Port Jackson Shark at Oak Park

Port Jackson Shark at Oak Park, originally uploaded by BlueBeyond.


This image was made at Oak Park, near Cronulla in Sydney’s south. It features a shark that is common in Sydney waters, the Port Jackson shark.

Often these guys are at least partly under rocks, so seeing it out in the open I took a wide berth around him to come from in front. Starting about 5m away, I started flashing my strobe to get him used to the light flashing, before getting nice and tight for this shot.



Photography enthusiastic, writer, hiker and diving geek from Canberra (and Sydney), Australia. Thoughts and opinions are my own.

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