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This close to three meter long Amercan crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) in saltwater shows an impressive set of teeth.

Canon EOS 5D MK II in Seacam housing, 4.0/17-40mm, Seacam Seaflash, 1/160s, f8, ISO 200

782 Views, 01.08.2012

Cuba island, Caribbean Sea

Croc with diver
Croc closer
Croc with open jaw

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

  • Todd Krebs
    Todd Krebsalmost 3 years ago

    Wow! That is an absolutely fantastic shot! How did you approach him and were concerned for your safety? I am unfamiliar with crocodiles but have a healthy respect for them.

    As always, great shot!

  • Thank you very much Todd.

    – Norbert Probst

  • springs
    springsalmost 3 years ago

    Wow you take amazing photos this one is amazing

  • Thank you!

    – Norbert Probst

  • springs
    springsalmost 3 years ago

    where was that taken

  • berndt2
    berndt2almost 3 years ago

    Well… maybe I won’t be getting ANY sleep tonight with that image in my memory! Great shot 8))

  • Thank you and sleep well ;-)

    – Norbert Probst

  • Chris Brunton
    Chris Bruntonalmost 3 years ago

    WOW, I’m glad I wasn’t in there with that croc. He sure is impressive. Great capture.

  • Thank you Christina.

    – Norbert Probst

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1almost 3 years ago

    my goodness me!! what a great set of pearly whites! hope you had some nice housing – not just your camera!!

    cheers and huge congratulations on another capture of jaw dropping brilliance!!

    maggie
    :))

  • Thanks Maggie.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...almost 3 years ago

    Amazing capture !!

  • Thank you!

    – Norbert Probst

  • KathiSPerez
    KathiSPerezalmost 3 years ago

    too close! too close! AWESOME!!!

  • Don`t worry. I´m still complete. Thank you.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Paul Richards
    Paul Richardsalmost 3 years ago

    Great snap!

  • Thank you Paul!

    – Norbert Probst

  • Sue  Cullumber
    Sue Cullumberalmost 3 years ago

    Wow this is crazy Norbert! Looks a little too close for me – great shot!

  • Thank you Sue!

    – Norbert Probst

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