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Spinner Dolphins (Stenella longirostris) love to come to this wide lagoon for playing arround and mating.
I shot this photo while I´m snorkeling. Scuba diving is not allowed there, but it´s a pleasure to watch and photograph this wonderful animals between two dives.

Sharp Samadai, Marsa Alam, South of Egypt, Red Sea

2025 Views, 02.07.2012, BEST VIEWED LARGE Another dolphin A black dolphin Dolphin ballet

Canon EOS 5D MarkII, 4.0/17-40mm L USM, Seacam Housing, no flash, 1/250s, f 10, 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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Comments

  • Garth Smith
    Garth Smithover 3 years ago

    Beautiful shot Norbert.

  • Thank you Garth. I was lucky at the right moment.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenover 3 years ago

    Stunning capture !!

  • Thank you Sean.

    – Norbert Probst

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 3 years ago

  • Thank you Kathy.

    – Norbert Probst

  • joel Durbridge
    joel Durbridgeover 3 years ago

    absolutely beautiful!

  • Thanks a lot.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Peter Zentjens
    Peter Zentjensover 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture Norbert! I’m jealous!

  • Thank you Peter. And I was lucky..

    – Norbert Probst

  • RebeccaBlackman
    RebeccaBlackmanover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture, Norber!

  • Thank you Rebecca.

    – Norbert Probst

  • ChrisCoombes
    ChrisCoombesover 3 years ago

    Beautiful image, it must have been pretty awesome to be in there with them

  • Thank you Chris. No not awesome, exciting!

    – Norbert Probst

  • Matsumoto
    Matsumotoover 3 years ago

    Amazing shot! Congratulations on your feature.

  • Thank you, Matsumoto.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...over 3 years ago

  • I am pleased. Thank you, Kim.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Naveen Karunaratne
    Naveen Karunar...over 3 years ago

    Fabulous shot!! Excellent work!!

  • Thanks a lot.

    – Norbert Probst

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