Most of us have been taught that sharks are scary and that we should fear them. But photographer Scott Fairchild shows us that sharks and humans can coexist in peace. He recently captured drone footage showing two surfers and a great white shark swimming near each other in perfect harmony.
Drone saves spear fisherman from shark attack
While chilling on his balcony in Bondi Beach, Australia, drone pilot Matt Woods launched his drone to take some aerial footage. What he didn’t expect was seeing a spear fisherman and a shark lunging towards him. Woods called the lifeguards and helped them prevent what could have been a shark attack.
Watch: Drone footage shows a close encounter of a surfer and a shark
When filming with a drone, you can sometimes see things that aren’t as obvious as when you’re down on the ground – or in the ocean. This is what recently happened in Australia when a drone operator filmed a close encounter between a surfer and a shark. Thanks to the drone footage, the pilot was able to warn the surfer so he could safely return to the shore.
Photographer takes magnificent photos of great white shark 12 feet in the air
I find sharks a bit scary, but at the same time incredibly fascinating. Wildlife photographer Chris Fallows has depicted this impression of mine in his fantastic photo of a great white shark. In the image that has gone viral shortly after it was published, Chris managed to capture the incredible animal 12 feet in the air. He kindly shared his photo with us, along with some other images that he’s taken.
Drone pilot captures great white shark lurking near swimmers in Australia
When a 17-year-old Cameron Grace recently flew his drone on Australian beach, I doubt he had in mind that his hobby would prevent a dangerous encounter. While flying his DJI Spark, he spotted a shark lurking only meters away from two swimmers. Thanks to his and his aunt’s quick reaction, the swimmers managed to get out of the water.
This chilling video shows a shark breach an underwater photographer’s cage
We’ve seen quite a few terrifying encounters of photographers and wild animals. In this video from Gabe and Garrett, an underwater photographer came face to face with a Great White shark when it breached the cage he was in. The incident was caught in a video, and it will give you chills for sure!
Drone pilot captures the frightening moment he spots a shark approaching his family
While his wife and kids were playing in the shallow water at New Smyrna Beach in Florida, Dan Watson decided to take their photo from air. And boy they were lucky that he did! As he got his Mavic 2 Pro into the air, he spotted a shark moving towards his family. He rushed them out of the water and took incredible photos as they were running to safety.
After 44 years, the Jaws Movie poster has finally been created as an actual photograph
When someone mentions sharks, what’s your first thought? For me, it’s definitely the iconic Steven Spielberg movie Jaws. Photographer Euan Rannachan recently recreated the movie poster, but unlike the original – this one is a real close-up of a great white shark.
This ‘one in a trillion shot’ is the perfect representation of the food chain
On April 12th, Doc Jon, a wildlife photographer who was taking photos around Madeira Beach, Florida chanced upon what he calls a ‘one in a trillion shot.‘ It shows an osprey clutching a baby shark with a small fish in its mouth. It’s a perfect representation of the food chain, and it’s become viral all over the world.
GoPro captures surfer getting knocked off his board by a leaping shark
One of the last things you want to see while paddleboarding is a shark. The absolute last thing you want to see while paddle boarding is a shark leap out of the water and knock you off your board.
But that’s exactly what happened to paddleboarder Maximo Trinidad. Thankfully, for us, the entire event was captured on a GoPro that was mounted to the front of his paddleboard.[Read More…]
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