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Nils’s Year Ending Photos Include Use of Infrared Photography
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On a quick trip to Montana in early November Nils spotted this beautiful bighorn ram near Sula. “When I was in college, I spent summers fighting forest fires with the U.S. Forest Service out of Sula and we saw these sheep once in a while. It’s wonderful to see they’re still there.”
   
Saturday, January 1, 2022
 

STORY BY KAREN BOSSICK

PHOTOS BY NILS RIBI

Sun Valley photographer Nils Ribi has again sorted through the 43,000-plus photographs he took during the Year 2021 to share his absolute favorites with Eye on Sun Valley readers.

As with his Christmas photos, these show the beauty of nature that Nils trained his eye on while trying to keep his distance from crowds during the second year of the pandemic.

 
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The December “Full Cold Moon” rose over Sun Valley’s Elkhorn just before the valley got a big dump of snow for Christmas and New Year’s. “I love shooting the moon,” said Nils.
 

The pandemic, says Nils, allowed him to slow down. And that, in turn, has given him time to think about things in more detail.

“It also had the same effect on my photos of the (Sun Valley Music Festival) this year, which were probably among the best ones I’ve taken in the 11 years I’ve been seriously shooting it,” he added.

Part of that downtime was the chance to explore infrared photography, which typically involves using film or an image sensor that is sensitive to infrared light. In digital cameras, you remove the infrared blocking filter.

An infrared-passing filter, for instance, lets infrared light pass through to the camera but blocks most of the visible light spectrum so that the filter looks black or red. Often, you’ll see dark skies with striking clouds in this type of work.

 
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Nils had some spare time while journeying to Twin Falls for a medical appointment and took advantage of it to find a quiet place down by the river to experiment with infrared photography.
 

Most of the infrared photography Nils has done so far have been in black and white. But he did try infrared photography using some interesting colors when he shot the photo of the Perrine Bridge during a trip to Twin Falls.

“I love taking pictures in black and white whenever I can,” he said.

Hopefully, these photos will get your New Year’s off to a beautiful start.


 

 
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Nils crossed off a bucket list box when he captured the sunset behind a wave splashing against the rocks at Ruby Beach in Olympic National Park.
 
 
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Nils fought off this week’s bone-chilling temperatures to take this photo of Griffin Butte and the Reinheimer Barn on Tuesday. “It was just after the last big snowstorm let up and the sun started to break through. Yep, one of my favorites of the year!”
 

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