Reefs by Jay Luto

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Just like Gregory (gho), I also share they same interest - aquatic photography. I have been keeping fish / plants for past 15 years and combining photography with aquatic hobby was a dream come true. Here are few pictures I took at friend's gallery in Houston.

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Chris101 said:
Those look great Jay. I assume you kept the white balance cool for an aquatic mood.
Thanks Chris.

Yes. I really like that "reefish" look when I photograph salt water tanks. When photographing freshwater, I tweak WB.
 
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Flew said:
Very, very nice Jay. What was your set-up (cam / lens / etc.)?

Frank
Frank,
In this perticular shots, I used D70 and 105 f/2.8. I usually get creative with multiple flashes used wirelessly, special phototank, tripods etc. But this had to be quick so I basically put the hood on the lens, and placed the hood on the glass.
 

gho

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Jay, that acan is awsome, I love how you got such nice seperation from the background.

Your interest in aquatic photography definately shows. I wish my shots looked as nice as these!
 
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