Sailing by Norbert Probst

Close before dusk a small shoal of juvenile Longfin Batfish (Platax teira) sails in elegant and peaceful manner under sea surface.

750 Views, 17.02.2013

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

Best view on enlarged photo.

Publishes as double page in unterwasser, a German diving magazine

Canon EOS 5D, 4.0/17-40mm USM L, Seacam housing, Seacam Sea Flash, 1/60s, f/9, TTL

A quartet of batfish

Peace, love & tranquility
Tropical one

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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  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 3 years ago


  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Trish Threlfall
    Trish Threlfallover 3 years ago

    beautiful capture :))

  • Thank you Trish.

    – Norbert Probst

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtover 3 years ago

    how beautiful they are!

  • Nearly all juvenile animals are beautyful. Thank you.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Lynette Higgs
    Lynette Higgsover 3 years ago

    great….. ; D

  • Thanks a lot Lyn.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeover 3 years ago

    You have arranged your incredible artwork, so beautiful…I love it:)
    Thank you to inspire friends and me.

    Be happy:)
    Be smile face, you will feel happy in mind…

  • Thank you for you kind words that make me smiling.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Sharksladie
    Sharksladieover 3 years ago

    such lovely art. Their shape alone is astounding!! Great work!!!! Thank you for being a member of this group- I appreciate it!!! Steph : )

  • It’s my pleasure Stephanie. Thank you.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Elfriede Fulda
    Elfriede Fuldaover 3 years ago

    wonderful to see this , so beautifully captured !

  • Thank you so much Elfie. I’m pleased.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusover 3 years ago

    Super fantastic work!!
    Deb, your host
    August 19, 2011

  • Thank you very much Deborah.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 3 years ago

    beautiful and so elegant fish! congrats for the feature ;)

  • Thank you Manon.

    – Norbert Probst

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