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Neon jelly fish

By Robinsons
Here is something totally Different for me, Jelly fish at a sea life center i visited with my children, they were so striking that i gave it a go and was reasonably happy with the results... i found them difficult to photograph as the lights changed colours constantly and of course they were in constant motion..does any one have any ideas on how to perfect this type of subject?

Tags: General Aquarium Jelly fish Wildlife and nature Sea life center

Voters: Caziwinkles, ali63, Angi_Wallace and 16 more

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devlin 6 652 39 India
21 Feb 2013 4:31PM
I dont have an answer to your question but did google for it. Check out the you tube video below may give you some answers Smile http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=r1Sdyqcn8FI&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dr1Sdyqcn8FI&gl=GB

But I quite like this shot as well, iam on my iPad but it looks nice and sharp with the other two nicely blurred out in the background giving prominence to the one in front ....

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Mrsbass 4 2 1 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2013 6:25PM
This is a really great shot - super colours and sharpness, its really nice to see something totally different.
Robinsons 4 14 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2013 7:33PM
Thank you firstly for the very helpful link to youtube ,and to you both for your kind words about the shot, as i said i did find it challenging so your comments are very reassuring..
to mrsbass thank you so much for your award ,im over the moon as this is the first one ive been given.GrinGrin
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2013 8:57PM
Looks good Rob.

Slight noise on the bg jellyfish but a good trade off keeping the app wide enough with your focal length to throw them out of focus. Spot metering is spot on.

The neon blue comes through, so nice wb as well.

Perhaps a bit of spot healing here and there to remove a few blobs , but with no time to track movement with the kids in tow, you did real well !
Robinsons 4 14 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2013 11:57PM
Thank you , Eviscera.
i have gone back and spot healed the original and i so agree that its a great improvement to have removed the bright spots from the tentacles ..Blush
alistairfarrugia 4 164 88 Malta
22 Feb 2013 7:24AM
May I humbly suggest you upload the updated image as a Before and After shot? Would be nice to see the result of the editing. Nice photo regardless.
Robinsons 4 14 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2013 4:20PM
I have re posted this shot to show you my attempts in Photoshop after some kind advise and a request to do so, so if interested please check it out..Wink

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