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Expanding Color

Sometimes simple operations can produce very interesting images. Key to success is an image whose elements are strong, but whose color or tint might not be. I nearly discarded the image seen above, because it looked murky and the forms weren’t all that obvious with the out-of-the-camera JPEG. I’m glad I gave it a chance, because the result is striking.

The creative process

What follows are the steps I used to create the final image. It was more an issue of experimentation than anything particularly complicated; infrared images often hide “goodies” that a little probing can bring out as discussed on the various workflow pages: inverting and swapping color grayscale conversion, etc.

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