<< Previous Next >>

Tiger Grouper


Tiger Grouper
Photo Information
Copyright: Jose Augusto L Hauer (zeca) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 373 W: 14 N: 539] (2887)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 1996-11-17
Categories: Fish
Camera: Nikonos V, Nikor 35mm f/2.5, Fuji Provia 100, Close up
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Fishes from around the world, Underwater World #2, U/W Turks & Caicos, Underwater Wonder World 1 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-04-03 1:03
Viewed: 6448
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a Tiger Grouper from Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands. I took this photo in 1996, when I did my 19th dive. It was the first time I was using a close up outfit addapted to my Nikonos V. This outfit comes with a metalic frame to use attached ahead to the lens, just to know the focus distance and the frame limits on subject. I donīt know how, but Iīve got close to this quiet tiger grouper and put itīs head inside the frame! This thin shadow is the frameīs shadow, because I was using the flash too much oppened on a arm-support in a wrong position over the metalic frame. Of course that as soon as I took the picture, the grouper gone and I didnīt had a chance for a second photo. Well, I canīt keeped my breath away for any extra time, anyway! I'm lucky the fish didnīt hitted my gear...or didnīt ate it!
Missing the Turks & Caicos... Greetings!

Athila has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekNature members may write critiques.
Discussions
None
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

Hi Jose,
Very nice shot!
Good lighitng, great colours and detail.
Well done!

WOW.
Great details.
Impressive picture.
Thanks, Andrea

Hi Jose!

Good close-up of this grouper. Mouth and eye are very sharp. Flash exposure is hard but well exposed. Tight cropping amplify the drammatic effect of the directionnal lighting.

Good shot and TFS.

Calibration Check
















0123456789ABCDEF