The Black Saturday bushfires in central Victoria occurred on the 7th of February, 2009. The day had temperatures that peaked at 46.4 degrees Celsius (115.5 Fahrenheit) and very high winds. Continue reading “After the Fires, an Infrared Photography Series Dedicated to Resilience and Recovery, Part 1”
I do love infrared photography. So when testing other cameras I still had my IR camera handy.
Last weekend I was out in the country. I had a number of cameras in for testing, specifically the Olympus E-510, Nikon D300 and Sony a350, and so decided to head off to my favorite bit of the world at present and do a day of shooting. It was great though the weather was less than perfect.
As is my normal practice when at all possible, I took my converted for infrared Canon 350D along for the ride. In between testing these other cameras (reviews up shortly) I also got some shooting in with the IR camera.
I’ve been processing these images a bit differently lately. Some I’ve been handling just in Aperture, a program I am growing to love. Others have been going through Adobe Camera RAW. Here I’ve been using the new Vibrancy control to increase the color saturation of the subtle color my camera typically gives me.
Here I used the Hue/Saturation control to adjust the overall color of the image
Does this look like a shot of a toy landscape to anyone else? It sure does to me.
It is autumn in Australia and I was curious to see how the landscape would render in infrared.
It is autumn in Australia and I decided to head off on Saturday out of Melbourne to Mount Macedon, a cooler area that also has a lot of European trees. I was very curious to see how the landscape would appear with my converted for infrared Canon 350D.
The photographs below were all taken in an impressive garden that was open to the public. It is called Tieve Tara and they have their own website.