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Too Late to Do This

Posted by
Viewfinder (Bradenton, FL, United States) on 13 July 2009 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

These two guys were surf fishing at sunset...

Note to Noobs: That's a dangerous thing to do in shark habitat like this. Early morning and late day are both maximum hungry shark activity times. And hungry sharks have big teeth.

Canon PowerShot A2000 IS 1/40 second F/5.9 ISO 80 39 mm

tyan from Singapore, Singapore

wow,that sure didnt look like a nice time and place for fishing,maybe i dont know better.I hope both of them are safe and sound!:)

13 Jul 2009 5:15am

Nina from Haute Loire, France

Very nice picture, the sea is rough, may be angry no one knows why ... May be against the reckless fishing ...
Well the sunset by the W / B. ..

13 Jul 2009 7:27am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

I hope nothing happened to them but oh gosh Glenn, what a fabulous photo, oh it's a STAR

13 Jul 2009 3:39pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

beautiful shot - I love it in b&w (but wouldn't have thought of a sunset picture in b&w myself).....
Would sharks really come up into that shallow water? I hope not.....

13 Jul 2009 3:52pm

@Chris: Yes, absolutely. They often lurk between the sand bars and when it's early morning or late afternoon/early evening, they strike! Big hammerheads and bull sharks are the biggest problems for people, but a lot of bites come from smaller sand sharks.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

I like how the whitecaps really stand out in the B & W capture. I saw a lot of shark fishing in Fort Myers in March.

13 Jul 2009 4:49pm

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

The sea looks amazing, I can see why they were tempted. You wouldn't catch me in there though :)

13 Jul 2009 6:38pm

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I love the wave action, and I never would have even THOUGHT about sharks! We don't hear of them in the waters up here ... only an hour north of you.
Your shot is fantastic!

13 Jul 2009 8:20pm

Mags from Paris, France

At least you have a nice shot thx to them :)

14 Jul 2009 1:34pm

k@ from Paris, France

How great to fish the sun !!

24 Jul 2009 9:38pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

:) Great capture! Love the little narrative

26 Jul 2009 10:19pm

Canon PowerShot A2000 IS
1/40 second
F/5.9
ISO 80
39 mm

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