Large shoals of sweetlips with mixed species is very common at Raja Ampat. This shoal watched me while I took some pics in strong current in depth of 45 Meters.
It seems to me like an interesting looking audience during a tennis match.

56 Favs 17.08.2013

Kri Island, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, Pacific

Canon EOS 5D MK II, 4.0/17-40mm, f8, 1/100s, ISO 400

Coverphoto on “unterwasser”, a german dive magazine
Publication in “Unter Wasser”, a German book about the best dive sites

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Comments

  • Ginny York
    Ginny Yorkalmost 3 years ago

    Wow….Now that’s what I call eye contact…lol They are so curious. Beautiful capture….so crisp and clear with great detail. Amazing!

  • Thank you Ginny. You are right. This is very unusual.

    – Norbert Probst

  • moyo
    moyoalmost 3 years ago

    it must be so awesome to experience something like this. what beauty! and the mystery of a swarm all moving perfectly synchronously….lovely. a gem. shows your passion for your work.

  • Thank you. because of the strong current the where all in one direction. It was not me what was interesting for them.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Odille Esmonde-Morgan
    Odille Esmonde...almost 3 years ago

    I was thinking they looked like a bunch of commuters waiting for a train! It’s a great shot Norbert

  • Thank you very much.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Gary Kelly
    Gary Kellyalmost 3 years ago

    Something tells me they’re all related. A wonderful shot, Norbett, full of interest and humor.

  • Thank you Kelly. With this photo I´ve got the cover from the current unterwasser (underwater) magazine here in Germany.

    – Norbert Probst

  • carlchapman
    carlchapmanalmost 3 years ago

    Great shot…well composed

  • Thank you Carl.

    – Norbert Probst

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonalmost 3 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL work
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  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieealmost 3 years ago

    Excellent ! Really Beautiful artwork and I love it my friend:)
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  • Thank you for your friendly words.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 3 years ago

    1 Image per 24hrs 2011/11/16
    Amazing photography!

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...almost 3 years ago


    November 16, 2011

  • Thank you very much Dee.

    – Norbert Probst

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