Behind The Shot
Location: Fort Kochi Beach, Kerala, India
Camera: Canon 5D Mark 2
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Lens
Settings: 1/60 F4 320 ISO
The Shot: Sunrise just past the ruins of the old Portuguese Fort Emmanuel – The local fishermen are up since before dawn with their hand cast nets – many sleep in shelters on the beach. In the background looms the giant traditional Chinese fishing nets, first set up in Kochi, India between 1350-1450. Further in the background is the modern industrial port of Vallarpadam looms in the morning mist. This shot was taken while leading photography group on a dawn shoot.