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A couple of Pink Hypseltodoris nudibranchs (Hypselodoris bullockii) beside a yellow clutch of eggs.

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Gangga Island, Bangka Islands, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Molukka Sea, Pacific Ocean, Asia

Canon EOS 5D, 2.8/100mm macro, Seacam housing, 1/60s, f16, ISO 200, Seaflash

Many features, best viewed large

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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

  • George Kypreos
    George Kypreosabout 2 years ago

    fantastic colors Nobert!!

  • Thank you George, also for the inspiration to rename the photo. Do you like it?

    – Norbert Probst

  • George Kypreos
    George Kypreosabout 2 years ago

    Much better.
    But something is missing. (because everybodys mind goes to Beneton)
    (United Colors of Ocean maybe?)

  • Thank you George. I will think about that.

    – Norbert Probst

  • eyeland
    eyelandabout 2 years ago

    You are the James Bond of underwater photography. You set the bar so high! Thoroughly enjoy every post and this one especially. Al

  • This is the greatest compliment I ever have heard ;-))) Thank you very much.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Diane Johnson-Mosley
    Diane Johnson-...about 2 years ago

    Such a strange and exquisite world down there, superb work!

  • Thank you Diane.

    – Norbert Probst

  • berndt2
    berndt2about 2 years ago

    wow – what incredible colours!

  • Thank you again Berndt.

    – Norbert Probst

  • StuartR
    StuartRabout 2 years ago

    They never look real. Like little aliens among us. Great shot

  • That’s right. Thank you Stuart.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Thea T
    Thea Tabout 2 years ago

    Breathtaking colours!!!

  • Thank you very much Thea.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch
    Kerryn Madsen-...about 2 years ago

    So delicate and exquisite. (Bit like a souffle??)
    How big/small are these sea creatures? Hard to tell from this pic.

  • Thank you Kerryn. I like souffle very much and wouldn’t change ;-) They are around five centimeters long.

    – Norbert Probst

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 2 years ago


    SO BEAUTIFUL:))

  • Thank you very much Tereza.

    – Norbert Probst

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonabout 2 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush

    BEAUTIFUL work,
    .

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