Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Blog Guelph: In a different light

Japanese Garden by Bruce Shapka
Japanese Garden, a photo by Bruce Shapka on Flickr.

Today I've opted to showcase Guelph "in a different light"... via the dreamy, otherworldly 
infrared (IR) photography of Bruce Shapka. The photos I've chosen are reminiscent of landscapes I've been drawn to in 3D virtual worlds.

IR, as it applies to photography, is the art of capturing invisible light, and when done right the results, as you can see, are really attention grabbing!

If you're interested in learning about this technique there are numerous tutorials on the interwebs. For those with a DSLR, a good place to start might be photographylife.com's Introduction to Infrared Photography. iPhoneographers can check out infrared app reviews on lifeinlofi.com or iphoneography.com

Want to see more of Bruce's IR work? Check out his flickr set.

Guelphonographers, if you create any share-worthy infrared images, tweet them with the #guelphonography hashtag and/or add them to the guelphonography flickr group, okay?


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For more great Guelph photos, try these links:

Downtown Guelph, University of Guelph, The Guelph Hillside Festival or The Guelph Lake Conservation Area.

On the other hand, you may be curious about what the City of Guelph looked like last October or maybe Spring.

Indeed you may be the type that would love to wade through our deep and refreshing archives. There are over 5,000 terrific Guelph photos, taken by a growing tribe of fantastic photographers, currently available for your viewing pleasure. Check out the Blog Guelph archives located 'back up there' and appropriately titled: Blog Guelph Archives.