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Fish of MACNA (and free reefs.com wallpaper!)

featured10 Fish of MACNA (and free reefs.com wallpaper!)Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (or MACNA as we called) in Dallas welcomed some exciting new announcements from leading aquarium industry companies, but as you may suspect, MACNA is not only about new equipment. There were many beautiful tanks teeming with reef life on display and this two part photo article  aim to show you some of the most remarkable fish and invertebrates I managed to capture at the show. Plus, there’s a little freebie for reefs.com blog readers at the end of this article. Enjoy! … More:

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Aquarium Photography Guide: Part II The Big Trio: Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO

funny hawkfish picture1 Aquarium Photography Guide: Part II The Big Trio: Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO
PART II – The Big Trio: Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO

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  If you missed the first part, you can find it here: http://www.reefs.com/blog/2011/10/17/aquarium-photography-guide-part-i-choosing-the-right-camera/ Part III:http://www.reefs.com/blog/2011/12/02/aquarium-photography-guide-part-iii-white-balance-headache/ Part IV http://www.reefs.com/blog/2012/01/11/aquarium-photography-guide-part-iv-lenses/

That new shiny camera you just got for the rest of your hard earned money may seem at first like an airplane cockpit with all those numbers, letters, dials and buttons on it, but after you actually grab that manual that is still wrapped in plastic foil, read it through and then read another one on the net, things clear up a little bit. Photography equipment has changed drastically over the decades since Joseph Niepce first saved an image on a photographic medium with camera obscura in year 1814.  On the other hand, all cameras still work by the same basic principals they did when they first entered the mass market. It is important to know and understand… More:

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