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Taken at the Georgia aquarium in Atlanta.

Taken at the Georgia aquarium in Atlanta.
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8 Comments | Report
PhotosbyJLR PRO
 
PhotosbyJLR August 03, 2016
Wonderful!
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ryanshanahan September 03, 2016
thank you JLR!
melissafarelli PRO
 
melissafarelli September 25, 2016
Wow. This is impressive on so many levels
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ryanshanahan September 29, 2016
Thank you so much Melissa!
BrunoHeeb PRO
 
BrunoHeeb October 09, 2016
amazing shot
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ryanshanahan October 12, 2016
thank you Bruno!
Witmar
 
Witmar March 21, 2017
fantastic shot!!!
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ryanshanahan March 22, 2017
Thank you!
Saramurchisonphotography
 
Saramurchisonphotography July 23, 2017
Love this!!!!!
Madicap7
 
Madicap7 November 07, 2017
Words can not describe how impossibly AWESOME this photo is! Well done!
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ryanshanahan November 14, 2017
thank you so much!
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adavies December 11, 2017
Awesome image! Great light! If you haven't done so already, please consider joining my Through the looking Glass challenge:)
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catherinethompson PRO
 
catherinethompson February 13, 2018
Beautiful.

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Behind The Lens

Location
This was taken at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.
Time
Sometime in the afternoon but its all the same time when in there.
Lighting
I had found a spot where the light was shining right down from both angles and waited for one of those big guys to stroll right into my shot.
Equipment
Canon 5DMIII and 24-105 Lens
Inspiration
Just my fascination with sea life.
Editing
This was my first image I ever processed in Photoshop and all I knew how to do was dodge and burn. After countless hours of D+B I ended up with this result.
In my camera bag
Zeiss Distagon 15mm with Singh-Ray polarizer and firecrest 165 plates of 3,6 and 10 stop ND Filter and 3 stop Graduated. I also carry the Canon 70-200 2.8 II with 2x extender. A Canon 100mm macro and Canon 24-70 2.8 II.
Feedback
Try to visualize what you want the shot to look like and then have fun trying to create it =)

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