Allegheny Front in infrared

Allegheny Front IR

¬†Click to see this image at Flickr, larger, higher resolution versions that have not been butchered by WordPress’ el crappo compression algorithm. This is the view from the Allegheny Front hawk watch, looking northeast over Bedford County, Pennsylvania. Taken with a 720nm modified Nikon D70, with what turns out to be a very dirty sensor. […]

Two trees in infrared

Two Trees in 790nm

Lake Arthur, Moraine State Park, Pennsylvania. Taken with a Nikon 18-55mm AF-S VR on a 720nm modified D70. Post-processed with the channel swap technique. I’ve been here before to take pictures in infrared. Here’s an earlier version from a previous visit, which was taken with a 590nm filter on an IR sensitive¬†camera.

Artesian well at Jennings Environmental Education Center (a state park), Pennsylvania. False color IR.

Artesian Well in 590nm

This artesian well is at Jennings Environmental Education Center (a state park). The bold blue where the water is hitting the rocks is actually a bright rusty red in real color. This well has a high iron content. It is probably connected to an abandoned deep coal mine nearby. There is an abandoned-mine-drainage treatment system […]



Something from the archives for you. This was a handheld long exposure. I did not have a tripod that day. I was finding rocks and anything I could to brace on. I had lots of fails, but this one caught my eye as an interesting mistake. It has an impressionist flair, don’t you think? Photo […]

Green Frog, Rana clamitans

Very Green Green Frog

Green frog. No, not just a green frog, a very green Green Frog. Species Rana clamitans. This male is in fine breeding color. Males have a yellow throat as well as a large tympanum, about twice the size of the eye. Females lack the green throat and have a smaller tympanum. The green in this […]