052305stream.jpgThe light from a full moon plays tricks with rocks and water on a stream near Sandy Flats Road in Floyd County. No, this image was not altered in Photoshop. I simply changed the white balance on my Canon EOS1Ds Mark II to tungsten to provide altered colors and then stepped up the gain to saturate the colors. We used to do the same thing with film, using indoor color slide film, for example, for outdoor shots.

The rushing water is smoothed out by shooting at a slower shutter speed (in this case, an eighth of a second. I also used a polarizing filter to cut down on glare from the water and deepen the colors