Fern and Infra Red Tree in Saratoga

Mar 02, 2016

I've been inside for a while, I decided to go out and take some LS911 photos, so I drove to Saratoga looking for some ferns to photograph. Ansel Adams fern photos have been on my mind for a while. I wasn't able to find the fern I was looking for, but I got this shot. Later I'll go into the forest and find the perfect fern. 

Fern in Saratoga

Camera: LS911-3a Pre-Production Camera
Large format digital camera (single shot sensor, size bigger than 8x10 inch)
Taylor-Hobson Cooke 8.25 Inch 4.5 Series II Aviar Lens
February 25, 2015
By HWY 9 Saratoga, CA, USA

Since the camera was setup, I took a 4k video of the ferns and blew on them for a little action:


YouTube reduces quality, so ask for a link to the full file.

On my way back from the mountains I stopped at the Saratoga library. I wanted to take a close up of some blossoms on a branch, but this tree stood out and I thought that it would contrast well with the sky in IR. I was going to take a comparison shot with my Canon 6D but I couldn't see anything through the IR 950 filter, so I didn't.

Blossoming Tree Heritage Orchard by the Saratoga City Library Infra Red

Camera: LS911-3a Pre-Production Camera
Large format digital camera (single shot sensor, size bigger than 8x10 inch)
Fujinon SF lens 1:5.6 / 250 mm
Infra Red 950 pass filter
February 25, 2015
Heritage Orchard by the Saratoga City Library
Saratoga, CA, USA
37° 16' 8.40" N, 122° 0' 57.60" W

Tags: Saratoga, Fern, Tree
Category: New Photos

Bill Charbonnet


Founder of LargeSense, the maker of large format digital cameras and backs.

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