Photographing Brittle Stars

Ophiuroidea

What Good Brittle Star Photos Should Have 6

The most important part of a brittle star to photograph to be able to get a species ID is the back of the disk - the round part of the star.

When picking up the brittle star be very careful as the arms are brittle and break easily.

Tweaking Photos 6

Check out the General Guide for Tweaking Photos for tips on how to:

  • Sharpen photos
  • Lighten photos
  • Fix washed out photos
  • Crop Photos

    Other Photo Guides 6

    Sources and Credits

    1. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/4022227
    2. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/4744485
    3. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/4032685
    4. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/5246556
    5. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/4307577
    6. (c) tangatawhenua, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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    Photographing Brittle Stars, Through Water