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The Path

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Taken before all the leaves fell from the trees at Sedgwick County Park, Wichita, Ks.  I was shooting fall color but this has had an infrared style filter applied in post processing.  I think this was one of the filters built into Lightroom.  The color version is nice too, but the leaves here were still mostly green, so I got out of hand with the filter thing.


6 responses

  1. Cedric Canard

    Charles, I don’t think anything is overdone here. More like done to perfection. That tree (with its split personality–one straight trunk and the other half more “normal”) really stands out. I like the subtle surrealism your treatment gives this scene. I can’t stop looking at it.

    December 7, 2013 at 2:36 pm

  2. Cedric is right, this is very well done. I know that the use of filters requires some restraint but you have managed that in this shot. I have not done much with the IR filter but this is great incentive for me to give it a try. Now to find some green leaves!

    December 7, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    • Thanks Ken. My first digital camera was an old 2.1 megapixel (I think) Olympus. It became semi-famous because it had filter threads on the front of the lens, and you could buy an infrared filter for it, which I did. It was a lot of fun, (I had always intended to try infrared film but had never done so.) These post processing infrared filters seem to do quite a good job replicating the look. If I had lots of $$ I would be tempted to send my older D200 in to be converted for full time infrared, but I don’t see that happening anytime soon.

      December 17, 2013 at 11:24 am

  3. beautiful 🙂

    December 23, 2013 at 12:10 am

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