One of the biggest challenges a photographer faces when taking Infrared portraits is the “Dead Eyes” Because the eyes absorb light to create mental images, less is reflected back to the sensor, making the area of the eyes appear darker.
Canon released its fourth version of Digital Photo Professional, the software that comes with the camera. If you are a Nikon user, you just yawned, but for Canon users this is exciting news. DPP 4.0 will work with 64 bit operation systems and offers updates and improvements over the previous version, notably the ability to […]
I want to show you a relatively simple way to jazz up your images and give them an artsy look. This involves blending layers. Simply put, we are going to stack two images, one on top of the other and then blend the two. Watch this short video. For this video, I am using Photoshop […]
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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 […]
Like most photographers, I have that shelf where old cameras go to die and collect dust. Recently, I took one and had it converted to Super Color Infrared. My experience with shooting Infrared has been with 3 cameras. First, the standard R72 (720nm) filter, a tripod, and very, very long exposures. Then I moved up […]
How many times have you had a quick opportunity for that great shot, but when you grab your camera something just isn’t right? Here’s a couple of simple ideas
Infrared Behind the Scenes – Stock Camera with External IR Filters This video is about shooting infrared with a stock camera using external IR filters – Infrared modified camera makes this much simpler, about as simple as normal photography.
Infrared focus marks on SLR lenses The video explains how infrared light focuses differently with lenses intended for visible light photography and how the focus shifts a different amount depending on the lens and focal length.
According to recent reports, Canon, Nikon and Sony are the only three camera companies predicted to survive the Smart Phone revolution. Sales of small point n shoot cameras have declined, and sales of mirrorless cameras have not met expectations.
New Site is Now Live After months of hard work the new site is up and running. We’ve added lots of great features, new logo, improved navigation and a new shopping system. Explore the site Awesome new video published The video showcases some great infrared photography and cinematography while explaining how infrared conversion works and […]
Klaus Priebe is a Photographer and artist living in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He works in both Infrared and color, and his work is nothing short of stunning. 1. Welcome Klaus, How long have you been a photographer? I have been enjoying photography for over 30 years now. I started my love for photography in […]
Now that Spring has arrived, why not capture all those beautiful flowers in IR? Infrared can give such an amazing take on Spring Flowers. I’d like to share some techniques and suggestions for capturing beautiful images of flowers. 1. Start with the basics, shoot in RAW and do a custom white balance. Select an area […]
Jane Linders is an award-winning photographer whose prints are in numerous national and international collections. Jane has exhibited her work everywhere from her hometown of St Louis, Missouri to the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. She is a tireless image maker, whose work can be seen in galleries, books, magazines and newspapers. Interviewed by Dan Wampler 1. […]
The Vernal equinox occurs today, making it the first day of Spring. Now that Spring has arrived, why not try capturing some Spring foliage in IR? Infrared creates a totally different look. Here’s some to enjoy.
Since this is my first posting, I wanted to explain a few things. My intention is show you ways to become a better Infrared Photographer, and enjoy the experience of capturing IR images. The important thing to keep in mind is this is an art form, and as such there many ways to create stunning Infrared images. What […]
As many of you already know Nikon has released a special edition D800E version of its super high 36 megapixel resolution D800 camera body. Essentially the two cameras are identical in every way except the lack of the AA filter or Anti Aliasing filter in the D800E along with a higher price tag. Why the […]
Be sure to watch this film now as it may be taken down soon! The film was shot with a Canon C300 and an infrared converted Canon 5D mk2. “When you find me” is the result of a photo competition were 8 final photographs were selected from almost 100,000 submissions. Those photographs were then used […]
If you’re a Nikon or a Canon user and considering shooting infrared or already are shooting infrared and just looking to upgrade from an older model you’d never normally even consider going to an outside brand camera. Well, you really should! At least open it up as an option as there are some great advantages.
My earliest memories are of spinning a globe, always drawn to the last mysterious corners of the world. Photographing the people, festivals and sacred sites in the tribal areas of Asia, my passion is to visually capture the rituals that define our lives and to create images that explore our human connections as they are […]