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wetlands - ir mono

Unread postby aa los banos » Thu May 19, 2011 4:42 pm

after the birds had gone at mid-day, i tried to shoot a part of the wetlands using the kitlens with an r72 infrared filter and this is the result in b/w....



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Re: wetlands - ir mono

Unread postby jbtaylor » Thu May 19, 2011 7:16 pm

Unusually calm water for mid-day.
A wonderful shot though. Hypnotic.

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Re: wetlands - ir mono

Unread postby Greg Beetham » Fri May 20, 2011 9:39 am

It's good to see WA has still got wetlands aa los banos, I heard you were having a very dry spell over there. It must have been a little after noon in the shot because of the non verticle shadow over on the right, lots of contrast, I like the log in the foreground.
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Unread postby Birma » Fri May 20, 2011 12:43 pm

Nice IR shot AA, great reflection.
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Unread postby aster » Sat May 21, 2011 7:42 am

Very neat, AA. : )

The stillness is really emphasized by the water, the reflections, the log and the IR conversion.

Thanks for sharing,

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Unread postby Juanito200 » Sat May 21, 2011 4:38 pm

Beautiful IR AA LB.. Great contrasts for an IR mono.. I love it
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Re: wetlands - ir mono

Unread postby aa los banos » Sun May 22, 2011 10:36 am

thank you guys! :D
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Unread postby DrScottNicol » Wed May 25, 2011 12:49 am

Very eerie shot - I love it.

One question, did you have your camera sensor altered in anyway (i've seen people post about sending them away to get converted) or is this simply the effect of using the filer and a little b&w coversion in post? If this is just a filter, has anyone tried this on a NEX or a55? I guess the slt might not be ideal due to the mirror but what about the NEX? You've made me curious now :-)

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Re: wetlands - ir mono

Unread postby Birma » Wed May 25, 2011 5:59 am

Hi Scott, AA says he used a filter at the top of the thread. Your question got me thinking about the Nex as I'm thinking of getting one soon. I found this link (sorry for cross posting to 'the other place' :twisted: ) http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/readflat.asp?forum=1042&thread=35951915&page=1
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Unread postby DrScottNicol » Wed May 25, 2011 10:40 am

Thanks Birma
looking at that thread, not sure I want to go the full conversion route detailed further on but the first poster was able to achieve a reasonable effect with just a filter and a long exposure - time to hunt down a suitable filter I think :-)
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Re: wetlands - ir mono

Unread postby aa los banos » Fri May 27, 2011 5:39 pm

Yes Scott I used a hoya filter and shoot b/w directly from the camera :)
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Re: wetlands - ir mono

Unread postby aa los banos » Tue May 31, 2011 1:21 am

another shot from the wetlands :D



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Re: wetlands - ir mono

Unread postby bakubo » Tue May 31, 2011 3:43 am

Your newest shot is really nice! I prefer it over the earlier one, but both are good.

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Re: wetlands - ir mono

Unread postby Birma » Tue May 31, 2011 6:41 am

I agree with Henry. More sky interest and more in the foreground seems to add balance.
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Re: wetlands - ir mono

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Tue May 31, 2011 7:48 am

I join Henry and Birma.
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