"Infrared Barn 7"

© John McCollum

"Infrared Barn 7"

Uploaded: June 27, 2006 05:49:21


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 level-deluxe June 27, 2006

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. #472936

Jaclyn Klassen June 27, 2006

Wow, this is really cool! Perfect composition and exposure! Love it! #2958046

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) June 27, 2006

Fantastic Image.The feel, the colors and clarity is wonderful. #2958803

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 27, 2006

Beautiful John. Love the effect. #2959233

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3074957

Erica Murphy level-deluxe July 25, 2006

WOW! This is just amazing. Congratulations John!

Erica #3078359

Elisabeth A. Gay July 25, 2006

Beautiful image John. I crave to learn this technique (have a Hoya R72) - thanks for sharing this with us and congratulations, this is stunning. #3080791

Tonya R. Boles July 25, 2006

Great image John.. #3080823

Graham D. Sher July 25, 2006

very very nice John and you gallery of these IR shots is great #3081556

Ugur Erkmen July 26, 2006

Beautifully done.Congratulations John. #3087143

Gregg Johnstun July 27, 2006

Beautiful. Amzing. Wonderful. Congrats. Good luck in the next round. I hope you win. #3091315

March 25, 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.


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