Exploring the world through infrared eyes.
The peculiarities of infrared photography lie in it’s ability to capture what the eye cannot see. Infrared photography captures radiation wavelengths just beyond the visible spectrum. Characteristics of infrared photographs are deep black skies, bright white foliage and sometimes bright blue skies. Often quite mundane scenes can be transformed into extraordinary images when captured with infrared.
Most cameras are fitted with sensors to cut out infrared light. To combat this you will need to attach an infrared filter to your camera. These are referred to as R72 filters. You will probably need long exposures so a tripod and a shutter release cable will be a must. To get the best results always shoot in RAW. You may also want to set a custom white balance. Do this by shooting at a patch of green grass. Also remember, that infrared photography works best during the heat of the day.
Infrared photography can become quite addictive so just be aware that once you start….you may not be able to stop. But that’s why this group is here…come and join us and share your passion for the mystical world that is created by infrared photography.
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