Underwater Self Portraits...

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  1. sarahashleyphotos

    sarahashleyphotos TPF Noob!

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    This is a self portrait.
    Camera: Canon 40D
    Lens: Asahi 50mm
    Lighting: One light to the right with a red gel on it & one to the left with a blue gel.
    Props used: Fish tank

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    This is really interesting but I feel like you could have done much more with this. Or were these just test shots, because that's what I think they look like. Maybe you could try it in a bigger body of water, because these are such closely cropped. But I really do enjoy the colors and lighting, :love:
     
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    I think the close crop is so we do not see the fish tank. If you look closely, you can see where here neck enters the water.

    I think these are creative and well done for what she is working with.


    All I ever had in my fish tank were fish ;)
     
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    The fish tank I have is only so big and I don't have the thousands of dollars to spend on a underwater housing for my cameras so this is the best I can do right now.
     
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    sarahashleyphotos TPF Noob!

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    Lol. Thank you.
     
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    Sbuxo TPF Noob!

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    No sh!t. :lmao::er: I know you said fish tank, not shark tank. :thumbup:It can't work in a pool?
     
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    the first pic is awesome
     
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    You'd need a pool with windows in the side if you don't have underwater casings for your camera. Not everyone has them!

    I think this is a very creative idea. I'd never be able to come up with ideas of the kind! They don't even enter my mind. Then I come here and see what people do and think "Why doesn't this occur to you, too?" Well. It simply doesn't.
     
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    Like I said I do not have the thousands of dollars to spend on a underwater housing for my camera so no shots in a pool or the ocean for now.
     
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    sarahashleyphotos TPF Noob!

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    Also I was just thinking. I need glasses to see so focusing underwater even if I was able to take my cameras underwater would be a problem. lol.
     
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    Yeah, I get it. It was just a suggestion for when you do hit the lotto or have the connection. :)
    I did say I liked the photos.:thumbup:
     
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    sarahashleyphotos TPF Noob!

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    I am aware of the equipment I can buy. My wish list is very long. =P
    You also said "It can't work in a pool?" so I assumed you did not know what underwater housings are. I was simply explaining why I can not use a underwater housing right now and you seem to not understand what a underwater housing is.
     
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