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This is my last upload for a while, because I'm leaving this weekend for the Bahamas.
I'll be there through next week (including Christmas), and I'll be sure to load up on photos, even some underwater if I can get my hands on an underwater camera housing. Either way, I still have the 50mm and the 70-300mm, so I should be able to get some good ones on land as well.

I took this shot a while back at the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, and uploaded now because it sort of matches the tropical theme of where I'll be going. I don't know what kind of fish this is (seeing as how everything I know about fish comes from either eating them or the Disney film 'Finding Nemo') but I do know that it's native to the coral reefs of the Philippines.

Canon Rebel XSi + Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

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Happy Holidays to you all!

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  1. cynical part [deleted] 104 months ago | reply

    This is a fantastic photo! - well done!
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  3. Daskalakis Nikos 104 months ago | reply

    Absolutely amazing clarity and wonderful color. Have an excellent vacation and Merry Christmas.

  4. changeable engine [deleted] 104 months ago | reply

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  5. Pete 5D...©... 104 months ago | reply

    Hi this is a Copperband Butterfly Fish, hope that's helpful.

  6. Hans van Reenen 104 months ago | reply

    Great execution here.
    Beautiful colors and nice framing.

  7. * Hazman Zie * 104 months ago | reply

    have a good holiday mate and merry christmas!

  8. green little monster 104 months ago | reply

    look i found a tuna in the Evian bottle.....

  9. Lakad Pilipinas 104 months ago | reply

    wow bahamas! good luck on your trip!

  10. jennymunro 104 months ago | reply

    Great shot. Have fun in the Bahamas and be sure to share what you shoot. Merry Christmas.

  11. numerous toy [deleted] 104 months ago | reply

    Great image! Super focus and colors!

  12. Maarten Takens 104 months ago | reply

    wonderful colors and focus , i cant see the glass , as if you where in the fishrank too

  13. tata montero 104 months ago | reply

    great focus!
    have a wonderful trip and happy holidays to you and your family!=D

  14. scy ( busy ...... post n run) 103 months ago | reply

    Beautiful fishhhhhhhhhh ...... ; )

  15. naromeel 103 months ago | reply

    Very crisp and colorful.

  16. [ BPW ] 76 months ago | reply

    Thank you for the beautiful picture. It is featured on Beautiful Marine Life Pictures.

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