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guppymax
03-07-2006, 08:56 AM
Could anyone link us to some pictures of the modern bettas? If someone put me on the spot I would be hard pressed to show some pictures of my guppies. I was taking pictures with a Fuji MX1200. The shutter is so slow that half the time the fish is gone by the time I take the picture. I know I could throw him out on the table or something less drastic to make it be still for the picture but I wanted the tail flaired out in a natural setting. I actually did better taking pictures with a video camera and selecting frames for my picture. The solution was a camera with a faster shutter. The focus is much better. *It also has different aperture settings to get the light right. Well I still take a lot of pictures to get the one I want. Now I need to get the fish ready to photograph again.

max

PhishPhreek
03-07-2006, 09:49 AM
For some great pictures of bettas (and other fish) just visit
Aquabid (http://www.aquabid.com)
but be sure to wright down how much you're allowed to spend before you visit. *:D

I like this trio and the price is a bit low because of the time of year
mustard gas Bettas (http://www.aquabid.com/cgi-bin/auction/auction.cgi?fwbettashm&1141770889)

guppymax
03-07-2006, 12:23 PM
Its a very nice fish but the picture looks a little bit out of focus. O well most of my pictures are worse. At least we can tell it is a nice fish.

max

PhishPhreek
03-17-2006, 06:37 PM
just wanted to show off a new female I just won at Aquabid Auction
her tail is not a full 180 degree spread and her dorisal does not show the red band seen on her other fins,
but she is close enough to make good breeding stock. *Somewhere in her 300 fry there might be a show winner.

http://www.baker.ws/pix/cambobf.jpg

printer
03-17-2006, 09:50 PM
Very nice Phreek. What is this one?

rrocket2002
03-17-2006, 11:07 PM
Thanks for calling me back John.

PhishPhreek
03-17-2006, 11:10 PM
bettas with the white body are called Cambodian as the first imports of that color came from Cambodia.

Bettas with two colors in their fins are known as butterfly. *The desired pattern is a 50/50 split.

PhishPhreek
04-06-2006, 12:56 AM
The Photo Gallery works great.
I have posted a few pix of my bettas

All the new metalic colors, are said to be from a imbellis cross to Betta Splends. *In the next few years you will see all sorts of flashy new colors being introduced to the Hobby.

HFBfounder
04-06-2006, 04:10 PM
Those pictures are almost as awesome as the fish themselves! :clap: