BOSTON (CBS) – An underwater photographer had an unforgettable encounter with a great white shark off the coast of Massachusetts.Police, Sherriff's Department Investigating Inmate Death At Suffolk County Jail
Ellenbogen says he was filming a humpback whale while freediving with no protective barrier when the shark swam within inches of him. He captured the whole encounter on 360 video.READ MORE: 2 Hanover Street Banks Robbed Within 10-Minute Timeframe
“I came so close that I was about an arm’s length away from the shark and it made this really strong eye contact that was unmistakable of a registration of knowing me and me knowing it and we just swam past each other in perfect harmony,” Ellenbogen said.MORE NEWS: 'We're All Paying For The Decisions Of The Unvaccinated.' Worcester Starts Mask Mandate On Monday
Ellenbogen was taking photos for NOAA and Stellwagen Bank when the shark appeared. He says Stellwagen Bank is one of the most impressive places he has been and this encounter won’t stop him from returning.