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The Seal Encounter

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This was taken at Melbourne zoo in the seal aquarium. There were a number of these beautiful Australian fur seals swimming about in the tank apparently enjoying themselves and "entertaining" the tourists, myself included. As they swam about at quite some speed I managed to take a number of images as they swam past. I'm particularly happy with this one for a number of reasons: He/she seems to be smiling and just having a wonderful time - perfect for the section "entertainers".
Using a high shutter speed, I was fortunate to get good detail in the shot which clearly shows every whisker, the "smile" on its face and the fluid effect of the water.
And finally, because the seal pool was under some sunshade material, the colour of this, together with the sky light has created a beautiful watery background effect.