A little world

As a little test for myself I thought I would photograph my beta. He doesn’t display often but I found he doesn’t like it when I wear black. Also he has a very  dark head so it’s hard to get enough light on him without it reflecting into the glass. I think I got it pretty good here with the help of my mother holding a flashlight over his head. All this took place while the snail cleaned the glass peacefully below.

Elephant eared beta
Screen shot 2013-01-14 at 11.47.00 AM
Beta companion – shot with my iphone

8 thoughts on “A little world

  • January 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    He really is that beautiful!

  • January 14, 2013 at 12:57 pm

    Just gorgeous! My son had 2 Betas – a black one and a red one, but neither one an Elephant-eared. Love his coloring and feathery fins.

  • January 14, 2013 at 5:36 pm

    Beautiful little fish. It’s got amazing colors!

  • January 14, 2013 at 7:17 pm

    Great job with the photo, Eline! You accomplished what you set out to do! I think it’s beautiful!

  • January 14, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    It looks great in your photo!

  • January 14, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    That is an exotic-looking fish. 😉

  • January 15, 2013 at 8:18 am

    It’s a beauty and very well shot.Marvellous colors.

  • January 15, 2013 at 9:20 am

    That’s well done. I find it always difficult to make photos of fish in a tank.

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