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Old Jul 22, 2006, 8:51 PM   #1
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[align=center]So today we went to the zoo. I took over 300 photos which is normal for me anytime I go there, lol. Anyways, I tried taking photos in the penguin house, reptile house and the sealions, etc, all which are behind glass and I'm not very happy with any of my results. I tried the auto mode and too much flash, turned the flash off and it was too dark. Tried another setting and it was way too blurry. If I try lightening the dark photos, they are way too pixelated. Arg! Very frustrating! [/align]

[align=center]So what can I do to get decent shots behind glass? They don't need to be top notch, just good enough to where, if someone is looking at them, they don't wonder what in the world I took a photo of! LOL I'm currently using a Kodak DX7630...soon to be the owner of a Kodak P850 :-)[/align]

[align=center]Thanks!
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Old Jul 22, 2006, 11:09 PM   #2
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Put a circular polarizer on (or in front of your) lens...turn it until the reflections dissappear.
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Old Jul 23, 2006, 5:59 PM   #3
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Try getting your lens right up next to the glass. Don't press on the glass with your lens as that may damage the zoom, but with your lens right on the glass the flash can't reflect into the lens.
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Old Jul 23, 2006, 10:23 PM   #4
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If using flash through glas you could take it on a 45degree angle?
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Old Jul 24, 2006, 12:36 PM   #5
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Kalypso wrote:
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Put a circular polarizer on (or in front of your) lens...turn it until the reflections dissappear.
You nailed it...

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