few pics macro attemps

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  1. somecanadianguy

    somecanadianguy Member

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    any pointers on macro fire away.
    pic1 tinc ???????
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    tricolors santa isabela
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    vent male
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    craig
     
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    Hi,

    These are quite cool!
    I love the ventrimaculatus and the tinctorius!

    Thanks
    PL
     
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    Cool, nice pics.
     
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    Great pics Craig, I would be willing to place money on your vent being a French Guyana grey leg. Those were actually my second (or was it third) dendro and were also the first frog I ever got tads from. (If this seems out of place its a continuation of a pm).
     
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    ok cool marty , and thanks for the kudos all you guys
    perry if you see this can you confirm ,this is the one from you.
    craig
     
  7. Anonymous

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    Mmmmm ventrimaculatus... haha nice shots bud! seeing those little tricolors made me realize how much color mine have gained since I got them. got any of the blue tincs? :D
     
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    more pic's of the auratus :)

    yes i am obsessed with them
     
  9. somecanadianguy

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    naw no new river tinc eggs yet drives me nuts , yea they color up nice after a bit.
    hmmm pics funny you say that i just got a canon power shot s31s for work and have it at home to play with , ill see what i can doo.
    craig
     
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    Craig

    Yes, I believe Marty is correct!

    Those came from Mark Pepper at Understory.
    That one morphed out around April 2005.

    As far as the camera, you have to take a lot of crappy pics to get a few really good ones. At least thats my experience......

    Youre probably a better photographer than I though. I have a digital SLR that does most of the work.

    Hope youre doing well there!

    Perry
     
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    I have found that if you dont use a direct flash, rather it pointed up at the ceiling or held up higher, you get a much better photograph. 8)
     
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    cool guys ,hmm might be lucky but i think 4 out six got posted lol ,mind u i tried not using a flash and pointing my lights at it .tripods help big time too damn shaky hands
    craig
     
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    Craig

    I've found that with many of the darts, the color is flash reflective.
    In particular the black coloration reflects a lot of the flash.

    Indirect lighting would be best. It really is a fine balance between lighting and contrast. Both elements muting the details and colorations.

    I've increased my exposure time to compensate for the lower lighting. That works great if the frogs will sit still for it:) But they are either busy or fleeing.

    The tincs, azureus, and a few others are great posers though and love to be photographed!
     
  15. Anonymous

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    the incresed exposure time with the powershot is why the shaky hands are wrecking the phtos. I have a blur reduction feature in my camera for the shots without flas but I still prefer the flash myself.. it doesnt seem to make my pictures suffer. I have a Nikon Coolpix S7c. Great shots of the little vittatus Craig. I saw the other 2 out in Tsawassen lol.
     
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    color dif

    cool , check dad out compared to babys
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  17. Anonymous

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    wow.. now I am going to be incredibly imapatient with mine lol
     

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