Glade Creek Grist Mill in Infrared

© Gary W. Lake

Glade Creek Grist Mill in Infrared

Erland Pillegaard December 01, 2003

Very very good photo
erland #78161

Ronald Balthazor level-addict December 01, 2003

Well done, Gary. Nice composition and effect. #284619

Kathleen Clemons December 01, 2003

Beautiful, Gary. #284622

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe December 01, 2003

Wow, I love this!! Great treatment of a beautiful place!! #284627

Theresa McCloskey December 01, 2003

wonderful shot of this popular place - love the ir :-) #284635

ilana peled level-classic December 01, 2003

Beautiful IR picture, Gary.
I have the Canon EOS300D camera and I just bought the Hoya R72 for IR.
Can you tell me how you took this photo?
Thanks, Ilana. #284637

Colette M. Metcalf December 01, 2003

Beautiful, Gary!! #284648

Gary W. Lake December 01, 2003

Good morning everyone - thanks for the wonderful comments! Ilana, that's the same filter I use. I think the exposure time on this shot was around 8 seconds as it was a bright sunny day. Usually I use anywhere from 6 to 15 seconds in bright sunlight or longer if the lighting is subdued. I prefer to shoot with it on brightly lighted days with those nice puffy white clouds. This was taken when the fall folliage was in full form, which creates the different tonal ranges. Although the camera's autofocus will work just fine through an IR filter, I prefer to focus manually so I remove the filter, pre-focus the scene as I want it, then carefully put the filter back on and shoot. After that it's just a matter of desaturating the image in PS and adjusting contrast & sharpening. #284672

Murry Grigsby December 01, 2003

Terrific image, Gary! Your design and perspective is wonderful as is the buzz and IR effects. We'll see this one again in 31 days :0) #284785

Christopher Del Negro December 01, 2003

You have a master’s eye. All of your work is exceptional.
Christopher #284835

Patricia Marroquin December 01, 2003

Superb image, Gary. Congratulations and thanks for explaining your technique. #284874

Greg McCroskery level-deluxe December 01, 2003

Wonderful image -- I really like the angle of view and composition! The IR treatment really works well.
God Bless,
Greg #284919

Evy Johansen level-classic December 01, 2003

Wonderful IR Gary! Just beautiful!!! #284999

Damian P. Gadal December 01, 2003

Stunning! #285003

Gary W. Lake December 01, 2003

Wow! Thanks everyone. Murry, I finally caught it with the water level up and the mill still wasn't operating. Drat! #285088

Mandi M. Tremblay December 20, 2003

Very pretty! I've always loved black and white photos, but this is really very stunning. Well balanced, too. good job. #302079

Gary W. Lake December 21, 2003

Thank you Mandi! #302353

Ronald Balthazor level-addict January 15, 2004

Congratulations, Gary. Well done. #332876

Robert Brown January 15, 2004

Gary, this is a terrific shot--perhaps my favorite that I've seen of yours! Congratulations!! #332891

Murry Grigsby January 15, 2004

Congrats on your fine image in the finals Gary!! #333106

Gary W. Lake January 15, 2004

Thanks Ronald, Robert, & Murry! #333626

Evy Johansen level-classic January 15, 2004

Many congratulations, Gary! #334696

Gary W. Lake January 15, 2004

Thank you Evy! #334716

Jean Papo January 16, 2004

Congratulations, Gary! Neat shot! #335273

Gerda Grice level-classic January 16, 2004

Very nice IR shot with an excellent tonal range and very composition, Gary! Many congratulations on your Finalist placing! #335926

Gary W. Lake January 16, 2004

Thanks Jean & Gerda! #336462

Susana Matos January 18, 2004

Congratulations, very beautiful!
Cheers from Portugal; Su #338611

Gary W. Lake January 18, 2004

Hi Su! Thank you! #338706

bob cornelison March 15, 2004

This is a really great shot! #426085

Gary W. Lake March 16, 2004

Thanks Bob! #426156

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