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Infrared in Black and White
Posted By: alohadave, 06-25-2008, 07:18 PM

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06-29-2008, 04:03 AM   #2
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There's just something about IR vegitation that I love! Last one would be fantastic with some moving water. Good job!
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Love the effect of tree going white adds dramatic styling

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how does one achieve this?

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Love the crispy whites too.
Morbo, an IR filter in front of your lens gives you this effect - a longer exposure is required, though, so in most cases, you'll need a tripod too.
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Ash is correct. I use a Hoya R72 infrared filter and a tripod.

The camera tends to underexpose a bit so I usually use between 4-10 seconds in full sunlight.

Also, the filter I have is 52mm, so I can only use my kit lens for now, and while vignetting clears up by f/8 normally, IR still shows vignetting, so I go to f11-13.

Also, the filter produces a very pronounced red colorcast that is corrected by setting a custom white balance in the RAW converter, usually taken off a leave or other foliage.

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