welcome to the real world
I hope one more image of these beautiful beech trees is OK for you. Also found a little time to write down some thoughts in my humble English. Please excuse this.
First of all: this is not taken with an IR filter (infrared). The white parts are snow.
Well, I really love the two previous images ”reloaded” and “the beech tree” because they are very very close to what I had seen through the viewfinder. The colors and the dynamic ranges are very close to reality and I only did some basic processing. Which is good. I’m very proud of it because it shows me that a heavy treatment isn’t absolutely necessary to create a good image. I’m pretty sure these pictures wouldn’t look very different when taken on film.
Nevertheless I have to admit that I like this 3rd image the most. The b&w conversion and a few steps of processing give it a surreal look and separate it from the “normal” images (in my eyes). And this is one of the most important intentions why I’m into photography since two years: I try to show other people how the world looks like through my eyes, in my fantasy, in my mind. And I really love this world.
But wait! What if this “processed world” is the real world and what we all see every day through our blinded eyes isn’t real?? Which world would you prefer? Real or unreal? Blue or red pill?
Thank you for your attention. The floor is now open for discussion.
This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 20th, 2007 at 4:28 pm
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