IR in the Park

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© Paul Lavallee
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Spring blossoms in the park captured in the beauty of IR light.

An explanation on how I achieved this effect in my story You Too Can Shoot Infrared Film!

Created using my Holga 120Nwith Efke IR820 B&W Infrared film. Photo scanned with an Epson Perfection V700. No digital manipulation other than dust & scratch removal.


45 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    This is stunning!!!

  • Ty Taylor

    Ty Taylor gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    I love IR photos and this is beautiful.

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker (Deleted) gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Another gorgeous shot. I suspect this would be stunning even without the IR, but it adds that "something" to it.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    "We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.” Denis Waitley

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Beautiful shot! Well done.

  • Jose Antonio González

    Jose Antonio González gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Perfect for IR!

  • John Tanner

    John Tanner said (10 Jul 2009):

    great story and stunning pictures

    i'v got to try this!!!!!!!

    thanks paul

  • Desiree Adams

    Desiree Adams gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    Like a dream Paul one I would love to have. Brava!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (11 Jul 2009):

    What a fabulous tranquil scene..

  • Glen Barrington

    Glen Barrington (Deleted) said (11 Jul 2009):

    Excellent. I'm not a big fan of IR, but this one is special.

  • James Stegeman

    James Stegeman gave props (11 Jul 2009):

    very cool with the IR!

  • May Vokaty

    May Vokaty gave props (12 Jul 2009):

    this is gorgeous!

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (12 Jul 2009):

    So cool and beautiful!

  • Chibelle

    Chibelle said (14 Jul 2009):

    gorgeous. i wanna go there. :)

  • Antonio Romero

    Antonio Romero gave props (18 Jul 2009):

    Great shot

  • Jeff Clark

    Jeff Clark gave props (19 Jul 2009):

    Stunning work as always Paul!

  • Ed Puskas

    Ed Puskas gave props (24 Jul 2009):

    Wow, an amazing IR shot. Great article as well

  • Ryan C. Mcmahon

    Ryan C. Mcmahon gave props (25 Jul 2009):


  • Teresa Jozef

    Teresa Jozef gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    nice photo

  • Jazz Kate

    Jazz Kate gave props (4 Aug 2009):

    This is really amazing. :)

  • Jason Lee

    Jason Lee gave props (5 Aug 2009):

    Love it. It has such a smooth glassy ethereal quality.

  • Jonathan Davis

    Jonathan Davis gave props (6 Aug 2009):

    These are beautiful - motivates me to give IR a try.

  • Mykola Swarnyk

    Mykola Swarnyk gave props (15 Aug 2009):

    Amazing landscape!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (19 Aug 2009):

    Simply gorgeous

  • Seth Deibel

    Seth Deibel gave props (20 Aug 2009):


  • Oriel Banne

    Oriel Banne gave props (22 Aug 2009):

    yes, an amazing shot!!

  • bryan riedford

    bryan riedford said (25 Aug 2009):


  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (30 Aug 2009):

    Wow! It's Great!

  • Thomas Wiederhold

    Thomas Wiederhold said (31 Aug 2009):


  • Dorothy Burwell

    Dorothy Burwell gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    Fabulous shot! love this.

  • seanie blue

    seanie blue said (2 Oct 2009):

    should be in a book dude. last moment in the life of a universe?

  • Ashe Johnson

    Ashe Johnson said (8 Oct 2009):

    I absolutely LOVE this.

  • Rogério Salgado-Martins

    Rogério Salgado-Martins (Deleted) gave props (13 Oct 2009):

    This is absolutelly amazing.

  • Fernando Villalobos

    Fernando Villalobos said (29 Dec 2009):

    paul, this is just awsome.

  • jeff case

    jeff case (Deleted) said (28 Mar 2010):

    great photo and wonderful work

  • Eric Ianuzi

    Eric Ianuzi (Deleted) gave props (2 Apr 2010):


  • ashton gosnell

    ashton gosnell gave props (29 May 2010):

    this is sooo peaceful. and beautiful!

  • Chibelle

    Chibelle gave props (26 Oct 2010):

    Lovely Composition - So much to see but without feeling cluttered!

  • Rebecca Raber

    Rebecca Raber said (12 Jun 2011):


  • Carol Holmes

    Carol Holmes gave props (10 Feb 2012):

    Excellent!!!!!!!! *V*

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (14 Feb 2012):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (29 Feb 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper gave props (13 May 2012):

    omgomgomgomgomgomgomgomgomgomgomg... inhale... omgomgomgomgomgomgomgomg!!

  • christa masters

    christa masters gave props (14 May 2012):

    SO gorgeous

  • Vincent J. DeSanto

    Vincent J. DeSanto gave props (16 Nov 2015):

    A very striking image, well done.

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