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In the early summer large schools of snappers, batfish, unicorn surgeon-fish, barracuda and trevallies swirl off the southern tip of Sinai, at Ras Mohammed. Nearby there are shallow reefs and a treasure-trove of World War II military paraphernalia in the wreckage of the SS Thistlegorm. Alex Mustard regularly runs an excellent workshop based aboard one of several large and comfortable live-aboard dive boats. This year he was joined by Alex Tattersall, demonstrating (certainly not forcing sales on us with his usual skill) new and exciting ideas from Nauticam. The winds died down, after blowing us away from the shoals of Abu Nuhas, and the diving began:
Have you ever been on a plane where they show a bunch of underwater scenic reef shots? I have come up with my own short video of similar short scenics set to some soothing music to calm the masses have a look! http://youtu.be/Yub1ub00f-s
Shooting glass fish is the most frustrating! 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?