Friday, November 12, 2010

Lily Pad #3, MOBOT, Infrared HDR

This is actually a picture repost.  While I liked the first version, it was really flat.  Older, wiser and armed with Nik HDR Efex, I processed the brackets using a landscape preset I made just for infrared tone mapping.  The monochrome was created in Nik Silver Efex Pro, then toned in Lightroom 3.  The

The infrared color HDR turned out more interesting than usual.  It looks like some sort of UV glow painting.   

Lens: AF Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 D 
Camera: Nikon D100
Exposure: ISO 200, brackets around f/16 @ 1/6s, Cokin P007, Polarizer, Auto WB, tripod
Lighting: Daylight, filtered through trees, late afternoon
Location: Missouri Botanical Gardens GPS
Dates: Capture - October 9, 2008, Processing - November 12, 2010
Processing: RAW file in Lightroom 3, Nik HDR Efex, Photoshop CS5 and Nik Silver Efex Pro 

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