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Taken 14-Feb-13
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Keywords:fish, gold, koi, pond, water, yellow
Photo Info

Dimensions4337 x 3465
Original file size3.79 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken14-Feb-13 15:13
Date modified17-Feb-13 14:56
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 60D
Focal length135 mm
Focal length (35mm)211 mm
Exposure1/100 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 3200
Metering modePattern
Golden Koi

Golden Koi

While the koi originated in China, they are also widely celebrated in Japan. Nishikigoi in Japanese, legend has it that koi swim against the stream and climb waterfalls and if they succeed they will be transformed into a dragon. Because of this legend, koi are seen as an image of worldly aspiration and advancement.