                                   
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 3.  Continuous  shooting  -  Have  seen  this  in  quite  a  few  cameras.  This  will  take  a  bunch  of  quick  shots  and  you  can  configure  it  to  save  first  few  or  last  few  shots.  This  will  be  very  helpful  for  capturing  fast  swimmers.
                 

 
 Continuous  shooting  will  work  well  only  when  flash  is  not  used.  The  recycle  time  for  flash  is  pretty  high.
 
 
                                                 
Quote:                

 4.  Flash  options  -  I  would  want  to  know  more  about  effectively  using  flash.  If  anyone  else  can  add  some  information  on  this  part,  it  would  be  very  helpful.
 .                

 
 A  couple  of  tips  -  
 1.  Try  diffusing  the  flash  by  placing  a  paper  towel  over  the  flash,  probably  tape  it  over  the  pop-up  flash
 2.  Decrease  the  Flash  intensity  a  notch  or  two.  Most  P&S  allow  this.  Flash  is  always  calculated  by  the  camera  based  on  the  ambient  and  often  results  in  over-exposed/blown  out  shots
 3.  Shoot  at  a  slight  angle  -  probably  the  most  important  and  overstated  tip  Very Happy  
 4.  Do  not  use  flash  from  far  off  distances.  Often  gives  fish  the  "red  eye"  or  the  "steel  eye"                
                                                 
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Shoot  at  a  slight  angle  -  probably  the  most  important  and  overstated  tip  Very Happy                  

 
 I  press  my  flash  right  against  the  tank  glass.  No  back  flashes.  :  )
 
 @  Nayak,  lovely  thread  indeed!
                 
                                                 
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I  press  my  flash  right  against  the  tank  glass.  No  back  flashes.  :  )                

 Ayyyaee  !!!  Cheer  
 TIP  OF  THE  DAY  !
                 

 Oops,  was  typing  furiously  and  did  not  see  your  posts.  Slow  typer  you  see  Chuckle  
 Thanks,
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:39 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

 Nice  thread  Nayak...  Thumb Up  
 Beginners  like  me  can  learn  a  lot...thanks  again  for  bring  such  thread...  Smile
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:30 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

 i  cant  see  any  images.  why  is  that?
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:55 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

 Looks  like  one  more  block  buster  from  you.   Smile  
 When  most  of  us  were  in  the  opinion  that  P&S  were  only  for  family  clicks,  Trevor  was  the  first  to  prove  us  wrong  when  he  came  out  with  pics  from  his  pocket  cam  that  outsmarted  many  DSLR  shots  and  now  you  are  fitting  into  his  shoes.
 There  is  this  one  time  I  remember  telling  Hayath  that  his  PS  shots  were  better  than  his  DSLR  shots  when  he  brought  his  450D   Chuckle
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:05 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

 Getting  the  fish  into  focus  has  been  a  very  big  problem  for  me  while  taking  pictures.  I  end  up  taking  50-60  pictures  at  a  time  hoping  that  one  of  them  has  come  out  right.  Any  tips  on  focusing  on  the  subjects.  Most  of  the  time  the  auto  focus  focuses  on  the  glass  rather  than  the  fish  Sad
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:47 pm Post subject: Re: Camera phones and P&S Reply with quote

 Preetham,  why  are  you  complaining  about  50-60  clicks  now  in  the  digital  world.
 Once  you  take  about  5000  pictures  of  fish  with  the  same  camera,  the  keeper  count  will  increase.
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