Originally Posted by gatortransplant
Stuart, those pictures are KILLER. As an awful photographer myself, do you mind a quick blurb about settings on those photos? Particularly that first shot. I assume you're using a high-end camera with a quality polarizing filter (I bought an exceptionally cheap one which needs replacing on my Canon SX40HS P&S), as well as super-high shutter speeds in the action photos, but all those shots are beautiful! Please keep them coming!
It's not really that high end, least not anymore. I use a Nikon D200 body which can be picked up pretty cheap these days, around £250 - £300 for a decent second hand one. As for lenses, for the fish shots then yes you need some pretty fast glass to be able to handle fast shutter speeds in sometimes pretty poor light. The lens I use for that kind of shot is a