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Black Striped Salemas (Xenocys jessiae) are swimming in huge shoals. You can go in between and then you’re completely surrounded by a fish mass. A strange experience.

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Ederby, Floreana Island, Galapagos archipelago, Ecuador, South Amerca, Pacific Ocean

Canon EOS 5D, 1:4/17-40mm, Seacam housing,1/125s, f9, Speedlite 580EX in Sealux housing, TTL

HDR from one RAW

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

  • ralph arce
    ralph arceabout 5 years ago

    wow!

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1about 5 years ago

    what an exceptional sight ! outstanding capture !!
    :)

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

    It must be a strange experience to be surrounded by this swirling silvery mass; awesome shooting, Norbert!

  • Oh yes! And there are not many places in the world where you can have this feeling.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Bruce Miller
    Bruce Millerabout 5 years ago

    Truely intense. Very nice image

  • Lindamell
    Lindamellabout 5 years ago

    wonderful image from an underwater world :))

  • Rachael Lynch
    Rachael Lynchabout 5 years ago

    wow what an amazing sight, beautifully captured!

  • Sight wasn’t very good. But with ww-lens you can go closer an then it seems like clear…

    – Norbert Probst

  • KOKOPEDAL
    KOKOPEDALabout 5 years ago

    so beautiful. Norbert I just finished my PADI dive master course and now I am working on my intership. If you ever need someone to carry your camera, I’m your guy.

  • I will think about that :-)))

    – Norbert Probst

  • LoydBraun
    LoydBraunabout 5 years ago

    Awesome shot…I can almost see it moving

  • Thank you :-)

    – Norbert Probst

  • EricJackson
    EricJacksonalmost 5 years ago

    This is Incredible!

  • Thanks Eric.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 3 years ago

    1 Image per day 2011/09/03

    Awesome!!!

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