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Old 02-09-2004, 12:57 AM   #1
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Old codger learns new tricks!

OK....this Jurassic old coot finally broke down and bought a digital camera. I've got a few shots in my gallery now...and I'd love to hear some constructive criticism!!
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Old 02-09-2004, 01:37 AM   #2
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All I can say is WOW!! Your pics are crisp and the tank is gorgeous!
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I call shenanigans! Your pics are perfect. I hope you took 100's of shots before getting those :P Dangit, I still suck at taking shots of fast moving fish.

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Tis about time Batty LOL Great pics!

So what did you get? And what settings are you using?? Spill!
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Sati....I hate to say it but those were the first pictures I took with the camera. I hope to improve things as I get a bit more experience with this little digital marvel.

Allivymar....being as I bought the camera Sunday evening and took those pictures about 20 minutes after I got it home...I didn't do anything fancy. The camera is a Fuji S3000 3.2Mpixel device. I used auto settings and auto flash with the macro and zoom features. I'll play around with some of the manual settings when I have time.
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It is hard to beleive those are the first pics taken with your new camera. They look great. What brand camera do you have?
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Old 02-09-2004, 10:30 PM   #7
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As posted above, the camera is a FujiFilm FinePix S3000 that I bought for about $260.00. It is a 3.2 MegaPixel camera. So far I've been VERY impressed with it (and I've had it a whole 2 days!!! ).
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WOW!!! I think that I need to upgrade cameras if that is the product of the first few shots erver taken with it!! The pics ARE perfect!
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Oh....by the way....those shots were taken at the 1 Megapixel setting. I haven't tried the 3 Megapixel setting yet. Could be interesting!
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Nice pics!

How sure are you on the ID of your shistura? The best photo match I could find to the two I recently acquired was Schistura poculi. Your guy looks dead on to my two though! How do you like him?
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