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Old 09/20/2017, 07:07 PM   #1
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How do you take okay photos with a smartphone?

I just want to take a decent picture with my iPhone that doesn't end up just being completely saturated with blue and looking horrible. What sort of filters should I use? Is there a good app for this? Thanks!


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Old 09/20/2017, 09:20 PM   #2
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Camera stores sell cheap plastic colored filters in sheets. I shoot thru an orange colored sheet. Here are some iPhone shots:
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Old 09/21/2017, 09:52 AM   #3
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Yep, I'm using an orange filter as well. I also have an app called Camera+ that has a lot of adjustments that help, but it's the filter that really does it.



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Old 09/21/2017, 03:15 PM   #4
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I've had pretty decent results from ProCamera on my iPhone.


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Old 10/03/2017, 01:06 PM   #5
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+ 1 on the filters. Check out the trick below.

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh...6#post24127806


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Old 10/03/2017, 01:24 PM   #6
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if you don't have a filter, you can press the phone flat against your tank and zoom in to the coral then take the picture.


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Old 10/08/2017, 02:07 PM   #7
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if you have LED's that can be controlled, turn down the blues.
I currently have my Hydra 26 HD settings set to a color I like and it allows me to take Iphone pics with no issues.


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Old 10/16/2017, 03:18 PM   #8
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good topic to pay attention to.


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Old 11/13/2017, 05:50 PM   #9
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You can switch to a s8 and have great photos lol


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Old 11/13/2017, 07:15 PM   #10
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You can switch to a s8 and have great photos lol


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I have an s8 and am having a hard time. What settings do you use? I found turning to 10000k helps most

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Old 11/13/2017, 09:57 PM   #11
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I'm not trying to plug my own stuff here, but there's an app for that "Aquarium Camera" iPhone/iPad only at the moment but working on Android.


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Old 11/13/2017, 10:01 PM   #12
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I️ turn the whites on and use an orange filter.


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Use manual focus, set it to 10000k, and 50+-


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Old 11/14/2017, 08:51 AM   #14
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I'm not trying to plug my own stuff here, but there's an app for that "Aquarium Camera" iPhone/iPad only at the moment but working on Android.
make it free and ad supported it would probably take off well.


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