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We regularly post short Marine Wildlife Videos an Photographs with a short explanation regarding the subject and the technique used to capture the image.

All videos are made by Olivier Van den Broeck using Light & Motion video lights

and all photographs are by Greet Meulepas unless stated otherwise.

5. Leaf-nosed Moray Eel aka Ribbon Eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita)

Subject: It is easy to understand why the Ribbon Eel is also known as Leaf-nosed Moray Eel. These morays use their nostrils to sense their surroundings and may even flare them to attract prey.

Technique: Apart from adding some contrast and playing with blacks and whites, masks were used to sharpen the eel and darken the background. Selective colour adjustments were made to highlight the blue and yellow of the eel.

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