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Infra red filters


JanieB43 6 47 6 England
1 Oct 2009 9:55PM
Can anyone tell me whether infrared lens filters can be used on DSLRs or are they just for traditional cameras using IR film ?
Jane

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User_Removed 5 1.4k England
1 Oct 2009 10:40PM
NB: Good IR film is quite hard to come buy these days.

If you do find some make sure to get the hi speed variety, as the grain nicely complements the types of images produced.
SGIBBONS 6 56 1 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2009 12:46PM
Hi Janie

Also there is 2 videos by this presenter on EPZ on how to take Infra red with out altering your digital camera. Click on this link, the videos are in to parts link
SGIBBONS 6 56 1 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2009 12:48PM
BTW I like your mono shots of Liverpool...my home town too....makes me feel alittle homesick Smile
thewilliam 6 4.8k
2 Oct 2009 6:24PM
The old Kodak DCS760 is great for infra-red because the infra-red absorbing filter just inside the lens-throat could easily be removed. Put a Hoya infra-red filter on the lens and you could take a good IR pic.

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