This short from Steer Films profiles Joe Romeiro, a wildlife filmmaker who is passionate about shark conservation. "These animals need to be protected, and we need to evolve in the way we see them," he says. Experience swimming with these mesmerizing creatures at night, and let "the fear turn into fascination" with this remarkable footage captured by Romeiro and dive partner Bill Fisher of 333 Productions.
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