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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 
"Infrared Barn 7"
"Infrared Barn 7"
Infrared image taken in Collierville, Tennessee. The surreal colors in this photograph are the result of special camera settings( especially white balance ) and color channel swapping in Photo shop CS2.
I use a Hoya R72 infrared filter . Most of my infrared photos are shot at f/8 at 28 mm. I then adjust the
shutter for a slightly overexposed exposure. White balance is adjusted with each shot with the "PRE" setting with the filters on. Focus is a bit tricky. Altho bright sunny days work best, some
intresting results can be obtained on cloudy days. Partly cloudy skys can realy make an Infrared photo look its best. For more examples of this technique, visit my gallery. Your
comments are most welcome.

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Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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    Just lovely!!! I've been fiddling with a little IR, but haven't attempted much with color yet. I might be hitting you up for some info one of these days.

6/27/2006 6:34:51 AM

 
Jaclyn Klassen
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member since: 11/30/2005
 

Wow, this is really cool! Perfect composition and exposure! Love it!

6/27/2006 1:16:27 PM

 
Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay)
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Fantastic Image.The feel, the colors and clarity is wonderful.

6/27/2006 5:33:41 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Beautiful John. Love the effect.

6/27/2006 8:49:12 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round.

7/25/2006 4:48:36 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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WOW! This is just amazing. Congratulations John!

Erica

7/25/2006 11:18:26 AM

 
Elisabeth A. Gay
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Beautiful image John. I crave to learn this technique (have a Hoya R72) - thanks for sharing this with us and congratulations, this is stunning.

7/25/2006 6:22:45 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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member since: 7/7/2004
 

Great image John..

7/25/2006 6:30:36 PM

 
Graham D. Sher
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member since: 12/26/2005
 

very very nice John and you gallery of these IR shots is great

7/25/2006 10:04:40 PM

 
Ugur Erkmen
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member since: 2/22/2006
 

Beautifully done.Congratulations John.

7/26/2006 7:59:03 PM

 
Gregg Johnstun
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member since: 5/17/2006
 

Beautiful. Amzing. Wonderful. Congrats. Good luck in the next round. I hope you win.

7/27/2006 2:25:37 PM

 
Francine Savoie-Jansson
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member since: 2/14/2007
 

This is just a Breathe Taking series, I can't even make my mind up in which one I prefer, Awesome images, I'm in "awes"
Fantastic Work of Art John.

Francine

3/25/2007 12:13:07 PM

 
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