Man Texting Whale

After seeing the image above, you’ve really got to wonder just what was so important on that phone to be texting away while out at sea. Photographer Eric Smith told ABC News that the photo was shot during a whale watch in Redondo Beach, California. Smith says: “A small private sailboat maneuvered really close to the whales, and this guy on it was literally sitting in that position and never moved,” Smith said. “He could have been texting his mom in the hospital for all I know, but I thought it sucked that he missed such a wonderful moment happening just two feet in front of him.” Continue reading for the news report and more information.

Smith adds: “We’re all guilty being buried in our phones, even me. You think life is better on your phone, but we’re missing what’s happening around us.”