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THIS IMAGE IS PART OF MY CALENDAR “THE LIVING SEA”

While I’m snorkeling, this Pacific Manta Ray, (Manta hamiltony), with two large Remoras approached me. The elegance of this gentle giant is stunning.

Cocos Island, Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean

Canon EOS 5D, 4/17-40mm, L, USM, Seacam housing, 1/125, f9, ISO 200, no flash

63 Favs, 29.10.2013

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blue, costa rica, diving, fish, manta, norbert probst, ray, underwater, wildlife, cocos, island, grace, elegant, central, america, glider, gliding, birostris, gentle, giant, sea, life, sealife, wing, wings

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

  • Leanne Robson
    Leanne Robsonalmost 5 years ago

    These are amazing creatures. Stunning capture

  • berndt2
    berndt2almost 5 years ago

    GORGEOUS – amazing image, beautiful clarity and detail

  • Norbert Probst
    Norbert Probstalmost 5 years ago

    Thank you very much. I think I have some more of this…
    Best regards, Norbert

  • thatkellychic
    thatkellychicalmost 5 years ago

    what a wonderful photo! i have never seen anything so beautiful!

  • A.M. Ruttle
    A.M. Ruttlealmost 5 years ago

    Elegant capture for sure!

  • Wolf Read
    Wolf Readalmost 5 years ago

    Absolutely a beautiful shot. A most fascinating creature.

  • Michelle BarlondSmith
    Michelle Barlo...almost 5 years ago

    BRAVO BRAVO

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonalmost 5 years ago

    What a great capture, so very well focused and great detail,

  • Brenda  Parsons
    Brenda Parsonsalmost 5 years ago

    Stunning. graceful. simply beautiful

  • rosson1
    rosson1almost 5 years ago

    Like to invite you to submit this and your other best work to our group Here
    Fantastic work:))

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