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Dreamthreads by Mr-Frenzy Dreamthreads by Mr-Frenzy
This is a piece thats been in the works for some time now. Someone once said to me that you cant shoot IR with the canon 5d, well, here's the proof that it can be done.

When i first approached the spot with the boat, the light was poor, the scene didn't look too interesting, but i thought, hey better give it a go. After some tinkering with different ideas i suddenly remembered my infrared filter sitting at the bottom of my cam bag. And the wind was nowhere to be seen so the conditions for IR were perfect.

Once back into photoshop i aimed for a colorful/juicy look to this one, trying to enhance the dreamlook i was aiming for.

The picture is made up of 2 pictures blended and tweeked together, the reference and the IR. The reference was shot at 70mm, ISO 250, shutterspeed 1/50s and aperture at f/5.6. The IR was shot with the same settings except the custom whitebalance and the 124s shutterspeed :)

Hope you guys like this one. I had a lot of fun making it.

Tools of the trade: Canon eos 5D, Canon 24-70mm f2.8L USM, Hoya IR, Photoshop CS2, coffee :D
Working time: 7 hours, shooting included.
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:iconbergersen:
Ooooo! Thats amazing! Colors are superb, and really sharp details! =)

What you mean cant take IR shots? Aint it just a filter? Is it camera dependent?

Want to try it out you see, but have no idea how it works.
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MicioMacho Oct 11, 2007   Photographer
Refined photo! Bravo! :D
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AidenVenis Feb 16, 2007  Student Interface Designer
Nice picture! Really need to keep in mind that IR filter when i'm gonnen buy an dSLR :P
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:iconpsiiou:
You ve got an amazing gallery... Great talent you have :heart:
I'll come back to see your newest .
:blowkiss:
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Mr-Frenzy Feb 7, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
thank you for the nice words
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:icontisbone:
124s... wow! I guess you can't shoot IR with a 5d, unless you're very very Very patient ;)
nice effect though. I love the colours and DOF
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Mr-Frenzy Dec 29, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
its ironic you know, when you really want to shoot ir, you either have to buy a dedicated cam, or just get an old one that has a crappy anti-ir :) but give it enough time and you'll get the right amount of light through. thanks for the comment :hug:
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:icontisbone:
..or get a nikon! :D
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Mr-Frenzy Jan 10, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
*nods*
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:icononegirl-all-onherown:
stunning...the whole photo is just perfect.
wonderful work
fav!
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