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Brown Trout caught on a size 16 Iron Blue dry fly on the River Test in January. It bent the hook but I still managed to bank it.


River Test, Hampshire, England

Submitted by: Neil Nice

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Camera manufacturer Canon 
Camera model Canon PowerShot G5 
Exposure time 1/50 s 
Lens focal length 7 mm 
Lens aperture f 3.5 
Date and time of original 2005-01-30 11:23 
Software used Adobe Photoshop 7.0 


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From: Neil Nice · NeilNice·at·hotmail.com  Link
Submitted February 6th 2009

Thanks for the comment, I was a bit limited with the Canon G5, because it is a compact, albeit with SLR
features apart from the lens, but I now have a 40D with additional lenses so I will be experimenting. The 100mm macro lens makes a good portrait lens as well as the normal macro which I have used to take some insect pictures.


From: Paul Salmon · paulsalmon·at·oink.co.uk  Link
Submitted February 25th 2006

A clear and sharp photograph...but as Bob Capa always said, "the best lens is your feet", and also, if it doesn't look too good, your'e not close enough.
Next time, get the subject to kneel down, move in closer, switch to a 28mm, and get some info in the picture. Alternatively, stay where you are, and stick an 85mm or 105/135/180mm on at shoot with a wide aperture, and blow out the background, and really focus on the subject and fish.



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