I recently had the opportunity to try out the Camsafe V9 anti-theft camera sling pack made by Pacsafe. If you are not familiar with Pacsafe, they design bags to keep your gear safe, and they do it with style. Let me put it this way, if James Bond needed a camera bag, . . […]
If you are looking for a low-cost, no-cost alternative to Photoshop, Lightroom, Corell, and the others, you may want to check out Autodesk’s Pixlr. The software many already know as a phone app is now available for free download to your PC or MAC. And here’s the surprise, It’s not bad, It works.
Sean Lara is a photographer in Colorado who incorporates Infrared photography into Wedding Portraiture.
I heard it once said that you haven’t arrived as an artist until someone steals your work. Unfortunately the internet makes it easier everyday for someone to just take that perfect image you worked so hard to create.
If you are like me and love to shoot landscapes in Infrared, when it comes to lenses, the wider the better. Wide angle, no lets go Ultra wide.
The Cotton Belt Rail Depot is located in downtown Saint Louis, MO,USA. The Cotton Belt Depot was built in 1911 and was in service for many years, and then just left alone for several decades. I have photographed the Cotton Belt Depot for the last several years, with the permission of its current owners. It […]
If you are shooting with a Fujifilm X-T1, I have some exciting news for you.
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John Powell is an Infrared artist from the UK. His Infrared images have such emotion and depth to them .
Have you ever looked at a new product and thought,… “It’s about time!” or “why didn’t I think of this? Well this happened to me when I tried out the new Cap Gorilla. I’ve heard it said there is genius in simplicity and this item proves it. The basic idea behind Cap Gorilla is it […]
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 […]
Not many people realize that we have an affiliate program or what that even means so I have decided to write a short post to help explain what it’s all about and how you can take advantage of it. Question: What the heck is an affiliate program?
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.