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Old 12/22/2007, 08:59 PM   #1
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A few shots from today

I'm still improving, but here are just a couple









Some more are located here in my local clubs forum
http://reefcentral.com/forums/showth...readid=1277337


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Old 12/22/2007, 09:11 PM   #2
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fantastic color that we would only have the pleasure to view through your equally superb photography


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Old 12/22/2007, 09:16 PM   #3
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They are beautiful. What do you need to improve?


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Old 12/22/2007, 09:36 PM   #4
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very very nice.... i wish i had the camera skills to capture my corals so nicely... maybe if santa is listening ill take a new camera hahaha but very very nice!


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Old 12/22/2007, 09:42 PM   #5
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very well done, can you give some specs on your system.
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Old 12/22/2007, 10:09 PM   #6
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Amazing Checked out the link too... love the chalice collection


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Old 12/22/2007, 10:12 PM   #7
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Thanks for the kind words. The FTS is in the attached thread along with some info on my lighting choice.


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Old 12/22/2007, 10:17 PM   #8
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Hey, what's your photoperiod btw Mark?


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Old 12/22/2007, 10:25 PM   #9
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I run my T5's for 12 hours and my halides for 7 during the colder months and 6 during the warmer months. I do have a 1/4 hp tradewinds chiller, but it is just a personal choice.


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Old 12/23/2007, 09:32 AM   #10
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I have no idea what this one is, but it has morphed into this. The polyps are metallic.




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Old 12/23/2007, 01:46 PM   #11
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Lookin great!!!


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Old 12/23/2007, 01:57 PM   #12
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Old 12/23/2007, 06:57 PM   #13
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Nice collection. What coral is that in the 3rd picture?


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Old 12/23/2007, 09:11 PM   #14
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Nice collection. What coral is that in the 3rd picture?
That is the Tubs horrida.


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Old 12/23/2007, 09:14 PM   #15
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Very nice shots and corals

What camera and settings?

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Old 12/23/2007, 09:30 PM   #16
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I am shooting with a Nikon D40x and the 105 mm vr lens. I shot these in manual with an f-stop of 18.


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Oooo. I love the Monti Setosa. Thats on my wish list.


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"I have no idea what this one is, but it has morphed into this. The polyps are metallic. " - im pretty sure that is the ORA german green blue polyp acro.


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Old 12/24/2007, 01:00 AM   #19
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Old 12/24/2007, 12:27 PM   #20
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Old 12/24/2007, 12:46 PM   #21
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"I have no idea what this one is, but it has morphed into this. The polyps are metallic. " - im pretty sure that is the ORA german green blue polyp acro.
I have the ORA as well and they are very different. It was a wild piece I got in March that was yellow with green tips. I have only seen one coral like it and that was at Tongs fish store in the OC when I made it down there for RAP.


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Old 12/24/2007, 12:47 PM   #22
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looking great Marko!
Thanks Brian. Your suff is amazing. I'll talk to you soon


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You don't dissapoint Marko. Nice pics man.


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Very nice pics. What kind of acropora is the one in the very first pic?


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Very nice pics. What kind of acropora is the one in the very first pic?
That is an A. Nana.


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