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. […]

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 […]

Lily Pads in Infrared

Lily Pads in Infrared

Taken with a Fuji IS-Pro UVIR. 720nm IR pass filter. Post-processed with the red-blue channel swap procedure in Gimp. For a bigger version, see this picture in my Flickr gallery. Related articles Infrared Hawk Watch North Park Boat House IR Revisited Infrared photography with the Hoya R72 Beyond Visible: 100 Years Of Infrared Photographs

Hulton Bridge, Oakmont, PA

Hulton Bridge

The Hulton Bridge in Oakmont, PA is due for replacement. It’s going to be a year or two yet until everything is done, but who knows when I’ll have another chance to capture it for prosperity before construction alters the view. The images are  false-color infrared, except for one converted to black and white. All […]

Old Stone House, false color IR

Old Stone House in Infrared

I stopped briefly at Old Stone House near Slippery Rock, PA, for a few false color infrared photographs of the exterior. I have passed this place a hundred times in the last 20 years; I finally had a chance to get out of the car! It’s only open weekends in the summer; hopefully in the […]

Hillman Park View in false color IR Hillman Park View, false color infrared

Hillman Park View, Infrared

Hillman Park is located in Fayette County. In the background is the leading ridge of the Allegheny mountains. This false color infrared image was made with a Fujifilm FinePix IS Pro UVIR DSLR camera, a Nikon 18-55mm AF-S VR lens, and a Tiffen #25 red filter. ISO 400, 1/1140 sec, f/13. Post-processing in Gimp and […]

Snow Trillium, infrared

Snow Trillium Infrared

The Snow Trillium (Trillium nivale) captures our attention once more, this time in infrared. The flowers at this patch are in peak bloom at the moment. It will not last forever. Many other flowers are beginning to sprout in this sudden spring. The snow trillium blossoms will fade, and other colorful suitors will distract the […]