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Omaha Nebraska
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Omaha  Nebraska
Omaha Nebraska
Used Hoya IR 72 filter and the older-stype Olympus C2100 camera, which is more sensitive to the near-IR wavelengths. I shot this the other day when it was 70 degrees (22C) and lots of green around.

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Renee Doyle
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    What a wonderful image Ken!!!! I just keep looking at it!!! Amazing IR work!!! Fantastic....
Happy birthday to Kate too!

4/22/2006 7:12:48 PM

 
Valerie J. Mueller
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Stunning image Ken. Should be framed and displayed in an office!

4/22/2006 7:20:51 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Very cool looking Ken! I love IR!

4/22/2006 7:26:04 PM

 
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Very pretty Ken a winter wonderland. Crisp, excellent colors and beautiful.

4/22/2006 7:29:31 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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This is my favorite!!! A winner to me!!! Awesome!

4/22/2006 8:02:08 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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wow wow wow

4/22/2006 8:04:18 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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You must have used your lens cap removel tool in Photoshop.

4/22/2006 8:12:41 PM

 
Paula Kelly
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excellent image Ken.

4/22/2006 8:19:43 PM

 
Jill Odice
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This is so cool Ken! I love the IR with the colors! Awesome...!

4/22/2006 8:54:45 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Incredible IR image...sooo dramatic, Ken.

4/22/2006 9:27:04 PM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Great job on this image, Ken!!

4/22/2006 10:36:05 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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I'm the new kid on the block & don't know what 'IR' is, but whatever it is...I LOVE IT! AWESOME image, so crisp & clear.

4/22/2006 11:02:51 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Wonderful shot Ken, great clarity and detail. Pat I'm so glad it's not just me that doesn't understand the technical talk!

4/23/2006 1:22:35 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Love this Ken, great colours (ac)

4/23/2006 1:31:42 AM

 
Sherri Conley
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Absolutely beautful! Well done, Ken!

4/23/2006 5:09:38 AM

 
Nina Shields
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I'm with Pat and Lynne, this is way over my head but the finished results are outstanding; beautiful image, Ken and wonderful display of your technical knowledge!

4/23/2006 5:16:28 AM

 
David Phalen
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Beautiful IR shot!

4/23/2006 5:28:05 AM

 
Bridgette B
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Wow....this is awesome, Ken!

4/23/2006 6:07:56 AM

 
Amy Jackson
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Very beautiful, Ken!!! Awesome work!!
Happy Birthday Kate!!

4/23/2006 7:07:04 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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WOWZA Ken, stunning for sure!

4/23/2006 8:35:17 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Great IR work! Beautiful capture Ken!

4/23/2006 9:34:03 AM

 
Carol McCants
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Stunning photo of downtown Omaha!
Have you ever done any shooting around the ConAgra Campus?
Carol

4/23/2006 9:50:50 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Nice capture Ken. Beautiful colors and scene. Happy Birthday to you Kate.

4/23/2006 10:04:28 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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Real cool Ken! Very crisp! Thank you so much for the birthday wishes too!

4/23/2006 12:46:46 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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EXCELLENT capture and the IR really enhances it beautifully. We want more of these!!!! Have a wonderful Sunday!

4/23/2006 2:52:16 PM

 
John Connolly
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What an intriguing filter, Ken! Such incredible images!
If I ever make it to the USA, Nebraska is a must see state,.

4/23/2006 5:29:27 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Thanks so much for the wonderful comments.

4/23/2006 5:50:28 PM

 
Goshka G.
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I really love that touch of infrared magic, Ken!

4/23/2006 6:14:52 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Outstanding image, Ken! IR is very cool. Love the visual impact! Great shot!

4/23/2006 6:36:08 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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I am sure enjoying your exploration of IR...great shot!

ccc

4/23/2006 6:55:58 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Great image, Ken!

4/24/2006 7:09:14 AM

 
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Love the composition on this Ken and great shot.

4/24/2006 7:22:49 AM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Another striking IR image with great composition and clarity, Ken! I love this image and series! Mary :-)

4/24/2006 10:47:53 AM

 
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WOW! Amazing effects! Beautiful composition, Ken.

4/24/2006 11:11:55 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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One of my favorites, Ken!! Awesome image!!

4/24/2006 1:46:12 PM

 
Susan J. Allen
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Again, the blue is just the right touch to make this stand out as superb!

4/24/2006 10:05:47 PM

 
Jen Lowrey
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Wow what a beautiful image! Jen

4/25/2006 4:53:51 AM

 
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The sharpness of the geometric biuldings makes for a dynamic contrast from the trees. Well done!

4/25/2006 9:00:20 PM

 
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Congratulations!

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5/21/2006 3:35:13 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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congrats! this is gorgeous!

5/21/2006 3:46:53 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Ken, The effects worked out well for you. CONGRATULATIONS once again!

5/21/2006 4:00:20 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...guess i'm not the only one lovin the ir

5/21/2006 4:15:36 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Ken!! :) Glad to see this one among the finalists!! :)

5/21/2006 4:18:35 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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AWESOME job! Congrats!

5/21/2006 4:21:47 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Congrats on this wonderful finalist!!! Good luck!!!

5/21/2006 4:52:56 PM

 
Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston
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Congrats on your finalist, Ken!

5/21/2006 5:24:02 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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We didn't get to do our picks!!! But I do know I would of picked this one! Awesome shot, Ken!

5/21/2006 5:34:45 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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Congratulations Ken.

5/21/2006 5:38:30 PM

 
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Big Congrats Ken this is a great one!

5/21/2006 5:56:21 PM

 
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Love this one Ken, congrats and good luck!

5/21/2006 5:59:28 PM

 
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WTG! Congrats, Ken!

5/21/2006 6:18:36 PM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Congrats Ken, WTG!

5/21/2006 6:52:01 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Awesome!!! Time to contact the Chamber of Commerce!!! BIG Congratulations Ken!

5/21/2006 7:09:08 PM

 
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So glad to see this here Ken!!!! Big congratulations on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round!!!!!

5/21/2006 8:05:07 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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WTG Ken!

5/21/2006 8:49:13 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Congratulations Ken :)

5/21/2006 8:57:09 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Woohoo! Awesome creation! BIG CONGRATS!!!

5/21/2006 9:52:08 PM

 
Susan J. Allen
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Congratulations, Ken!

5/21/2006 10:15:04 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on this beautiful and well deserved finalist and good luck in the next round Ken

5/22/2006 4:15:48 AM

 
David Phalen
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Awesome IR that deserves to be a Finalist, Congratulations and Good Luck!

5/22/2006 4:35:08 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your finalist.

5/22/2006 5:05:44 AM

 
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Huge congratulation on this awesome capture and finalist, Ken. Way to go.

5/22/2006 8:04:01 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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So glad to see this in the finalists! Congratulations, Ken!!

5/22/2006 8:42:56 AM

 
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Very nice clarity and color, congratulations on your finalist win!

5/22/2006 10:03:16 AM

 
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Congratulations, Ken, on your beautiful finalist!

5/22/2006 11:22:36 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Way to go Ken, congratulations on this awesome finalist!

5/22/2006 5:10:03 PM

 
David Phalen
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Congrats--well earned--Good Luck!!

5/22/2006 5:44:00 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round Ken! Beautiful!

5/22/2006 8:00:40 PM

 
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Congrats on your Finalist for this magnificent image!

5/23/2006 7:13:15 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Wow this is incredible, I like everything about it! Congratulations, Ken!

7/19/2006 2:57:34 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Again!

4/1/2007 3:48:25 PM

 
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