Hovering? by Norbert Probst

This beautiful Geometric Chromodoris nudibranch (Chromodoris geometrica Risbec) seems to be in hovering position, but it creeps over filigree substrate.

Saparua Island, Moluccas, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean

Canon EOS 5D MK II, 2.8/100mm USM Macro, Seacam Housing, Seaflash

More nudis?
Nudibranch calendar

214 Views, 01.02.2013

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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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  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyabout 2 years ago

    that’s a lovely creature! you never stop amazing me Norbert :)

  • Hopefully Manon. Thank you.

    – Norbert Probst

  • John Schneider
    John Schneiderabout 2 years ago

    “The Undersea World of Norbert Probst” :) – Awesome work!!

  • Thank you John. I’m glad that you enjoy it!

    – Norbert Probst

  • Thomas Young
    Thomas Youngabout 2 years ago

    The undersea world is a strange place Norbert. Thank you for bringing that to us.

  • It’s my pleasure Thomas. Thank you.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Gary Kelly
    Gary Kellyabout 2 years ago

    You’re not only a great photographer, Norbert, you also know a thing or two about what you’re photographing.

  • It took a while before I understood how important it is! Thank you Gary.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Brandon Taylor
    Brandon Taylorabout 2 years ago

    wow cool, just out of curiousity have you ever photographed any underwater ancient structures? if so I would love to see them. your work is very amazing and vibrant

  • Thank you Brandon. No except wrecks I have seen nothing ancient structures. The place I know, in Greece or Turkey for example, is forbidden to dive. I have photos with amphorae…

    – Norbert Probst

  • eyeland
    eyelandabout 2 years ago

    Norbert, there is no question that you are the BEST at what you do.

  • What a compliment! Thank you so much. I am pleased.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyabout 2 years ago

    you are my choice of the day :)

    view the topic here

  • I am honored! Thank you Manon.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carterabout 2 years ago


  • Thank you Robyn.

    – Norbert Probst

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47about 2 years ago

    Amazing shot of the Day indeed! Look at those textures! This fellow is self-illuminating, or so he appears. Another spectacular image, Norbert!

  • Thank you. You are right. Sometimes small things are amazing too!

    – Norbert Probst

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

    12 January 2013 – 1 image per 24hrs

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