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Two Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks (Spyrna lewini) cruising at the blue.

Wolf Island, Galapagos Archipelago, Ecuador

Canon EOS 5D, 4.0/17-40mm L USM in Seacam Housing, Seaflash TTL, f8, 1/125, ISO 100

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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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  • Candy1974
    Candy1974over 3 years ago


  • Thank you Candy.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Brian Pelkey
    Brian Pelkeyover 3 years ago

    Awesome capture.

  • Thanks Brian.

    – Norbert Probst

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtover 3 years ago

    Super shot, Norbert – interesting ‘teeth’ on the bottom one

  • Thank you Carol. They don’t need a teeth doctor :-)

    – Norbert Probst

  • virginian
    virginianover 3 years ago

    Wonderful! I wouldn’t want to be there with them.

  • Thank you. It’s no problem to stay with them.

    – Norbert Probst

  • berndt2
    berndt2over 3 years ago

    that’s so creepy (I’m hoping you used a long-range lens at extreme distance, but based on the crisp detail you must have been very close!)

  • Thank you. Telelenses are not possible under water becaus of the bad visibility distance.

    – Norbert Probst

  • John Vandeven
    John Vandevenover 3 years ago

    Fantastic shot…

  • Thank you John.

    – Norbert Probst

  • sharonjr
    sharonjrover 3 years ago

    I would be shitting my pants! (well, wetsuit!). Fantastic photo.

  • Thank you Sharon. They are not dangerous for people. But you have to know that…..

    – Norbert Probst

  • TeresaClark
    TeresaClarkover 3 years ago

    Just wow! love their faces, you must’ve been really close to them. Fantastic shot!

  • Thank you Theresa. The distance was arround 1,5 meters.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Linda Jackson
    Linda Jacksonover 3 years ago

    Great shot Norbert! but also a bit scary! yikes! take care, Linda

  • Thank you Linda. Don’t worry. We are not on theire menue.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Marie Magnusson
    Marie Magnussonover 3 years ago

    amazing photo, and what a wonderful experience!!

  • Thank you. Yes, it is!

    – Norbert Probst

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