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Dive in with Citizen Science!

Rockfish by Tewy

Photo: Tewy

 A scientific course for all levels of divers, what a good idea!  Rendezvous Dive Adventures staff and staff from The Seattle Aquarium have teamed up to offer this training.   Shawn Larson (Curator of Research) and Jeff Christiansen (Dive Safety Officer) will be on site to teach you the survey and diving techniques. The main focus is rock fish surveys, but the principles and methods can be used for many other survey subjects.… More:

How to take picture of our aquarium: photography course part II – The Pictures


The photo is of the beautiful tank of Paolo Marzocchi After the great success of the previous section that talked about the general theory of photography and the basics to get great photos, and I recommend you to read if you had not yet done to better understand what I write in this article. I’m going to talk strictly about how to get good photos in aquarium, with many practical examples.… More:

How to take a picture of your aquarium: photography course part I

 During my visit to the eighth edition of Salento Aquarium, a show in Italy, I did a lesson on a subject that I really like “Aquarium, how to take pictures“, and are therefore here, as promised, to propose a mini-course as a guideline how to photograph in the aquarium, getting the best with our equipment, obviously the course is open to all, since most of what is written applies to any photographic genre, even though the examples will focus on the photographs in the aquarium. I hope that the course will be useful and that you enjoy reading it, and if you have any requests please leave your comments. This is the first part that covers the basics of photography, the choice of lenses and the setting of the camera, the second part will address specifically the photographs in the aquarium, going into the details of how to photograph aquariums, fish and corals , and the last part will cover instead the development of the digital negative, the RAW file.… More:

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