Broken Down Shack in IR [20858 Special Effects ]

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Broken Down Shack in IR

Uploaded: June 07, 2006 03:59:14


Somewhere on the backroads of Madison County, IA. Used Olympus camera and the Hoya IR72 filter, which makes the greens turn to whites and darkens the skies. Also used graduated neutral density filter.


Dennis Flanagan level-classic June 07, 2006

You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.........

This house was a goldmine of shots Ken. The filter sure made the sky jump out. #460110

Lynne Morris June 07, 2006

What a wonderful IR capture Ken, the sky is amazing! #2863404

Nina Shields June 07, 2006

Ken, this is outstanding; you're a great advertisement for filters; terrific knowledge with wonderful results! #2863445

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 07, 2006

I was thinking that maybe this was Dennis's home in Washington! Nice find and capture Ken! Jeff #2863447

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 07, 2006

Terrific IR Ken, love the blue sky in contrast to the bw. #2863494

Jim Huffield June 07, 2006

Wonderful work Ken. Jim #2863503

Carla Metzler June 07, 2006

Wow, Ken! Wonderful image! #2863575

Sharon King June 07, 2006

Stunning image! I love the filter effect! #2863619

Roger Bernabo June 07, 2006

Love this Ken! Haunted could have described this scene too! #2863813

Ray Clarke June 07, 2006

Great subject for a IR shot Ken! Wonderful image!!!(R) #2863814

Rakesh Syal level-classic June 07, 2006

Outstanding image, Ken!! #2863831

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 07, 2006

So many treasures....another beautiful capture Ken! #2863849

Jeremy Henderson June 07, 2006

The sky is very powerful. It lends to the overall mystique of the location. IR also gives it an other-worldly aspect. Great work Ken! #2864011

Darren K. Fisher June 07, 2006

WOW this is a favorite for me. Outstanding job Ken. #2864043

eileen bedford June 07, 2006

Beautifully Done..... #2864215

Mary N C. Taitt June 07, 2006

Fabulous shot, great use of IT and ND filters, KEn, this is great! Mary :-) #2864240

Tamera S. Phillips June 07, 2006

Great shot Ken! I love the effects used. Looks kind of spooky. #2864242

Life Expressions June 07, 2006

Awesome effects. Really cool image, Ken. #2864545

David Phalen June 07, 2006

A wonderful, dramatic shot made special in IR. #2864864

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 07, 2006

Very the effects!! #2864869

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 07, 2006

Fantastic capture Ken. Love the effects. #2866492

Ken Smith level-classic June 07, 2006

Hi everyone. Thanks for your nice comments. #2866574

Kaye Burazin June 07, 2006

Outstanding Ken. I am blown away by the superb impact of this capture. A sure winner! #2866641

Kenneth Mucke June 07, 2006

simply SPECTACULAR Ken...really amazing work on this.... #2867045

Jill Odice level-classic June 07, 2006

Wow!!! I would love to have this hanging on my wall! If you ever want to trade anything , email me! This is incredible! Grand prize good! #2867149

Cristi Bastian June 07, 2006

Wow, Ken! I just LOVE the effects on this one! NICE JOB!!!! #2867226

Renee Doyle June 08, 2006

Fantastic IR work again Ken!!!! Love this image! Enjoyed catching up on all your new entries to your gallery - wonderful works!!!! #2867651

Revonda L. Gentry June 08, 2006

Awesome effects, I love the mood you created!! #2867655

Jenny Bosmans June 08, 2006

Outstanding image and work, Ken!! I simply love this!! Terrific mood!! #2868047

Hendrik Storme June 08, 2006

Wonderful mood, a great shot Ken! #2868139

Ken Smith level-classic June 08, 2006

Thanks so much for you kind words. I do enjoy the IR camera. #2868179

June 08, 2006

You have some absolutely amazing photos in your gallery, Ken. This is one of my favorites. You took a subject that is drab but interesting it made a fantastic composition. Well done!! #2869691

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 08, 2006

WOW! Is all I can say!!! WTG! #2871029

Carolyn Foster Spano June 08, 2006

Oh Ken, this is simply perfect! #2871034

Gilbert W. Covington June 08, 2006

Beautiful image, Ken. #2871116

Ronald F. Fischer June 09, 2006

Ken, this is one of the best IR images I have seen in a long time!! You are really motivating me to want to get a Hoya IR filter and try some of these shots on the old barns and abandoned farm sites around my part of the USA!! #2874418

Nadya Johnson June 10, 2006

Wow! VERY striking image, Ken! Pretty spooky looking place, especially in IR! Outstanding shot! #2878127

Pat Gamwell June 13, 2006

MAGNIFICENT, Ken! Love the blue in the sky in contrast to the IR effects of black/white! You are the master of IR! #2891729

John Connolly June 13, 2006

What a spooky image Ken! Great work! It must have been an incredibly long exposure for this one! #2892056

Susie Peek-Swint June 14, 2006

Wonderful shot Ken ~ great use of the IR filter.. stunning capture! #2896734

Bill Wyatt June 16, 2006

Fantastic use of the IR filter, beautiful composition and effects, Ken! #2903916

Cassie L. Woodlee June 17, 2006

Ken Beautiful Photo !!!! #2907374

She-She Killough July 04, 2006

Man is that a Spooky house or WHAT?! me the chills. ;) I LOVE it Ken. Great ALWAYS!!! #2984579

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 22, 2006

We haven't picked each others shots yet! I think this one will do great! #3062263

Kenneth Mucke July 24, 2006

WAY TO GO Ken....Congrats on your finalist #3072625

Jack R. Perry July 24, 2006

WTG Ken. #3073246

Renee Doyle July 24, 2006

Congratulations Ken - awesome finalist!!!

Life Expressions July 24, 2006

Congratulations, Ken!!!! #3073367

Pat Gamwell July 24, 2006

Oh yeah!!! This is no surprise...fabulous! BIG CONGRATS, my friend! #3073500

Su Sana E. P level-classic July 24, 2006

Ken, Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist! #3073583

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe July 25, 2006


ccc #3074004

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 25, 2006

Fantastic!! CONGRATULATIONS KEN!!! #3074517

Bill Wyatt July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Ken! #3074582

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 25, 2006

I knew this one would be there! Great shot! Congratulations! #3074906

Ronald F. Fischer July 25, 2006

Ken, congratulations on this awesome finalist!! #3075730

Karen Slagle July 25, 2006

Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Ken. Good luck next round... #3075751

Marie Fields July 25, 2006

Awesome image, Ken! Congratulations! #3077144

Jenny Bosmans July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Ken! :) #3077855

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 25, 2006

Ken, congratulations, on this fabulous finalist! #3077911

Jill Odice level-classic July 25, 2006

I bet we see this yet again Ken! Awesome :-) Congrats :-) #3078319

Emile Abbott level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulation on a supurb IR and finalist. #3078576

Rakesh Syal level-classic July 25, 2006

My heartiest congratulations!! #3078616

Sue L. Cullumber July 25, 2006

Ken, Just gorgeous! Very cool - congrats! #3078702

Kaye Burazin July 25, 2006

Congrats Ken, this had winner written all over it. Best of luck in the next round! #3078851

Susan Jane Allen level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations Ken!!!! I'll bet this is a winner! #3078971

Hendrik Storme July 25, 2006

Fantastic, Ken!!! Another winner!!! ;) #3080012

Carla Metzler July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Ken! #3081005

Roger Bernabo July 25, 2006

Congratulations ken this is a wonderful image; best of luck in the next round! #3081028

Tamara K. Walker level-classic July 25, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS on yours and mine. Thanks for the spot remover couldn't have done it with out you. #3081038

Revonda L. Gentry July 25, 2006

Awesome!! Congratulations, Ken!! #3081046

Cora Miller level-classic July 25, 2006

What a find! And your IR work made the most of the opportunity. Congratulations, Ken! #3081531

Sharon Day July 26, 2006

Awesome image, Ken!!! Wonderful IR work! I love the way you leave a little color in them! Congratulations and good luck next round! #3083772

Mary N C. Taitt July 26, 2006

Congratulations, Ken, on this superb finalist. I LOVE this one!!! :-) #3083951

Stephen Zacker July 26, 2006

You have inspired me to try IR sometime. Congratulations #3084739

She-She Killough July 26, 2006

No Surprise Here Ken! This is a winner in my book! Congrats!! #3085780

Kristi A. Howson July 26, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round Ken! #3087296

Nadya Johnson July 27, 2006

I thought we'd see this in the finalists, and "here it is!" So glad to see it, Ken. Congrats!! #3089266

Darryl Wilkinson July 27, 2006

Way to go, Mr. IR! Bring on the GOLD! #3090992

Kate Jackson July 27, 2006

This is really spunky! Way to go Ken! Congrtulations! #3091201

Su Sana E. P level-classic July 27, 2006

Congratulations on your Win, Ken!! #3092434

Darryl Wilkinson July 27, 2006

Here it is, Ken! Huge congratulations on your 2nd place win! WTG, Buddy! #3092436

She-She Killough July 27, 2006


Susan Jane Allen level-classic July 27, 2006

Congrats, Ken! #3092586

Gregg Johnstun July 28, 2006

Amazing shot. Pat yourself on the back. Congrats. #3092717

Kate Jackson July 28, 2006

Big congratulations Ken! #3092941

Jenny Bosmans July 28, 2006

Big Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Ken! Super! :) #3093290

Hendrik Storme July 28, 2006

Big congrats on this fantastic winner, Ken!!! #3093380

Donna W. Neal July 28, 2006

I Love this well deserved winner Ken.
Congratulations!!! #3093477

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe July 28, 2006

Congratulations, Ken, for this incredibly beautiful winner!!! Excellent!!!

ccc #3093765

Roger Bernabo July 28, 2006

Congratulations ken on your winning image! #3093863

Mary Timman July 28, 2006

Outstanding image. Love the look of the IR, but with the color. Congratulations. You really deserved this winner! #3093945

Cyn Valentine July 28, 2006

Congratulations Ken!! #3093952

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations Ken on you wonderful win!! <>< #3094030

Bill Wyatt July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your winner, Ken! #3094243

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations, Ken, on this fantastic second place win! Awesome! #3094251

Jim Kinnunen level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome image and winner, Ken!!!! #3094308

Dennis Flanagan level-classic July 28, 2006

With this winner, maybe we can get the Hotel California put on the historic register. #3094412

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 28, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Beautiful. Way to go Ken. #3094422

Judyann Plante July 28, 2006

Ken, Congratulations on this well-deserved win!!!

Judyann ><> #3094518

David Phalen July 28, 2006

Congrats Ken on a well deserved win! #3094671

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 28, 2006

FANTASTIC KEN!!!! So happy for you on this well deserved win!!!! YAHOOOOOOOOOO! #3094682

Carla Metzler July 28, 2006

Congratulations, Ken! :D #3095043

Mary L. Graham July 28, 2006

WOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOO!!!Congratulations Ken on a well deserved Win!!! =) #3095341

Nadya Johnson July 28, 2006

WAY TO GO, Ken!!!! Love this image, as you know. So glad to see it on the Winners' List!! A HUGE congratulations on this knock-out photo! Well done and very well deserved!! #3095664

Sharon Day July 28, 2006

BIG Congratulations on this awesome win, Ken!!! WTG!!! #3096054

TS July 28, 2006

Beautiful artist composition. Congrats. #3096056

William C. Raco level-classic July 28, 2006

Very fine work, Ken

Bill #3096716

Graham D. Sher July 28, 2006

great piece of work Ken - as evidenced by the number of responders! #3096989

Cora Miller level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Ken! #3097180

Colette M. Metcalf July 29, 2006

Wonderful image, Ken! Congratulations to you on your win!!! #3097606

Stephen Zacker July 29, 2006

Stunning. Congratulations #3098689

Ken Smith level-classic July 29, 2006

Thanks so much everyone for the awesome comments!! #3098713

Cathy Barrows July 29, 2006

Congrats on your win...gorgeous #3098918

Kaye Burazin July 29, 2006

A hearty congrats Ken. #3100272

Nobu Nagase July 30, 2006

Congrats, Ken!!! #3102869

Life Expressions July 30, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful second place win!! #3103152

Janine Russell level-classic July 30, 2006

Ken, congratulations on your Second Place win. #3103698

Renee Doyle July 30, 2006

I was so sure I had sent my congratulations here Ken but somehow they must of ended up in cyberspace - so please accept my late but huge congrats on your 2nd place win!!!

Kenneth Mucke July 31, 2006

A HUGE Congrats on this winner is sure well deserved #3105231

Emile Abbott level-classic August 01, 2006

Huge congratulation on this excellent 2nd place winner, Ken. #3111375

Karen Bacon August 09, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic winner!I could look at this all day! #3144708

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 10, 2006

This is a beautiful image Ken, a late congratulations! #3149755

Gregory Allen Collins January 27, 2007

Ken you have some stunning images. Well done. #3881368

Ron Roberts March 29, 2007


paola A. Jofre April 01, 2007

I loved your gallery !!
Congratulations Ken, Wow very impressive!! #4120080

Bambi L. Dingman October 16, 2008

Wonderful in every way!! #6611898

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