Palo Alto, CA – Horace Kwan’s HDR

Thanks to my buddy Horace Kwan for his great HDR…of me HDR’ing!  We were at Stanford University early AM recently and grabbed a few shots.  Little did I know Horace was taking my shot…sorry for moving a bit!!!  Very cool Horace!!!    Our main target  was the  Stanford Memorial Church….coming in HDR soon!  My gear in this shot – Manfrotto Carbon Fiber Tripod, Think Tank Backpack, Nikon D300, Nikon 12-24 f/4 lens and an old HDR Photographer under the baseball cap!  LOL    I get to SF so much…if you live in town…let me know and you can join us next time!!   (Marianne hope you can join us one day!!??)  Just let me know.

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Palo Alto, CA – Stanford University – Palm Tree (Infrared)

While in Northern CA last week.  We took an early Am visit to Stanford University.  I have a cool HDR coming soon!  But as my buddy Horace Kwan and I were walking through the courtyard, there were these nice palm trees around. We even saw a portrait photographer taking shots of a couple….the grounds are beautiful.  I can recall snapping this and telling Horace…hey even a simple Palm Tree looks cool in IR!   So here it is…a minimalist Palm Tree shot!   Infrared shots with Palm trees are a great combo!  What roads have Palm Trees lining them….now that would be a sweet shot!  Hmmm…Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, anywhere else???    Time to try that shot next in IR!   If I can find it.   Have fun!

Talke Photography Settings:

  • Camera:  Nikon D70S (Converted to Infrared)
  • Infrared Conversion:  D70S modified by LifePixel
  • Lens: Nikon 18-200 f/3.5-5.6
  • Setting: Aperture  Mode
  • Focal Length: 65.0mm
  • ISO: 200
  • Exposure:  1/8 sec
  • Aperture:  f/25
  • Gear:  Tripod
  • Post Process: Adobe CS4, Viveza