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#1 Nakedwithoutcamera


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Posted 25 December 2008 - 01:07 PM

I was kind of surprised that a few people liked a photo of an anemone fish I posted. I always thought it was a so-so shot. I have ambivalent feelings about this shot of a ribbon eel. It was the best one of trip to Indonesia in October. Maybe it's better than I think it is?
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Posted 25 December 2008 - 01:36 PM

Hi Ellen! I think it's a great picture. Just today I marveled a picture of a ribbon eel in M.Edges UW Photographer - I really like those fellows ^_^
At the bottom edge that little blur, and negative space could use... umm.. something?! Then again the brown just higlights the eel.
Anyways - I like it :cry:
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Posted 25 December 2008 - 02:18 PM

I wish I had taken it.

It does seem a little blurry at the bottom edge. Depth of field??
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Posted 25 December 2008 - 02:46 PM

great shot Ellen...for me, just a little bit darker....Scott
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here's the one I got over there.

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 03:08 AM

very tough subjects those ribbon eels. Getting the whole thing in focus is very nicely done!
The background is a little too busy for me though, not much choice though in this circumstance as you cant move the little fella! :cry:

Definitely a keeper

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