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A scary impression, but I was cool enough to capture it: Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks, (Sphyrna lewini), passing by.
Wolf Island, Galapagos Archipelago, Ecuador, Pacific Ocean
UNESCO World Nature Preserve

Canon EOS 50-E, 4.0/17-40mm L USM, Subal housing, no flash, 1/60s, f 9, ISO 100

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Passionated, professional photographer since 1992 with worldwide publications in magazines, newspapers, calendars, prospects, advertising, internet and on products.
I am located in Nuremberg, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, and my heart beats for marine wildlife.

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Comments

  • Vimm
    Vimmover 4 years ago

    that is freaky. reckon id faint if looked up and saw that. good capture

  • spydergirl13
    spydergirl13over 4 years ago

    Amazing!!

  • KiwiAna
    KiwiAnaover 4 years ago

    Woooow. Amazing that you kept your head hear! Very very cool image, astounding in fact

  • KLiu
    KLiuover 4 years ago

    Wow, amazing shot!

  • KimTurner
    KimTurnerover 4 years ago

    What a magical sight… You are so lucky to have seen this!!

  • Jayme Rutherford
    Jayme Rutherfordover 4 years ago

    Sweet capture!

  • Tom Douce
    Tom Douceover 4 years ago

    awesome work mate! thriller has been selected as a front cover for a challenge

  • Julie McBrien
    Julie McBrienover 4 years ago

    Wow, the most i’ve seen at one time is 6 or 7. Such an amazing capture. I’m off to add Wolf Island to my future dives list…

  • MattTworkowski
    MattTworkowskiover 4 years ago

    a place I have dreamt of diving,another beauty Norbert

  • ElRobbo
    ElRobboover 4 years ago

    Just amazing!
    A stunning image, Norbert!

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