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Straightforward Path Infrared

This is probably the last infrared till spring, or until I find some nice pine trees.
Now offering this camera for sale :…

for more infrared, check out my IR gallery…
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Image size
3020x2592px 5.13 MB
Shutter Speed
1/250 second
Focal Length
18 mm
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Date Taken
Oct 26, 2009, 5:21:59 PM
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rocketbaby782's avatar
gorgeous! what filters did you use on your camera?

I have an old Olympus e300, still trying to figure out IR on it! Got any suggestions?
ilimel's avatar
I use a infrared converted camera, I generally use the 720nm filter (Hoya R72 equivalent)

You can try your luck with a screw on filter, a tripod, and a very long exposure, although I have never had much luck with the Olympus cameras for infrared, even with the internal IR blocking filter removed.
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Thanks so much for your suggestions. I'll probably have to use my photo manipulation program to do "infrared" because I cant afford much of anything these days lol

I still love your work, its fantastic!
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Wow awesome, what camera did you use?
ilimel's avatar
Thanks! It was a Nikon D40x that I converted to 720nm infrared with 18-55mm lens.
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Featured in my journal - [link] :love:
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thanks so much!
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Woooow!! Amazing work :D!!!! I love infrareds and this is wonderful!
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thanks! I'm glad you like my work.
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I was just recently introduced to infrared and I thought it was cool but seeing this image just made me see how truely awesome it can be =D
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thanks! Theres alot of great infrared pictures out there.
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Amazing! looks like from dream:)
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Without looking at the description, for the longest while I couldn't make heads or tails of whether this was a painting or if was it an actual picture. Nicely done sir.
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Why thank you :)
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