It’s Sardine Run Show Time! I’m here again, watching the greatest underwater show ever witnessed, the sardine run. Every cell in my body is wired – I’m back in the middle of this underwater feeding frenzy, which a sardine baitball, no bigger than a SUV, is creating. Numerous predators leading a chaotic yet organized attack…
Category Archives: Diving with Sharks
AfriOceans, Campaigns, Conservation, Diving with Sharks, Great White Shark, Lesley Rochat, Photography, Travelling
Awesome success! Photo & Writing Internship
“This internship was more than I could have ever hoped for, we’ve done so much in a month, it has been and adventure of a lifetime, I’ve grown so much as a person and certainly learned the skills in photography and environmental writing to help me become a conservationist.” Says Charlotte Bond, recent graduate from…
Conservation, Diving with Sharks, Lesley Rochat, Photography, Sardine Run, shark photography, Travelling
Shark Warrior Adventures with Lesley Rochat
The time has come to share more of my ocean adventures with others, to also impart my knowledge and skills to the next generation of young conservationist. I’m happy about this decision; it excites me and means I will be in the water more often, doing what I love most, travelling, filming and photographing, public…
Campaigns, Conservation, Diving with Sharks, Rethink the Shark, Shark Bites, Shark Nets
GET HOOKED ON CONSERVATION, BAN DRUMLINES!
WATCH VIDEO BELOW! Wow, what a way to celebrate Earth Day and launch our new shark awareness campaign! I’ve done some pretty extreme things for shark conservation but our latest campaign, in partnership with Walter Bernardis of African Watersports who was the creative director of the campaign, the GET HOOKED ON CONSERVATION, BAN DRUMLINES, campaign…
AfriOceans Warriors, Campaigns, Conservation, Diving with Sharks, Great White Shark, Lesley Rochat, Rethink the Shark, Shark Nets
Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014!
My Dad use to say to me when discussing my career, “Les, you mustn’t worry my girl, you are very blessed because you do such good things and when you do good, good follows, just be patient.”
AfriOceans Warriors, Deep Free Dive For Sharks, Diving with Sharks, Lesley Rochat, Shark Nets, shark photography, Sharks
Goodbye 2012! Hello 2013!
Deep Free Dive For Sharks, Diving with Sharks, Rethink the Predator, shark photography
Shark Photography at Tiger Beach
Wanting to learn to freedive has been a goal of mine for the past 13 years. It started one sunny South African day in False Bay when I snorkeled down and sat on the sand glancing up at the beautiful kelp forest that surrounded me while practicing to hold my breath. At that time there…