Most people are scared of sharks and you could say for a good reason, as who would swim together with a great white. The fact is that you have a greater chance of getting struck by lightning, than get killed by a shark. Last year there were 53 authenticated, unprovoked shark attacks in U.S., which includes two fatalities in Hawaii.
The truth is that we humans kill millions of sharks a year and due to overfishing they are in danger.
Lee Burghard is behind this thoughtful project filmed over several months in Palm Beach, FL.
I’ve always been fascinated by sharks. Once I became a diver, I finally had the the opportunity to be in the water with these majestic animals. It was a very eye-opening experience, and I’ve found that sharks are nothing like what the media and hollywood makes them out to be.