What photography questions would you like to ask April's guest speaker Gary Parr ?

Discussion in 'Photography' started by gimmito, Apr 7, 2013.

  1. gimmito

    gimmito Guest

    As April 13th's meeting is quickly nearing, what photography questions would you like to ask Gary Parr ?
  2. aqua-nut

    aqua-nut Supporting Member

    I assume he will cover the equipment he uses so I won't ask! ;)

    Does he use remote flash? How?

    What suggestions does he have for white balance using DSLRs?

    What suggestions does he have for white balance using point and shoot cameras (that usually don't have extensive WB controls)?

    Any tips for taking pics at public aquariums like Steinhart?

    I'm really looking forward to this.
  3. Crabby

    Crabby Guest

    How to take great tank pics with a phone camera.
  4. gimmito

    gimmito Guest

    LOL....that was my question !
  5. FeliciaLynn

    FeliciaLynn Supporting Member

    I'd like to know if he has suggestions for how to photograph best under different types of lights. I've noticed its a lot different getting a good shot under LEDs than T5s.
  6. xulio

    xulio Supporting Member

    Like Felicia, I'd like to know any tricks to get better shots under the heavily "blue" light conditions in our tanks. Simple filters, additional lights, etc.

    I'd really like to avoid going into Photoshop (or similar) to tweak raw pictures. But if there are some quick tips there, I'm all ears.

  7. CookieJar

    CookieJar Guest

    Might be the same as photo question, but how to take a video of your tank w/o it looking all blue.
  8. gparr

    gparr Honorary Member

    Flash for fish. I'll show you how. Have used flash for coral, but only in certain situations. I'll show you.
    I'll definitely cover white balance for DSLRs and P&Ss
    Public aquariums will also be discussed with examples from the Steinhart
    I'm looking forward to it, too.
  9. gparr

    gparr Honorary Member

    Great photos with a phone camera is a bit of a stretch but I'm sure I can help you get acceptable shots.
  10. gparr

    gparr Honorary Member

    It's simply a matter of adjusting the white balance. We'll talk about that subject, which can be frustrating.
  11. gparr

    gparr Honorary Member

    I've only done limited video, but will try to help.
  12. gparr

    gparr Honorary Member

    Yes, I talk about the equipment I use. Most of the time I talk too much about equipment. It's a flaw I have.
  13. gimmito

    gimmito Guest

    Thanks for sharing Gary...we look forward to your talk !

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