Story behind a viral great white shark shot

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The story behind the latest viral image of a great white shark and an underwater camera involves filmmaker Dave Riggs and his crew who were filming for Discovery Channel off South Australia. Crew member Luke Thom captured a 4.5 meter female great white shark inspecting the boat with an underwater camera housing in the foreground for scale. The image has been getting a lot of attention on the internet this week.

Here is a video that describes the story behind the shot:

Find the full video here.