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Unsuspecting by Norbert Probst

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Waiting for the Big White (Carcharodon carcharias) can be very boring sometimes. In moments, when people gets more and more inattentive, they often miss the action. In this case it was a lucky moment for me.

Guadalupe Island, Mexico, Central America, Pacific

Canon EOS 5D, 4/17-40mm L USM, Seacam housing, 1/125s, f 11, no Flash

1106 Views, 25.06.2012

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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  • Janette Rodgers
    Janette Rodgersabout 5 years ago

    Your calendar is sensational Norbert. Well done. Regards Jan

  • Thank you very much, Janette. Some more of this will follow.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Jens Helmstedt
    Jens Helmstedtabout 5 years ago

    Stunning photo and interesting description Norbert. Your portfolio is great!

  • Thank you Jens. Animal photographers always need full attention for the right moment.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Garth Smith
    Garth Smithabout 5 years ago

    LOL imagine having your back turned to this and then turning to see it this close LOL.
    I’d need a brown wetsuit!!
    How big is this?
    Great shot Norbert

  • Thank you Garth. It was a female shark and round about seven meters long.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Gary Kelly
    Gary Kellyabout 5 years ago

    Spectacular shot. I hope you were also in a cage, Norbert.

  • Thank you Gary. Sure, I like to do some more photos like this…

    – Norbert Probst

  • kemal91
    kemal91about 5 years ago

    Awesome shot. That is so cool and scary. :)

  • redpenny
    redpennyabout 5 years ago

    Ummm……. where were YOU??? yowza. I so very desperately want to do this dive!!

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 5 years ago

  • Whow! Thank you again!
    Cheers, Norbert

    – Norbert Probst

  • Shelagh Linton
    Shelagh Lintonabout 5 years ago

    fab shot – congrats on feature :)

  • Lynette Higgs
    Lynette Higgsabout 5 years ago

    amazing…… ; D

  • Ginny York
    Ginny Yorkabout 5 years ago

    Goodness gracious Norbert! This shark is bigger than the divers! Yikes! Fantastic image.

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