Big carp – Great shot

French photographer and biologist Laurent Ballesta captures the hour- long battle between a 33lb (15kg) carp and his brother at a small lake near Montpellier in southern France.

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This photograph was obviously taken with specialist underwater equipment with a wide angle lens and a small aperture for a deep depth of field. However underwater protection boxes are now surprisingly inexpensive.

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From service dog to SURF dog

This is Surf dog Ricochet’s journey from birth, to service dog training, to dog surfing, to surfing tandem with quadriplegic surfer, Patrick Ivison, to fundraising for charitable causes. She has raised over $20,000 in the last six months. She is currently leading a fundraiser for a six year old boy named Ian who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a horrific car accident that claimed the lives of his parents.

More info on Ricochet

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