SHARKS IN A
An exhibition of images by Andy Murch
The Sharks in a Fading
Light / Predators in Peril
Exhibition focuses on the publicís changing perception of sharks and
their uncertain future in an increasingly hostile ocean.
An exhibition in two
Sharks in a Fading Light
The first series of images portray sharks as iconic
predators; powerful, daunting and majestic. The setting sun comments on
the end of an era as the hysteria that surrounded sharks in the late
20th century is slowly replaced by respect and appreciation.
Predators in Peril
The second series of images focuses on the innate beauty and
grace of sharks and explores their extraordinary diversity. This
collection also includes images that draw attention to the vulnerability
of sharks and the fragile position of many species due to over-fishing
and habitat destruction.
Click on the thumbnails to enlarge a
representative selection of images from each series.
About the Photographer
Predators in Peril showcases the
stunning imagery of
Andy's photographs and narrative have appeared in hundreds of books and
magazines around the world. His shark and ray images have also been
utilized by numerous conservation groups such as the World Wildlife
Fund, Shark Alliance, Shark Trust, Pew Institute, IUCN, Smithsonian,
Ocean Conservancy and
many other NGOs to raise awareness about the plight of endangered
Andy is the founder of The
Predators in Peril Project. To learn more about the broader mandate of
information about the 2010 Central American Shark Photography Expedition,
please follow this link:
Predators in Peril 2010.
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