Narrating ROV live dives is tricky. The goal is to avoid scientific jargon. Sometimes this results in my brain coming up with some unusual analogies.
So, how DO I create my 'critters-on-black' photos? The recipe includes 3 key ingredients:
Sometimes, the best parts of a science story gets edited out during the process of crafting research to meet the 'peer-reviewed' format. My blog seems to be the perfect place for these anecdotes that don't quite fit inside the box. For example, I once published a paper on glass sponge-eating nudibranchs that had quite a fun "behind-the-science" story.
Jackson W.F. Chu
Jackson is a marine biologist, photographer, and dog-owner. This blog will try to be heavy on the photos and light on the text.