This is the top of a cypress tree in Heron Pond and an experiment in monochrome HDR. Starting with five one stop brackets processed in Nik HDR Efex using a presets I made for landscapes, I finished the picture in Lightroom 3 with a custom "Color Isolate Red" development preset.
Lens: Nikkor AF-S 50mm f1.4 G
Camera: Nikon D700
Exposure: ISO 200, five brackets around f/11.0 @ 1/250s, Auto WB, tripod
Location: Cache River Natural Area, Heron Pond GPS
Dates: Capture - October 29, 2010, Processing - October 30, 2010Processing: RAW file in Lightroom 3, Nik HDR Efex, Nik Silver Efex Pro