Oyster Boats

Sticking with the Apachicola Theme...

This was a fantastic sunrise morning to be out shooting these oyster boats!  Due to state and federal regulations, the oyster fishermen could only fish Monday-Thursday.  We knew shooting these boats on a Saturday Morning would mean a lot less traffic at the boat ramp and, aside from boats that needed maintenance, the boats would most likely all be docked since they couldn't be out fishing.

ISO 100, 15mm, F/11, 0.5 seonds

ISO 100, 15mm, F/11, 0.5 seonds

This is another image where I used the Tamron 10-24mm Lens on my Sony A7R via the Metabones Adapter.  Since the 10-24mm lens was designed for APS-C sized sensors, 15mm was about as wide as I could get on my full frame without getting some vignetting.

Apalachicola, Florida

Short and sweet post today!  I just returned home from our Forgotten Coast Workshop in Apalachicola, FL.  The conditions were fantastic, especially for sunrise and sunset!  Some of the best I've seen!

I just wanted to share a quick image from a sunset shoot we were doing.  These are the rakes, or tongs, the oyster men use when they are out fishing.  I was kind of experimenting here a bit.  I borrowed this Tamron 10-24mm Lens designed for APS-C sensor cameras and mounted it to my Sony A7R body via a Metabones Adapter.  I quickly found out that I could get down to around 15mm without vignetting.  Anything between 10-14mm did have expected vignetting since the lens was not designed for Full Frame camera bodies.

ISO 100, 16mm, F/16, 1/5 second

ISO 100, 16mm, F/16, 1/5 second