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Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon Territory, Canada
March 20, 2014

Seeing Reds

Tombstone Territorial Park in Canada’s Yukon Territory is photographed using Kodak aerochrome infrared film. Originally intended for aerial photography to indicate areas of vegetation in surveys and to find camouflaged military encampments, this infrared-sensitive, false-color reversal film turns plant life a majestic red or purple hue while nonplant life often renders in gray or blue.

Photographer Daniel Zvereff made this image as part of a project documenting the changing landscapes of the Arctic, which was featured recently on our photography blog Proof.

Photograph by Daniel Zvereff

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