Jourdy's 90 Gallon Mixed Reef

0 Members and 2 Guests are viewing this topic. 7110 views

  • Administrator
  • Posts: 8,387
  • Liked: 1806
  • Thanks Given: 664
  • Received: 1148
  • Location: Manchester
  • Tank Thread: https://reefbase.co.uk/members'-tanks-6/i-conica's-tank-(picture-heavy!)/









Here's a stunning tank based mainly on softies, zoanthids mainly, with a good few well selected LPS like Acans, and the odd SPS too.

There's several striking things about this tank, the colour is obviously exaggerated in post-production, but you can't draw colour from nowhere, there's a lot of rich colours in those corals. What stands out most to me is the quality of all the zoas, each and every single polyp looks immaculate.

I'd like to see some pictures of the rest of the set-up now, not just the tank.  :O

[source]
Donate to the running of ReefBase

Thanks:


T-Bone Tyrone

  • Posts: 3,646
  • Liked: 600
  • Thanks Given: 520
  • Received: 295
  • I wonder where this shows up?!
  • Location: Ammanford

Reply #1

awesome, ..... so not all the colour we're seeing is from the lighting?
I should really sort this out!!

Mike

  • Administrator
  • Posts: 8,387
  • Liked: 1806
  • Thanks Given: 664
  • Received: 1148
  • Location: Manchester
  • Tank Thread: https://reefbase.co.uk/members'-tanks-6/i-conica's-tank-(picture-heavy!)/

Reply #2

No, if you saw it in real life it wouldn't look as intense, these are super-saturated colours. It'll have been shot in RAW and manipulated to draw out more colour intensity.

There's nothing wrong with that, it's just showing off the colour.

It's the same with all pictures of corals on packaging, they're always heavily manipulated and have the colours made as strong as they can be without blowing the colour channel too much.

Donate to the running of ReefBase


Related Topics

3 Replies
5012 Views
Last post Sep 24, 2013 11:31:10 pm
by Mike
12 Replies
2786 Views
Last post Jan 2, 2015 7:33:52 pm
by Mike
4 Replies
1317 Views
Last post Aug 27, 2015 6:55:32 pm
by HK_Fuey
2 Replies
1546 Views
Last post Feb 5, 2016 3:06:00 pm
by Steveanem
5 Replies
1058 Views
Last post Apr 23, 2017 8:14:57 pm
by Rliddle