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Rough Box Crab


Subject: On a sandy area between the shore and the reef the little Rough Box Crab was discernible due to its unusual red coloured carapace. Box crabs are often partial of completely buried under the substrate. All members of this family feed on molluscs.

Technique: To accentuate the red carapace of the crab we added a subtle vignette effect rather than boosting or saturating its colour. Vignette works well when the subject is centred and its surroundings are of no significant story-telling importance.

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