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Old Jun 2, 2004, 3:04 AM   #1
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My friend islooking for a multipurpose digital camera. Specificallyheis interested in taking quality pictures of fishes in aquarium. What are the main camera's characteristics required for this purpose? What cameras (up to 500-600$) could you recommend?

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Old Jun 2, 2004, 7:11 PM   #2
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Cant help you on the camera part, but one thing he will need to get is a detacable flash, wich he can hold above the water and not get any flashback from the glass. This has always been the best method for me.

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Old Jun 3, 2004, 5:16 AM   #3
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Agree with that, and an external flash will add to that cost. You'll then need a cable that will attach from the camera's hotshoe to the flash which you will hold above the tank. Some cameras have a proprietary shoe so you'd have to avoid them (or spend $$$ on the proper cable).
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