Hidden Bridge

© Deborah Sandidge

Hidden Bridge

Cathy Barrows April 18, 2004

very cool...i love IR and this is a great one...i also have a D100 and was told by Nikon that I couldn't use the D100 for IR photography...can you tell me how you accomplished this....thanks #118819

Deborah Sandidge April 18, 2004

Thanks, Cathy! I used a tripod, composed & focused the image first, then attached a Hoya R72 filter, and did several shots between 1 and 3 seconds. I tried several different exposures to see what would work best. Although I'm still learning IR, if I can you, please let me know!
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Darren K. Fisher level-classic April 18, 2004

The only word I can find for this image is WOW and this is not any where close to justice for the beauty you have captured. The IR for this composition was one excellent choice. #490579

Deborah Sandidge April 18, 2004

PS... in Photoshop, I desaturated the image, applied auto levels and used unsharp mask. (I'm not that knowledgeable with PS, there may be better ways to do this.) #490596

Deborah Sandidge April 18, 2004

Thank you for your kind words Darren! #490604

bob cornelison April 18, 2004

Really nice shot! #490696

Kristen McKain April 19, 2004

vey nice! #490857

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic April 19, 2004

What a gorgeous photograph Deborah! I love the monochrome, IR and buZZ treatment...and whatever else you've done to this shot - it has given your 'Hidden Bridge' image a dreamlike appearance! The composition is really great, and so are the reflections... VERY well done! #491772

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic April 19, 2004

PS - Deborah, I forgot to tell you that this shot of yours looks like a lovely painting! I hope you have it framed and hanging on your wall!! #491788

Deborah Sandidge April 19, 2004

Thank you Bob, Kristen and Carolyn! I'm so pleased you like this infrared shot! This was taken about a month ago, but I was undecided about entering it. After the addition of the simplifier, it seemed to be complete! #491939

Colette M. Metcalf May 14, 2004

Congrats Deborah!!! #537115

Deborah Sandidge May 14, 2004

Thank you Colette~ #540175

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic May 15, 2004

Very sincere congrulations on making the finals with this shot Deborah - you already know what I think about it!! All the best from now on... (By the way, have you got an enlargement framed and hanging on your wall yet - if not you should do so ASAP!) #542570

Deborah Sandidge May 15, 2004

Thank you Carolyn, you are so sweet! Hubby promised to frame it for me asap. :o) #542646

Susie Peek-Swint May 17, 2004

Cool image Deborah~ many congrats! #545750

Deborah Sandidge May 17, 2004

Thanks Susan! #545952

Sandra Freyler September 30, 2005

WOW! Awesome image! Great choice of black and white! :) #1904887

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Uploaded on April 18, 2004

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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