My Way by Norbert Probst


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A Giant Moray Eel (Gymnothorax javiancus) on its way over sandy bottom.
That’s not an every day experience.


Moray eel head-on
Moray eel outside reef
Moray eel with Cleaning Wrasse
Moray eel in cleaningstation

Makadi Bay, Hurghada, Egypt, Africa, Red Sea

512 Views, 08.05.2013

Canon EOS 5D, MKII, 4.0/17-40mm, Seacam Housing, Seaflash


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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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  • thatche2
    thatche2about 2 years ago

    Wow! Great capture and timing to get him out in the open so close!

  • Thank you. I’ve got it by chance ;-)

    – Norbert Probst

  • Lenka
    Lenkaabout 2 years ago

    Wow, perfect! I love how the moray’s body copies the shape of bottom :)

  • Thank you Lenka. You saw it right!

    – Norbert Probst

  • John Schneider
    John Schneiderabout 2 years ago

    Superior work!

  • Thank you John.

    – Norbert Probst

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyabout 2 years ago

    Fabulous shot as always Norbert.

  • Thanks Gary.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Macky
    Mackyabout 2 years ago


  • Thank you Macky.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanabout 2 years ago

    amazing colours and clarity Norbert, must be a brilliant place to dive!

  • I go there every year! Thank you.

    – Norbert Probst

  • LoreLeft27
    LoreLeft27about 2 years ago

    beautiful capture

  • Thanks Lore.

    – Norbert Probst

  • vic321
    vic321about 2 years ago

    Fantastic Shot !

  • Thank you!

    – Norbert Probst

  • berndt2
    berndt2about 2 years ago

    I love this – almost all the photos I’ve seen they’re in crevices or ‘jumping out’ from within rocky holes!!

  • Because its very rare to them swim at daytime. Morays are active at night! Thank you.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...about 2 years ago

    26 June 2012 – 2 images per day

  • Thank you Konstantinos!

    – Norbert Probst

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