Seems like every friend, relative or coworker has a different technique that is better, easier… you name it. Photographer Jay Fleming went to a local professional. She makes this look so easy.
Here’s a slower, more social method. “More social” means you take your time talking with people while you pick.
Here’s the standard method when using tools.
And for the more adventurous types, how to eat most of the crab without tools.