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It looks like an attack, but it wasn´t! They came very close, looking at me and my camera. A very exciting dive to get some images of the Caribbean Reef Sharks (Carcharhinus perezi).

523 Views, 23.12.2012

Canon EOS 5D MKII in Seacam housing, 4.0-17-40mm L USM, Seacam Seaflash, 1/60, f8, ISO 200

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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

  • Hans Kawitzki
    Hans Kawitzkiover 2 years ago

    Fantastic image Norbert,it must be an awesome feeling coming so close to these beautiful creatures.

  • Thank you Hans. It was awsome because behind me where many more of this!

    – Norbert Probst

  • Garth Smith
    Garth Smithover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work of these majestic creatures Norbert.

  • Thank you Garth. I am happy was my work.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 2 years ago

    you have so much courage! impressive animals. beautiful shot Norbert ;)

  • Thank you Manon. No risk no fun!

    – Norbert Probst

  • ©Marcelle Raphael
    ©Marcelle Raphaelover 2 years ago

    Your image has inspired a challenge in the CHALLENGE ACCEPTED Group. If you are not a current member, we would love to have you join. The link is on my page. :)

  • Thank you for the invitation Marcello. I am your new member!

    – Norbert Probst

  • springs
    springsover 2 years ago

    great photo

  • Thank you!

    – Norbert Probst

  • Chris Brunton
    Chris Bruntonover 2 years ago

    Great capture. Better you than me in the water. I enjoy snorkelling for the smaller fish and their amazing world underwater, but not with sharks!

  • Thank you Christina. Snorkeling with sharks is no good idea. Diving is no problem.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Jodie Williams
    Jodie Williamsover 2 years ago

    Fantastic image Norbert – it looks so surreal.

  • Thank you Jodie. It was very real!

    – Norbert Probst

  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaover 2 years ago

    Sweet, Norbert !

  • Thank you Jan.

    – Norbert Probst

  • miroslava
    miroslavaover 2 years ago

    what a fantastic image !!

  • Thank you Miroslava.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Marilyn Grimble
    Marilyn Grimbleover 2 years ago

    Trouble ahead?!!

  • No they are just curious.

    – Norbert Probst

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