Oscar photos

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  1. Stalker

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    I enjoy my oscars a lot and this is one of them that can not wait for food. They get so exited if I pic up the cricket container that they give some amazing displays.

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    |Lets post some photos of oscars on this thread.
     
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    Very Nice!
     
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    Nice pic
     
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    Willem High fin Pangasius

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    This is mine

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    I still like your oscar, but there is way to many other big ones I want you've got.
     
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    some good looking specimens there guys. Sadly my 8 year old oscar passed away some time ago thanks to an Eishkom power surge and an exploding heater :( . These fish have some serious character hey
     
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    Both my finger eaters.[​IMG]
     
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    Hey@Stalker, They are beautiful! Love Oscars. I see some plants in there. Plastic? Awesome photo's.
     
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    My Oscars is moving all the plants around like madness. I used real plants in the beginning, planted in the gravel, but they just take them out. I then kept the plants in those plastic bucket they keep it in when selling them and they use to move them around all over the place. They never ripped the plants in the pots apart. When I found out that stuff they plant the plants in with, is not healthy for fish, I removed them and replaced it with plastic plants.
     
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    @Stalker, Nice thing with them is they last a long time. And no trimming and Fertz needed.:cool:
     
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    Beautifull pic, what camera and settings did you use??? Dir you photoshop the pic?
     
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    I need to check the RAW photo to tell what settings I used. It was probably F8, 200/sec, ISO200. The camera is a Nikon D90 with SB900 flash and I use a globe diffuser to give that soft shadows. The photo is taken in RAW(.NEF) format and converted to jpg and scaled down to make it internet friendly.

    I think people will be upset if I post a 9meg photo.
     
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    My breading pair of Oscars.

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    Spectacular pics there Stalker! Lens?
     
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    And how the heck do you manage to keep glare off the glass? Off camera flash?
     
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    I used a 70 to 200 F2.8 VR2 lens with this last photo. No flash was used. Settings on the photo is F4.5, 1/80 shutter speed, ISO 1600.

    I only used the light from the tank. The globe I use in the tank is extremely bright so I didn't use any Speed lights.
     
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    Wow! Don't know the D90 at all, but that's very clean for ISO 1600. Awesome work! One day when my ship comes in, I gonna splash out on a 70-200 f2.8!

    Keep on posting pics........ PLEASE!!!!
     
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    My Nikon D90 got stolen last year November. I've got a Nikon D7000 now. The lens makes a big difference. I've done some photos at ISO3600 and there was no noise on the photo.
     
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    Haha.... Now I'm even more amped to get the 70-200. I also have the uber awesome D7000.
     
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    If you use the standard 18-105 F3.5 that comes with the camera you can still get high quality photos. They won't be as sharp as the F2.8 but you will still get an amazing photo. I will do asome photos tonight with thae standard 18-105 F3.5 lens.
     

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