@wmd an internally converted Nikon D7100 for the first three pictures (550nanometer wavelength) + 700nm glass filter for the last one.
@wmd the 550nm filter blocks any light below this wavelength and still includes part of the visible spectrum. So it's still quite colourful, but plants appear red/orange. 700nm pictures block almost all visible light mostly lack colour and offer an amazingly deep sky and inky waters, plants appear almost white.
All images above are channel-switched (blue-red), which better suits how we are conditioned to see colour.
@eyeling This is very effective. I love how you achieved this effect with lenses and filters. It looks amazing.
A similar project - you might already know Richard Mosse, who used a military IR camera to photograph soldiers in the DRC in an amazing project: https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/essay/richard-mosse-the-enclave/
@ephemeral Thank you.
Yes, Richard Mosse's work is familiar. I never managed to achieve that kind of natural look he finds when incorperating people in IR. So I tend to stay away from portraits and admire his.
@eyeling Mosse's advantage was that he got access to US military equipment that was designed to recognise heat signatures and pull people out from the landscape. It is amazingly effective but the technology certainly did some favours in the portraits. I saw him speak about it once; his shy charisma is very infectious.
I really enjoy the effect that you have achieved too, which is different and I only shared Mosse's work as a point of interest. I look forward to more.
@ephemeral Thank you, that info has actually brought me some peace of mind. 😅 I've seen many IR photographers out there, but none has achieved that effect with skintones he has. Having military equipment makes sense. Not to downplay his work - it is splendid on so many levels - it was simply frustrating not knowing how he did it.
And thank you for your kind words. No worries about comparisons. Like you said, it's interesting.
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