November 19, 2011

Into the Aquarium Water...

Pearl Gourami (Trichogaster leerii) female breathing from surface
The world of aquariums is quite a challenge in photography, as everything has to be accomplished with available light, behind a glass, taking care not to scare the little creatures.
Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Lens: EF 50 f/1.8
ISO: 100
Exposure: 1/15 sec
Aperture: 2.2
Focal Length: 50mm (80mm)

Pearl Gourami (Trichogaster leerii) male
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85 IS USM
ISO: 1600
Exposure: 1/60 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Focal Length: 46mm (73.6mm)
Loach (Botia Kubotai) resting
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Lens: Canon EF-S 55-250 IS
ISO: 1000
Exposure: 1/20 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Focal Length: 225mm (360mm)
Caridina Japonica couple flirting below Java fern leaves
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Lens: Canon EF-S 55-250 IS
ISO: 1000
Exposure: 1/50 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Focal Length: 250mm (400mm)
Pearl Gourami (Trichogaster leerii) couple communicating
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Lens: Canon EF-S 55-250 IS
ISO: 1000
Exposure: 1/60 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Focal Length: 250mm (400mm)
Siamese Algae Eater aka SAE (Crossocheilus siamensis)
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Lens: Canon EF-S 55-250 IS
ISO: 1000
Exposure: 1/60 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Focal Length: 250mm (400mm)
Pogostemon stellata (Eusteralis - erroneus)
Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Lens: Canon EF-S 55-250 IS
ISO: 800
Exposure: 1/30 sec
Aperture: 9.0
Focal Length: 250mm (400mm)
Neon Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia praecox) male +Submerged roots + Cyiptocoryne parva
Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55 IS
ISO: 400
Exposure: 1/15 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Focal Length: 55mm (88mm)
Rotala rotundifolia flower bed
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Lens: Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS USM
ISO: 100
Exposure: 1/10 sec
Aperture: 4.0
Focal Length: 200mm (320mm)



Red Dwarf Gourami (Trichogaster lalius / Colisa lalia) male
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Lens: Canon EF-S 55-250 IS
ISO: 1600
Exposure: 1/25 sec
Aperture: 8.0
Focal Length: 250mm (400mm)
Java Fern (Microsorum pteropus) top view
Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55 IS
ISO: 1600
Exposure: 1/100 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Focal Length: 27mm (43.2mm)
Sunset Hygrophila (Hygrophila polysperma 'Rosanervig') -top view
Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55 IS
ISO: 1600
Exposure: 1/100 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Focal Length: 27mm (43.2mm)
Siamese Algae Eater aka SAE (Crossocheilus siamensis) II
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Lens: Canon EF 100-400L IS USM
ISO: 1600
Exposure: 1/60 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Focal Length: 400mm (640mm)
Harlequin Rasbora (Trigonostigma heteromorpha)
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Lens: Canon EF 100-400L IS USM
ISO: 1600
Exposure: 1/50 sec
Aperture: 6.3
Focal Length: 400mm (640mm)
Water Trumpets Cryptocoryne Wendtii Green + Cryptocoryne parva
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Lens: Canon EF 100-400L IS USM
ISO: 1600
Exposure: 1/50 sec
Aperture: 6.3
Focal Length: 135mm (216mm)
Most photos were shot with long telefoto lenses in order to keep a non distracting distance from the aquarium. For more info and photos of aquariums you may visit S.C.V. Aquascaping Ideas

All Photos were shot in RAW and post processed in Canon's DPP (Digital Photo Professional).
Thank you for viewing.
All photos © 2009 - 2011 S.C.Vlachos

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