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IR Afternoon

IR Afternoon
Copyright ©2007, Bruce Thomas
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I am still waiting for my Hoya R-72 filter to arrive (my original IR outfit was loaned to my daughter to use on a school field trip and she lost the whole rig).

So, I decided to stack up Red Green and Blue filters until I could see no light through them when holding the stack up to my eye... and... Just like the Infared R-72, I could see nothing through the stack. So took out the Olympus C-2100 UZ and used a Tripod (this exposure was about 1/4 second at F8.0) and held my "makeshift IR" stack in front of the lens...and sure enough, the C-2100UZ can see light we humans cannot.

Photographer: Bruce Thomas
Folder: Bruce Thomas
Uploaded: 20-May-2007 21:33 CEST
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Camera: Olympus C4000
Exposure time: 1/4 sec
Aperture: F 8.0
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Focusing method: iESP
ISO: 100
White balance: Daylight
Flash: no
Image format: SHQ
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Image resized to: 600x800

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I never tried stacking filters like that, but I see that even some of the IR is getting blocked making for a very contrasty image.

Sorry to hear about your other IR gear, what a bummer!

Kort Kramer at 18:25 CEST on 21-May-2007 [Reply]