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Fruitstand - Infrared

14 September, 2008 (13:31)

fruit-stand-0450-copy Fruitstand - Infrared

It’s taken me a while to get around to it, but I’ve made a Lightroom preset that creates this interpretation from the Lifepixel converted XT RAW file.  It uses one of the custom DNG profiles I made and a bunch of LR tweaks.  I’m pretty happy with it so far.  It does have a tendency to blow out highlights, but that can be easily corrected with one of the graduation filters, or by dropping the exposure a bit.  But it’s a very good starting point.

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Comment from Scott Fillmer
Time: September 14, 2008, 3:38 pm

wow, that looks great… found a plugin for ps that does something similar but haven’t messed with it yet, these look great.

Comment from Dave Beckerman
Time: September 14, 2008, 3:45 pm

Thanks! I have never been able to get a really good infrared look from a normal file which is why I went through the Lifepixel route. Even then, it took me some time to get a good b&w look from the infrared file. But I’ve got it down now.

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