Diving into Underwater Cameras

This article is a bit of a departure from the typical reef aquarium topics I cover. Photography is a big part of Tidal Gardens, and sometimes we like to take the camera underwater. To do that, we need an underwater camera rig. A rig consists of the camera itself, an underwater housing, and accessories such … [Read More]

Coral Eye Candy, Vol. 1

For the first installment of Coral Eye Candy, we bring to you some absolutely stunning macro and extreme macro photos. In addition, you’ll find brief care requirements if you’re interested in keeping anything shown below in your reef aquarium. Enjoy! Event Horizon Acanthophyllia Lighting: Medium (50-150 PAR) Flow: Low Feeding: Benefits from direct feeding. Blue … [Read More]

How to: Take Extreme Macro Coral Photos

Here at Tidal Gardens, much of what we do revolves around our ability to take nice looking photos and videos. Every now and again, we are lucky enough to pick up a new piece of equipment that allows us to shoot from a truly different perspective. The latest gizmo is a new macro lens for … [Read More]