Hardest shot I ever took

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Ever had one of those shots that just took forever to get it right? No editing...just the perfected shot, and maybe a description of what made it hard.
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Hungry shark
by jadlh
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First of all I travelled 29 hours by air to reach the island of New Britain, part of Papua New Guinea, then after a 45 minute bus ride we arrived at Walindi. Walindi is a small resort on the remote Bismark Sea. We took a boat to sea for 7 days (Star Dancer). On the 5th day we dove this dive site, we had to cram ourselves among coral heads at a depth of 60 feet and wait while hungry sharks came very close to check us out. I was using a wide angle lens, this shark is about 4 ft. from me.
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Submitted: Saturday, 19th March, 2011 12:26 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 30th June, 2003
Focal length: 28 mm
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Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 100
Notes: Housed pentax in an Ikelite housing, 6 inch dome port, Ikelite strobe.
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