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rwe

Member Since 08 Jul 2005
Offline Last Active Apr 29 2016 08:06 AM
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In Topic: Anyone know this fish?

05 April 2016 - 10:08 AM

I am no expert but it looks like a Reef Croaker (Odontoscion dentex) to me.  It is in Humann (page 417, in my edition) and here:  http://biogeodb.stri...es/species/3796.  The black spot at the base of the pectoral fin, the non-forked tail, and possibly the laid down first dorsal are probably the keys to the ID.


In Topic: TTL Flash Control by Sony Rx100-III

08 February 2016 - 09:09 AM

I have a Sony NEX-5N and single Inon Z-240 strobe connected by fiber optics.  Most of the time I have the camera in manual and use the sTTL mode on the strobe.  For shots where the strobe is the main source of light I do not get a lot of over-exposures unless there is a lot of white in the picture.   I do get over-exposures frequently when shooting over white sand, etc. where the ambient light is high since I am slow at increasing the shutter speed to values where the strobe won't sink.  Previously, I used a Nikon 105 strobe with an adapter and electrical connection.  This gave me a lot of over-exposures because the Nikon 105 is quite slow at shutting off compared to the Z-240 so couldn't mimic the camera output very well.  


In Topic: Edge of light and dark

26 April 2015 - 05:10 AM

I am a very rank amateur with respect to underwater photography and editing but here is what I got in a few minutes with Elements 12 trying to follow Alex's editing comments.

 

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