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The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago

Having a kid is a great excuse to revisit all the sights of Chicago that I haven't made time for in the past. One of my favorite sights is the Shedd Aquarium. This past visit we found everything from turtles to monkeys and all the fish you can imagine. Below are some of my favorite shots from the day. 

My favorite exhibit was the jellyfish tank. The Shedd had 3 aquariums of around a dozen jellyfish in each. Above the tanks were changing lights that helped accentuate the jellyfish and turn them all different colors. The lights made the jellyfish pop and gave them a surreal look. 

Because the jellyfish move in a slow loose fashion it was very relaxing to watch them as they gently made their way around the tank. The softly changing lights added to the relaxing effect. The only challenge was getting good shots! :) Although taking photos of the jellyfish was challenging it was also very enjoyable. See my Instagram feed for more photos.