|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|This is the second of 3 shots I'll be posting that I took this at the Monterey Aquarium this weekend. It's an incredible aquarium and I wish I had had more time to go back and grab some more pictures. *Well* worth a visit!|
The 18-70mm kit lens was nearly useless there given the lighting, which is dim for effect; f/3.5 was just too slow for reasonable exposures. Luckily my 50mm f/1.8 saved the day despite a narrow field of view. Another advantage of the 50mm (in this case) was that it has a much shorter close focus distance than the kit lens.
Even so, shooting though that thick glass is tricky and I spent a lot of time fighting reflections and ghosts. Does anyone have any experience with this kind of photography? Any tricks you'd like to share?
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