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Old 06-16-2017, 12:17 AM   #16
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I gotcha. Thx for the info. Seems like a lens just under the water would make it a whole lot better, but I guess through the glass is easier.

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Was that photo you posted taken underwater? Looks like it had to of been.
No, it was taken through the glass. I have a 100MM F2.8 Macro lens. You can see that the rock which is just bairly behind the coral is blury. That's because I was really close to the coral, focusing at nearly the extent of this lens with the apture wide open. It makes for a very shallow depth of field which is why I was using manual focus at the time.

With glass you need to shoot straight through otherwise it distorts the image. Plus you need a macro lens to get this close.

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Old 06-16-2017, 06:43 AM   #17
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Gotcha gotcha! Well the pic definitely looked awesome!
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