Latest or all posts or last 15, 30, 90 or 180 days.
Welcome to diglloyd.com
In-depth review coverage is by subscription.
Also by Lloyd: MacPerformanceGuide.com and WindInMyFace.com
First-time visitor
Up to 1527MB/s sustained performance

Brook Trout in Spawning Colors

I was fascinated to watch dozens of spawning Brook Trout spawning 2 to 3 meters deep along the lake side; a particular spot seemed to be preferred. I observe a female doing that odd sideways and even upside-down shake/jitter to expel the eggs. A male I caught was leaking milt, so I was observing these trout right at spawning time.

This trout is only about 10 to 11 inches long, but deep-bodied with a big jaw (there were larger ones, perhaps up to 13 inches). I caught six such trout, releasing all of them carefully. They returned to their activities without any sign of distress, but did not favor my lure a 2nd time! It was incredible to witness, and I’m very glad no other fisherman hiked to this far side of the lake to destroy (catch and eat) these trout at their crucial spawning time.

I was pleased to see that images from the iPhone 6s Plus are in the Apple Wide Color Sharing Profile profile, absolutely critical, since the spawning coloration is unbelievably saturated and rich to the naked eye (and possibly muted here as compared to real life). Too bad the iPhone totally blows out the whites, since the bright belly and fin areas also have a great deal of subtlety to them (mottling and such).

 
Brook Trout 'Salvelinus fontinalis' in Spawning Colors
f2.2 @ 1/450 sec, ISO 25; 2016-10-26 12:04:40
iPhone 6s Plus + iPhone 6s Plus back camera 4.15mm f/2.2 @ 29mm (4.2mm)

[low-res image for bot]
Durable and fast, up to 1800MB/s
B&H Deal ZoneDeals by Brand/Category/Savings
Deals expire in 5 hours unless noted. Certain deals may last longer.
$1199 SAVE $500 = 29.0% $19 FREE ITEMS Canon 18x50 IS Image Stabilized Binocular in All Other Categories
$999 SAVE $700 = 41.0% $101 FREE ITEMS Canon EOS 6D DSLR in Cameras: DSLR
$649 SAVE $250 = 27.0% $20 FREE ITEMS Canon EOS 77D DSLR in Cameras: DSLR
$1049 SAVE $450 = 30.0% $20 FREE ITEMS Canon EOS 77D DSLR with 18-135mm USM in Cameras: DSLR
$1299 SAVE $500 = 27.0% $101 FREE ITEMS Canon EOS 80D DSLR with 18-135mm in Cameras: DSLR
$70 SAVE $20 = 22.0% $19 FREE ITEMS Celestron 15x70 SkyMaster Binocular in All Other Categories
$1697 SAVE $300 = 15.0% Nikon D750 DSLR in Cameras: DSLR
$2197 SAVE $900 = 29.0% Nikon D750 DSLR with 24-120mm in Cameras: DSLR
$3297 SAVE $800 = 19.0% Nikon D810 DSLR with 24-120mm in Cameras: DSLR
$300 SAVE $160 = 34.0% $9 FREE ITEMS Steiner 8x32 XC Binocular in All Other Categories
$1099 SAVE $200 = 15.0% ZEISS 25mm f/2 Batis in Lenses: Mirrorless
$1299 SAVE $200 = 13.0% ZEISS 21mm f/2.8 Loxia in Lenses: Mirrorless
$1999 SAVE $300 = 13.0% ZEISS 18mm f/2.8 Milvus ZF.2 in Lenses: DSLR

diglloyd Inc. | FTC Disclosure | PRIVACY POLICY | Trademarks | Terms of Use
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2008-2017 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.