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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.

158. Periwinkles (Littorina sp.)


Subject: Periwinkles are small whelks or sea snails that live in the intertidal zone and tide pools.

Technique: To catch their extreme slow movement on film we used time-lapse video to film them. This shows the movement of the snails 48 times faster than in real time.