Infrared/color Infrared am I the only one??

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  1. cooter69

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    you'se a sik puppy but you aint alone bud...

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  3. cooter69

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    Cool effect. How you get it?
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    tsiklonaut the (in)famous boxer perv

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    Love IR myself, especially if done on a proper b&w IR film:



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    Estonian winter.













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    Just a reflection across my hometown lake.



    Ride safe,
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    especially if done on a proper b&w IR film:

    I do love the film b&w too........but the 665nm(converted 40d) filter on my digital keeps me shooting to. I find a lot of film ir guys hate it......I know why but....I think we'll be seeing a lot more of this in the future.

    Stunning shots BTW
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    tsiklonaut the (in)famous boxer perv

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    I absolutely did not mean I hate the digital IR! Love it too, it's just that I'm a bit oldschool oriented bloke in photography with the need of "film feel" in the image - grainy halftones, bleached highlights etc, that give the "punch" to B&W photos which film usually does. And obviously it's purely a taste thing.

    But in some cases and in the right hands digital IR works also super wonders IMHO.


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    Here's a colour IR portrait with my wife Kariina, shot by a friend of mine (Canon D1s converted to IR-camera) Note that sunglasses are supposed to be black, but IR band of light sees through them​


    OK, I'll now go and hide, since usually I never post pics of myself...:lol3

    Ride safe,
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  7. TheRobG

    TheRobG Been here awhile

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    I know this isn't quite what you had in mind but... it is technically the right spectrum right?

    BTW the winter pic is fantastic!

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  8. cooter69

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    Margus,

    That's a great shot you look like a superhero:lol3 :lol3 :lol3


    Therobg if I had the dough to waste I would definately have a thermal camera.......I would make more money using it than my others......:evil :evil
    You rarely see these outside of the commerical setting very cool shots
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    Congratulations, you've just won my personal "Best Picture I've Ever Seen on ADV" award. This is incredible!
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    Yep margus has some skills. I gotta say the sea one for the tonal range detail and motion . There is not a single shot he posted that wouldn't be hanging somewhere.
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    My contributions. These are all about five years old. I was taking an "alternative processes" class and one of our areas of study was infrared photography. I loved it at the time, but haven't really touched it since then. For years now I've been meaning to convert my older Nikon to a dedicated IR camera, but I just can't bring myself to do it yet.

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    Infrared Huron River Drive by thomasona.com, on Flickr

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    Infrared Miata by thomasona.com, on Flickr

    Those first two were shot with a Nikon D70 with a (IIRC) #67 IR filter over the lens. That number may be off. This next one here was taken with my Nikon 35mm with a DX 18mm lens on the front. Don't remember the film or settings, but I do know that this is one GRAINY photo.

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    Infrared Stable by thomasona.com, on Flickr
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    Yes, what really gets me is the soft backlighting on the snow. He did a perfect job holding the exposure in the highlights. Not so bright that it's blown out, but not so dark that it looks like sand. Then, of course, the framing, the fog, etc.

    I'm inspired to get my camera and IR filter and hit the road!
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    Nice additions!!!!
    You should dig that filter out and put it to work!!!!

    I guess should add a b&w too

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    I love B&W and Ir.
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    I don't have any scanned but used to shoot a shit ton of Kodak color IR. Wonderful stuff to play with. Sadly it's gone all except for a German guy who's cutting it from sheet and spooling for 120. And even he'll run out soon. :cry

    I just checked he's out. Damn.
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    Indeed that's a killer image tsiklonaut :thumb
    (Nice use of wide-angle by the way)

    From the little I've seen, digital IR looks quite different to film IR. Are they sensitive to different parts of the spectrum or something? :dunno
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    A sad day indeed that was cool to play with. I wish the some one would pick it back up but the cost/demand isn' there...I guess. I'm always sorry to see any medium slide away....
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  19. tsiklonaut

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    Then there was also colour infrared film: Kodak Aerochrome.




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    Motorcycling dream (Kodak Aerochrome colour infrared film)














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    Sandra and Sentos in infrared.













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    Lakeside flora.














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    Below the windmill (that still works).




    These have been shot on a special discontinued (hard to find) color infrared film, fine-tuned to the green spectre, developed by Kodak a long time ago with the purpose of aerophotographing forests in order to determine the age and health of trees and to take appropriate action. Little did they suspect that this scientific film would be also used in fine art photography due to its syrreal look. Interestingly, digital has never quite come close to reproducing the effect. Unfortunately, my chep digital scanner is unable to bring forth as much spice as one can see in the positives looking against the light, but you get the idea. It's a pity it's discontinued many years now since it's an amazing film - how much art you get by just pushing the shutter button of your analog camera and no Photochop is needed!
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