Algae-Stained Baobab, Saadani, Tanzania

A large baobab tree by a large saline lagoon had over decades absorbed the red algae of the lagoon, staining its massive trunk a deep claret colour. Colour balancing this shot was extremely difficult, the initial camera white balance failed to capture the red staining completely. Only in manual balancing was the true nature of the image recorded.

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