Free diving with sharks

17 May 2013

Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii

Conservationist and dive safety officer Ocean Ramsey surfaces while free diving off the coast of Haleiwa. Free diving is done without scuba gear, and requires divers to hold and control their breath for extended periods. Ramsey dives without a cage among sharks. She hopes to change public perception of the predators.

Location

Haleiwa, United States

Technical information

Shutter speed: 1/1600
ISO: 800
F-Stop: 4.5
Focal Length: 14.0 mm
Camera: NIKON D4

Donald Miralle
Nationality:
USA
About:
After completing his Bachelor's degree in fine arts at UCLA and working as a photo assistant in Los Angeles, Donald Miralle landed an entry-level job with Allsport Photography. He worked his way from the desk to the field in the first year, and went on to become a senior staff photographer for Getty Images. He did this for ten years, covering all the major sporting events worldwide for the agency.
Commissioner:
for Pacific Magazine