Close Encounter: Swimming with the Sharks
APRIL 9, 2013
Twenty four hours after touching down on Palmyra Atoll — a profoundly remote spot 1,000 miles south of Hawaii , where the skies are rarely marred by even the contrail of a passing airliner — photographer Tim Calver and I were aboard the research boat Zenobia. Tim and marine biologist Yannis Papastamatiou quickly donned snorkel gear and slipped into the water to get photographs. [Editor''s Note: Have you had a close encounter with nature?