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Juan Oliphant #JuanSharks Professional #ConservationPhotographer #SharkPhotographer #ForACause. Owner @OneOceanDiving Working to inspire more to #HelpSaveSharks & #SaveTheOcean http://www.thebarefootkings.com/journal/juansharks
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Juan Oliphant #JuanSharks
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juansharks Caption this! one of the coolest portrait pics i have ever seen of a puffin bird. #everythingisconnected #onechance #oneocean photo by @birdtog
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Juan Oliphant #JuanSharks
2 days ago
juansharks #greatwhiteshark #firstimpressions the first #great #whiteshark i ever had the honor of meeting was in #hawaii it was as big as the boat and brushing up against us using the boat as a scratching post. she swam past the back of the boat on her side and looked at #jimmyhall and i, eye out of the water, i already loved sharks by then because i was working taking people out to see them as i have done for over 18 years in #haleiwa but this encounter still changed my life, we ended up getting in and i photographed jimmy alongside her. great white sharks have changed my life every year and i am so grateful to be able to share images to highlight their raw perfection and what i feel is beautiful. they are the embodiment of #raw #pure #perfect #nature #theocean it would be a devastation to lose them but at the rate sharks are being killed around the planet that is a terrible possibility. please #helpsavesharks and if you have a chance to go shark diving please do it, i promise you that moment a shark looks you in the eye it will change your life and i hope inspire you to help save theirs. #sharkconservation @oneoceandiving #oahu #northshore our white shark trips are in november only but the #tigersharks #hammerheads #galapagos and #sandbarsharks are seen daily or year round in hawaii. #instagood #picoftheday #photoforacause #makeanimpact #inspire #sharkinspired #waterinspired #savetheocean #oneocean #oneoceandiving mahalo nui loa for all the birthday wishes today, humbly grateful 🙏🏼🙌🏼🤙🏼🦈
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3 days ago
juansharks #beautiful #sunset in #venezia on the grande canal. the locals here all live on the second floor as the city now floods twice a year just on the extreme high tides. @oceanramsey and i were lucky to be here at extreme low tides and we got to see the original steps of the buildings that are all now underwater for most of the year. a few of the locals we talked to remember when they used the original steps just 30 years ago that are now underwater. venice was roughly built in the 15th century with little to no changes for sea level rises until the last 30 years. #climatechangeisreal #humanimpact #consumers hold the power to change our impact on the planet #saynotoplastic #recycle #reuse #oneocean #onechance #oneoceanglobal @oneoceanglobal #travel #explore #consumemindfully #makeanimpact #cityonthesea #respecttheocean #veneziacityitaly @veneziacityitaly #europe #travelforacause ❤️🌊🌍 thank you to @north_sails for making a difference #bluecompany #aloha
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4 days ago
juansharks I have had a lot of comments on my last video post about if it is real. this is a photo i took of a great white doing this same behavior to me except i’m facing it and aware of its presence. sharks in general will often bump things with their nose to get more information out of something they are not sure of. in this case it was my camera, in the video it was the back of the divers head. white sharks are actually very cautious and calculated predators. if you look closely on its nose u can see very clearly the ampullae of lorenzini, tiny dots that are little gelled filled receptors that pick up electrical pulse, one of the many unique things that sharks use to gather information. this type of interaction happens a lot more than u would think it just doesn’t make the media headlines unless u have a cool video of it. #itisreal #blueeyes checkout @oceanramsey for behind the scenes shot this interaction. #apexpredatornotmonster #cagethefear #instagood #beautiful #shark #smile #oneocean #onechance #saveourocean #helpsavesharks #photo by #juanoliphant using @aquatech_imagingsolutions and gear from @north_sails @xcelwetsuits @cressi1946 while drinking @guayaki 💙
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5 days ago
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This is a perfect example to show that #greatwhitesharks #whitesharks really don’t see humans a food source. also why it’s not a good idea to dive in bad visibility, they rely on eye sight too and this guy does look like a seal. have to give the shark credit he would’ve been the easiest meal. #apexpredatornotmonster #helpsavesharks #savetheocean repost from #denisdempsey and @whitesharkvideo #amazing #whitesharkbumpsdiver #whitesharkbadvis #whitesharkwithdiver #biggreatwhiteshark #whitesharkandabalonediver not a #sharkattack #instagood #videooftheday #apexpredatornotmonster #cagethefear
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Juan Oliphant #JuanSharks
5 days ago
juansharks If you’re looking for something exciting to do this holiday season come thaw out in #hawaii & #divewithsharks #learnaboutsharks #meetashark #snorkelwithsharks great holiday gift idea that gives back. supports #marineresearch and #oceanconservation photo of @oceanramsey #freediving with @oneoceandiving in @oneoceandesigns & @xcelwetsuits new benefit collection #helpsavesharks #savetheocean #oneoceandiving book online easy 24/7 oneoceandiving.com
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6 days ago
juansharks Enjoy life today, yesterday is gone & tomorrow may never come. reminder to enjoy the moment, every sunrise and every sunset. #exploring venice with @oceanramsey after working with @north_sails new mission to help give back to the ocean through the new ocean family foundation and collaborative initiatives. #oneocean #onechance #oneoceanglobal @oneoceanglobal #travel #explore #consumemindfully #makeanimpact #cityonthesea #respecttheocean #veneziacityitaly @veneziacityitaly #europe #travelforacause
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1 weeks ago
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This a clip from yesterday’s dive with @pierreorcaman in norway. looks like over 200 orcas surrounding the boat. if you look closely u can see a couple humpback whales in the mix. the orca have been feeding on the herring here for centuries but the presents of humpback whales is relatively new just with in the last 5 years and are now competing with the orca for this resource. some theories are pointing to a lack of krill in the north due to human impact. #saveourocean #oneocean #onechance #instagood #incredible #beautiful #orca
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2 weeks ago
juansharks I had to share this photo of two endangered animals sharing a moment. some studies show that monk seal populations are less than a 1,100 world wide and are faced with extinction in the very near future. #everythinghasapurpose #protect #nature #saveourocean #oneocean #onechance photo by @bjkvideoproduction #beautiful #instagood
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Juan Oliphant #JuanSharks
2 weeks ago
juansharks In milan with @oceanramsey doing interviews as ambassadors for @north_sails promoting their new initiative to becoming a “blue” company, by giving back to the ocean through the ocean family foundation, using recycled materials and designing clothing lines themed to raise awareness for ocean conservation. i shot this using my @canonusa 1dx mark 2 with a 50m lens of ocean getting ready for her interviews enjoying the view of milan cathedral “the duomo” which is italy’s gravest gothic cathedral. this cathedral took over 600 years to build and was started in the 13th century. human persistence can be amazing. i’m hoping we can apply this same persistence to #saveouroceans #recycle #reuse #saynotosingleuseplastic #milan #cathedral #italy
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2 weeks ago
juansharks Dead baby scallop hammerhead sharks were caught and left to die on the beach here at haleiwa yesterday. this is such a disrespect for life , waste of an important resource, and inhuman to k**l something just for fun or maybe even killed out of fear. #cagethefear #raiseawareness #saveouroceans sharks like scallop hammerheads are not dangerous but they are endangered. these animals are faced with extinction because of human influences. the person that did this obviously has no concern or respect for nature but they should be aware that by killing sharks they are directly contributing to the degradation of our oceans which really is our life support system. 50 to 70% of the oxygen we breath comes from the ocean, we all need to be protecting it. #savesharks to #savehumans #helpsavesharks photo by @keoniashley while taking his kids surfing. come learn more about sharks with us @oneoceanresearch @oneoceandiving @oceanramsey @oneoceanhawaii @oneoceansharks @oneoceaneducation @oneoceanglobal @oneoceanconservation @oneoceandesigns @waterinspired so stoked to be working as ambassadors for companies that trying to give back to keep this planet blue #gobeyond @north_sails @xcelwetsuits @cressi1946 @guayaki
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2 weeks ago
juansharks @oceanramsey always looking around on every dive. this large female tiger shark was attracted to ocean as she dove down but as soon as she made eye contact this tiger shark lost interest or lost the advantage of surprise. tiger sharks are designed better to scavenge than hunt live healthy animals and they need the element of surprise which can make them very shy. #apexpredatornotmonster #saveouroceans #coexist #instagood #helpsavesharks photo by #juanoliphant using @aquatech_imagingsolutions @xcelwetsuits @north_sails @cressi1946 ocean in @sanlorenzo_bikinis shot in #tigerbeach with @andycorbe and @lauracorbe
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3 weeks ago
juansharks When that one #shark picks u out of the pack. i shot this in water with @aquatech_imagingsolutions delphin housing for my @canonusa 1dx mark 2 with a 50ml lens 2.8f 1/5000 seconds. when sandbar sharks get in a pack like this they are far from shy. normally most species of sharks are non-confrontational and very low risk takers. my buddy @abc4explore likes to call them #gentlepredators #helpsavesharks #saveouroceans #coexist #apexpredatornotmonster diving with @oceanramsey @oneoceandiving @oneoceanresearch @oneoceaneducation @oneoceanglobal @oneoceanconservation @oneoceansharks @oneoceanhawaii @waterinspired
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Juan Oliphant #JuanSharks
3 weeks ago
juansharks @oceanramsey featured here making people look twice at sharks showing that we can #coexist. we started the nonprofit @waterinspired years ago with the goal to use visual imagery to get people to look at sharks differently. the best way to fight the unrealistic fear people have sharks is to show people sharing the ocean with them. when the fear is replace with reality and respect than the desire for protection and conservation come in to play. #cagethefear sharks are keystone structures to the health of the ocean. #weneedsharksalive #saynotosharkfinsoup #apexpredatornotmonster #stopsharkfinsoup🚫🔼 #saynoplastic #finbandnow photo by @juansharks using @aquatech_imagingsolutions @cressi1946 @xcelwetsuits while diving with @andycorbe @lauracorbe #sandyfeetadventures
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3 weeks ago
juansharks So much wind 💨 💨 on the north shore is making me dream of days when it was as glassy as this photo i took in the summer. #mini #waves #instagood #beauty #ocean photo by #juanoliphant #juansharks @canonusa using a 1dx mark 2 and a 70 to 200ml lens. #saveouroceans @waterinspired @oneoceanconservation @oneoceanresearch @oceanramsey @earthpix @north_sails #teamcanon
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Juan Oliphant #JuanSharks
3 weeks ago
juansharks #roxy coming straight to me. i’m so thankful for sharks and every time i get to see one, especially a tiger shark like roxy that i have practically grown up diving with. people ask me all the time if i’m ever afraid or scared of diving and photographing sharks. the answer is that i’m extremely afraid, not of seeing sharks but of actually going diving and not seeing a shark. 70 to 100 million sharks are killed every year mainly for shark fin soup. some studies estimate that in just the last 30 years we have brought world population down by 90 percent. right now it has been a little while since i have seen roxy and it is always in the back of my head that i may never see her again. our oceans need sharks to maintain a healthy and balance ecosystem. #helpsavesharks #education #conservation #awereness #saynotosharkfinsoup #stopsharkfinsoup🚫🔼 #finbannow photo by #juanoliphant using @aquatech_imagingsolutions @cressi1946 @north_sails @guayaki @xcelwetsuits during a pelagic dive with @oceanramsey @oneoceandiving @oneoceanglobal @oneoceanconservation @oneoceaneducation @oneoceanresearch @oneoceanhawaii
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