Wetpixel sardine run updates from the field
Be sure to follow Drew Wong and team, who are posting almost-daily updates from the annual sardine run / ocean safari in South Africa!
I popped up for a breather and then the skipper dropped me back onto the action… literally! I landed on a 2.5m bronze whaler which swam right between my legs (shrinkage and crapping are words that described my immediate reaction) and then I saw gannets and sharks chasing a football size baitball of mackerel from all sides. I’d never seen such incredible pandemonium before.
Related: Wetpixel’s photos from Sardine Run 2006.