Commenter Partager Today, increasing numbers of shark species are facing extinction. More than million sharks are caught every year whilst continued overfishing depletes their nutritional resources.
IW is limited to watches. The engraving on the case back depicts a group of hammerhead sharks. Enclosed in a stainless-steel 44mm case, water resistant to 30 bars, the timepiece is driven by the automatic IWC-manufactured calibre, with chronograph and flyback function, and a power reserve of 68 hours.
This trailblazing IWC development combines the excellent legibility of an internal rotating bezel with the ease of use of an external bezel.
The IWC SafeDive system ensures that the internal bezel can only be adjusted in an anticlockwise direction. Luminescent coatings on the dial, hands and the internal rotating bezel provide optimum legibility underwater.
But for the past decade, Muller has been concentrating on his work with sharks.
He swims with the ocean predators without the usual protection of an iron cage, approaching them with a 1,watt underwater strobe lighting rig.
As a result, he manages to portray them with the same technical perfection the he brings to his Hollywood studio shoots. His spectacular photographs have been collected and presented in an extra-large coffee-table book from the renowned publishing house TASCHEN.
The volume is signed by the photographer and presented in a striking iron cage, guaranteed to protect against shark bites.