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Tips for pictures behind cages etc

Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by letitbleed, Sep 13, 2004.

  1. letitbleed

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    Been to Marwell Zoo today to give my Fuji Finepix 610 it's first real workout.
    got some good pics .Just wondering if anyone has tips for taking pics from behind cages,glass etc.
    See attached images
     

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    Don't use a flash! It will bouce off the glass, did you use the flash for that one above? Also, shoot at an angle rather than head on. The best way to resuce that shot above is probably a good crop and some cloning tools :)
     
  3. Garrett

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    Don’t bother too much about fine wire as it will blur and disappear if the animal is a long way behind it.
    When I use to be into photography before you could get polarising filters to take pictures at the back of glass, but it was a dark lens so the shutter speed ended up slower, or the aperture wider.
     
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    How about this :

    I hope you don't mind
     

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  5. letitbleed

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    Thanks for the advice Hardboiledegg,I will take your tips on board.
    Nice job on pic,what did you use ?
    The above pic was taken without flash.
    Thanks also Garrett for your input
     
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    Photoshop :thumbsup: I just had a quick go with it, if you look closely you can see the 'joins' in the fence, but you get the idea!
     
  7. SanPedro

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    A polarising filter should eliminate a lot of reflections from the glass.

    You can rotate them so that you remove as uch of the reflection as possible. (this is from memory of using one years ago on an SLR).

    Chris
     
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    A small child would come in handy, just pop them over the bars with the camera:laugh:

    Sorry:blush:
     

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