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An Introduction To Infrared (IR) Photography

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Infrared (IR) photography allows you to turn a simple shot into an other-worldly scene. Plants and trees turn bright white, while skies and water darken considerably.

summertime blues infrared image
summertime blues by mugley on flickr (licensed CC-BY-SA)

The sun puts out a lot of infrared light, as well as visible light. By using a camera that is sensitive to infrared and a filter that blocks the visible light, we end up with an infrared photo.

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