Infrared. New way to look at things
October 4, 2009
Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera
Nightshot : Enabled to remove the IR blocking filter
IR Filter : 52mm, 950nm IR Filter
Lens Filter Tube : 52mm
Focal Length : 72mm
ISO : 200
Exposure : 1/20sec. at f/2.8
Weather : Sunny/Bright
Here is a good site to get some information on how to use the Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera w/ 4x Optical Zoom for infrared photography.
Here is a great book to learn more about Infrared Photography.
Digital Infrared Photography (Photo Workshop),” an all new guide that illustrates and explores the enchantingly beautiful world of infrared images.
By simply adding a filter to the camera lens, or using a converted camera, digital photographers can capture infrared (IR) images featuring expressive skies, dramatic clouds, and intriguing white foliage. Illustrated with hundreds of striking IR images taken from around the world, this unique guide shows photographers how to get started and get creative with IR. Each chapter covers IR basics as well as imaginative techniques that produce eye-catching images. Subjects such as long exposures, multiple exposures, and image enhancement with hand coloring, mirroring, toning, and layering as well as HDR, Photomerge, and other creative Photoshop techniques are illustrated and explained in easily understood detail. The book also includes an inspirational gallery showcasing IR work from top photographers such as Kathleen Carr, Joe Farace, and Lewis Kemper, and engages the reader with interactive online end-of-chapter assignments.