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As a natural monument the arch from Darwin island, erects more than 50 meters into sky and marks one of the worlds top ten dive sites. Further its a paradise for sea birds.
It was a risky dance on the waves with a small rubber boat to get this shot.

Darwin Island, Galapagos Archipelago, Ecuador, Pacific

Canon EOS 5D, 1:4/24-105mm, 1/1000s, f 4,5, AV, ISO 400


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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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  • David Murphy
    David Murphyalmost 5 years ago

    Awesome work, Norbert!!

  • Thank you David. I am pleased.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Shelley Warbrooke
    Shelley Warbrookealmost 5 years ago

    Great capture Norbert, was definitely worth the risk!

  • Thank you Shelly. No risk, no fun :-)

    – Norbert Probst

  • citrineblue
    citrinebluealmost 5 years ago

    gosh you can feel the swell of the waves and the power of the crash

  • Thank you! Thant’s what I wanted to have…

    – Norbert Probst

  • brimellor1
    brimellor1almost 5 years ago

    Stunning shot!!

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezalmost 5 years ago

    what a great point of view.. i am so glad to see this beauty .

  • Thank you Isa. I am lucky to make you glad.

    – Norbert Probst

  • berndt2
    berndt2almost 5 years ago

    fantastic image – love the colours in this

  • Rainy
    Rainyalmost 5 years ago

    Congratulations! Your artwork has been featured in the Nature’s Wonders group.!!

  • Thanks a lot. I’m surprised.

    – Norbert Probst

  • gabbielizzie
    gabbielizziealmost 5 years ago

    congratulations on your feature

  • Thank you so much.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Tim Scullion
    Tim Scullionalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot—great timing getting the wave crashing into the rocks.

  • Thank you Tim. I shot a series of five pictures. With one I’ve got it.
    Regards. Norbert

    – Norbert Probst

  • Janette Rodgers
    Janette Rodgersalmost 5 years ago

    Your photos are all beautiful. They delight the senses. You are my fav photographer, and I am doing a dive course, and buying a housing for my cam, as a result of your underwater photography. Congrats. Cheers Jan

  • Thank you so much, Janette. My photos where several times the reason for a diving course :-) Welcome in my world of the blue.

    – Norbert Probst

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