Talking Pictures
“The Big Picture”

One of my favorite art galleries is the Jellies Gallery in California’s Monterey Bay Aquarium. The “art” is constantly moving and endlessly fascinating. On my last visit I stood mesmerized in front of the giant sea nettle exhibit for about 20 minutes, trying to capture the sinuous grace of these incredible creatures with my D-SLR. It wasn’t until I stepped back that I realized I had almost missed the Big Picture—that is, the little pictures.
—Michael Grossman
San Dimas, CA

Technical Info: Canon EOS 5D, Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8, handheld at 1⁄60 sec, f/2.8, ISO 1600. Noise reduction, sharpening, and minor color and Curves adjustments in Photoshop CS3.
© 2008, Michael Grossman, All Rights Reserved

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