Friday, December 22, 2006



Blogger micki said...


Camera - Minolta Maxxum 7000
Film - Kodak HIE infrared rated at ISO 100
Shutter Speed - 1/3
Aperture Setting - f-22 Aperture Mode
Lens - Minolta 28-85mm zoom lens @ 40mm
#25 red filter and polarizer filter
Scanning Method - My scan from my cheap little hp officejet 5510v all-in-one copy/scanner/faxer/printer

It is hoped that you would respect my ownership of the images posted here on Shutterbug Underexposed, despite the ease with which you could copy my photos. If you would like a true photographic print of any of my images, please contact me at and I will be happy to provide you with one.

Oh, have I got the most wonderful news to share with all of you!! But it will have to wait for another day or two. That won’t be a problem, though, as there is so much to keep us busy at this time of year.

Hard to believe the holiday season is almost over. I’ll miss the warm glow in the house from all the lights. And the carols. I’ll miss playing the carols.

We’ve got a lot of rain and above normal temps heading our way over the next week and a half. The daffodils are up about three inches high and many of the trees and bushes have budded within the past couple of weeks, only to be put on hold by a cool evening here and there. Such a mild winter we’re having.

I still haven’t received back the “unique films” I sent out to the lab. I’m expecting it to take awhile, as I sent them two rolls of film and three enlargement orders. Maybe the week after next I’ll have a shot to post from that order. Until then, I have this infrared shot that I took back in June. This old farm has a lot of great buildings, and although there is a no trespassing sign, an old driveway allows for me to park and take a few shots with a zoom lens on the camera. I’ll be back here next spring with more infrared in the camera and again in the fall. I missed the colors there this year.

I appreciate everyone’s continued visits and comments during this busy end of the year time. Thank you.

8:59 AM  
Anonymous Ron said...

Trees are budding?! That's crazy! What a great winter we are having so far :)

I have never done infrared film, but I always loved the look of it though!

9:14 AM  
Anonymous Laurie said...

It's been warm here during the day with the occasional frosty mornings.

Thi sis a lovely shot and it looks like snow!

9:34 AM  
Anonymous Paul said...

I love the IR shots. I may be shooting them myself, soon. Right now I am high bidder on an Olympus 35 RC rangefinder camera! I just feel the need to shoot some B&W film. You know, go back to a simpler time. :-)

So, you'll need to let me know where you get your outdated film and your processing! :-)

I can't wait to hear the wonderful news! Are you having another young'n? ;-)

9:51 AM  
Anonymous Doug said...

Beautiful IR image. The composition combined with the high contrast of the IR film is very pleasing.

1:08 PM  
Anonymous John said...

This works well, your season seems very advanced, daffodils sprouting. Oh for an old fashioned winter.

1:13 PM  
Blogger photowannabe said...

Daffodils and Christmas..somehow that doesn't jive....amazing country we live in.
Great picture, glad you fudged on the no tresspassing sign a bit.
Thanks for your nice comments on my blog.

1:43 PM  
Anonymous P.J. said...

The infared is pretty cool. Never used it, but I like the results.

1:53 PM  
Anonymous H.O said...

Great shot again Micki!
Merry Christmas and Happy holiday!! :-)

2:09 PM  
Anonymous Jeff Ambrose said...

The holiday season is almost over? Crap I haven't even started shopping yet.

2:20 PM  
Anonymous AG said...

Some folks in the excitement of using a special camera or a specialty film clean forget to compose a decent image. Not a problem you have, Micki! This woulda still looked presentable in a Polaroid.

2:29 PM  
Anonymous Still said...

Fine infrared shot. That's gives a magical touch to all things. Nice details there.

2:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This may be my favorite to date!

Serious good here.
happy Holidays.

6:51 PM  
Anonymous Raymond Tse said...

I love infrared and this is a great example. Well done micki.

10:25 PM  
Anonymous Ashish Sidapara said...

Lovely IR!
Merry Christmas and Happy holidays to you!!

10:55 PM  
Blogger Wingnut said...

really really cool!

11:49 PM  
Anonymous jess said...

hi micki! nice infrared work! you and a few others are really tempting me to the other side . . .
have a wonderful holiday if i don't make it here again beforehand, and thanks for being such a wonderful, heartful blogger.

12:07 AM  
Anonymous NoWords said...

love your IR shots!

3:20 AM  
Blogger Gardengirl said...

Great photo Micki!!! We are getting rain here along with
above normal temps too. Today is the beginning of our family gatherings and it will go on until the end of week. Merry Christmas to you and your family.
P.S. I love the picture of your little critter that you posted yesterrday.

5:39 AM  
Anonymous Chris said...

Beautiful work, Micki. I love your infrared work. Great framing with this one.

7:56 AM  
Anonymous BobC said...

Very nice infra red work and best wishes for the new year.

8:29 AM  
Anonymous Duncan Galbraith said...

hey micki, its great to catch up with you again (i've just got back from a wee break). Lovely IR. Id love to experiment with it myself one day. Hope you have a wonderful christmas micki. all the best to you and yours.

10:00 AM  
Anonymous Otto K. said...

What a wonderful shot, Micki. Can't wait to hear the news. :-)

10:34 AM  
Blogger Susan Jones said...

There are few gifts one can give that last a lifetime, the inspiration you’ve so willingly and unselfishly shared with the world through your art and talent is one. I’ve been a fortunate benefactor, thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and the very best of the new year to you and yours.

10:49 AM  
Anonymous Suby said...


A Happy festive period to you and your family, hope you guys have a fun fill Christmas and a wonderful New Year. Yup we taking a break from the blogging and really taking photographs to just chill.

We will be back soon so don't miss us too much :)

Suby & Sinem

10:54 AM  
Blogger Donncha said...

Love this, the infrared gives it a great glow!


3:10 PM  
Blogger Cool Daddio said...

Great look. You keep inspiring me. Must try infared.

3:28 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

I love your infrared shots. This one is especially nice:)

3:50 PM  
Blogger frame of mind said...

Your IR images are always a treat :-)

8:53 AM  
Anonymous armeen said...

i love infrared photos. they are so unexpected and this one is no exception :)

8:47 PM  

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home