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tigertimb 10 40 66 United Kingdom
10 May 2008 11:56PM
Great shot; good colours and fascinating detail; I tried getting a shot of these fish in an aquarium, but they were so shy I ended up with lots of orange blurs Smile

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Herge88 11 40 4 England
11 May 2008 12:04AM
The detail and clarity you have achieved is astounding.

Best Matt
whiteswan01 10 13 England
11 May 2008 12:20AM
great shot nice detail and colour Dawn
ketch 10 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
11 May 2008 9:56AM
A beautiful shot fantastic colours and amazing detail - I tried one of those disposable w/p cameras whilst on holiday in Oz last year - you have never seen anything so bad - so I am especially impressed with this - wtare must be amazing in the Maldives. Magic
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
11 May 2008 5:47PM
Superb colours here again Penny
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
11 May 2008 9:31PM
A wonderful shot Penny, never tire of seeing your shots.
pennyspike 15 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
11 May 2008 10:17PM
Thanks for your lovely comments.
If you ever want to try underwater photography again try to get a dedicated digital such as the Olympus 770mju. I use it as an extra but it more than holds its own. The disposable film cameras will always be very blue and blurry. I know, I've been there. The digital gives you so much more and of course you can take so many more without feeling you're wasting film.
paulcr 13 1.5k 9 Ireland
11 May 2008 10:40PM
Wow, superb shot.
Bought myself a cheap disposable underwater camera the other day for the hols. From the comment above I reckon I'll have a bit of photoshop work to do on the shots Smile.

User_Removed 15 39 6 Scotland
12 May 2008 11:44AM
Great to see some more fish shots which this site sadly lacks. Top shot

franfoto 10 2 32 England
12 May 2008 1:15PM
Great capture.
wyatturp 12 2 England
13 May 2008 7:32PM
I love the name Clown fish, well done

pennyspike 15 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
13 May 2008 11:39PM
Thanks everybody.
scotdiver 15 261 1 Malta
18 May 2008 11:58AM
I like the colours, anemones and fish, but overall I think I'll go against the grain with my thoughts on this one.

I find the fish in the foreground a wee bit too dark and the coral in the top right too bright, giving an unbalanced feel to the image.

I don't know if you could crop the top right coral, and brighten the foreground a bit.

pennyspike 15 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
18 May 2008 9:45PM
Thanks Rob, I've added your suggestions as a variant.
I do agree with your comments and the crop improves the pic I think.
I'm wary of doing much to a natural history pic as it is often against the rules for salons and I often try stuff out here to gauge reactions.
scotdiver 15 261 1 Malta
18 May 2008 11:05PM

That second version is soooo much more powerful - better than I thought it wold be!


scotdiver 15 261 1 Malta
18 May 2008 11:05PM

That second version is soooo much more powerful - better than I thought it would be!


dianah 11 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 10:45PM
This is fabulous Penny we are doing Oceans at school with the infants. They are into Nemo in a big way ! A wonderful shot.
Tournisol 10 1 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2008 10:01PM
tigertimb 10 40 66 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2008 10:35AM
Great shot Penny; I love the details and definitely prefer #2 and the more intimate feel from the tighter crop
pennyspike 15 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2008 12:27PM
Thanks everybody.

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