The male cuttlefish (Sepia officialis) tried several times to lure me away from this place. Meanwhile she can’t stop laying eggs in the coral block behind her.

Selayar island, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, Banda Sea
My secret hideaway:

This picture was printed as double page in unterwasser, a german diving magazine.

Canon EOS 5D, EF 4.0/17-40mm USM, Seacam housing, Speedlite 580EX, TTL, Sealux housing, 1/200s, f11, ISO 200

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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  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyabout 5 years ago

    It is fascinating and very beautiful.

  • Thank you Sharon.It’s one of my favs and was already printed as double page.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Lynette Higgs
    Lynette Higgsabout 5 years ago

    wonderful ; D

  • Thank you Lyn.

    – Norbert Probst

  • muzy
    muzyabout 5 years ago


  • Yes I love this ceatures. I photographed one today here in Egypt. Thank yo.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Shelley Warbrooke
    Shelley Warbrookeabout 5 years ago

    Another wonderful shot Norbert!

  • Thanks Shelly.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Quinn000
    Quinn000about 5 years ago

    Gorgeous capture!!!

  • I’m glad, that you like it. Thanks.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Nathan Senevirathne
    Nathan Senevir...about 5 years ago

    All of your photos are stunning. Well done. And thanks for sharing.

  • Thank you very much.

    – Norbert Probst

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGalmost 5 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “A Wilderness somewhere…..”

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • I’m glad of this feature because this is one of my favs. Thank you.

    – Norbert Probst

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...almost 5 years ago

  • Thanks a lot. I’m glad about that.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Laurel Talabere
    Laurel Talaberealmost 5 years ago

    Remarkable shot!!!

  • Thanks Laurel.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Martin Smart
    Martin Smartalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent shot Norbert!

  • Thank you very much, Martin.

    – Norbert Probst

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