Often when processing Infrared images, the decision is made to swap color channels to create the stunning blue skies we love to see. While the process is not difficult, I have found a way to swap color channels quickly.
If you are using Paint Shop Pro or Photoshop, there is a free plugin from a group called Flaming Pear http://www.flamingpear.com/
The bottom of the list there is a section called “Free plugins” Select the operating system, download the plugins and install. If you are unsure on how to install plugins, they have an explanation in the “FAQ” section.
Now let me show you how simple it is to use.