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How to shoot schooling glass fish with fisheye and 2 strobes?

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#1 magicfx



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Posted 14 July 2012 - 04:03 AM

Shooting glass fish is the most frustrating!
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I shoot with 2 Inon Z240 type 4 strobes and Nikkor 10.5mm FE.
Too much overexposure on the scales of some fish but underexposure on the other fish.
Should I turn on just 1 strobe and try to illuminate all fish?
Any ideas to improve my pictures?
If you were me, how would you setup aperture/strobe power/strobe position?

Edited by magicfx, 14 July 2012 - 04:06 AM.

#2 Alex_Mustard


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Posted 14 July 2012 - 04:08 AM

Classic approach is single strobe and aim to light the fish and nothing else. The shoot until you have a nice shape of the school of fish, against a blue reef and water background. Alex

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