First a little background. Infrared isn't a new art. There was infrared in the film days as well. In fact, it dates back to 1910, but didn't pick up popularity among photographers until the 30s when special infrared film became available commercially. It was only natural that the art form would find it's place in digital as well. When Jayme started his hobby he used a special filter screwed on his lens and very long exposures to capture images in infrared. Some of those images you'll see during the scenery blog. But before long he sent his old Rebel away for conversion. Any ordinary visible light camera can be transformed into an infrared camera by removing the image sensor's internal filter and replacing it with one that blocked visible light while allowing infrared to pass through. Before long we were converting higher-end cameras to infrared and have upped our game to produce high-quality infrared images simply and quickly.
Take a look at the amazing effects created with his camera on this beautiful model. Look especially at the creamy, almost statue-like quality of her skin.
Also notice the dreamy, white appearance of the foliage around her. Many of our clients are in awe at the way the infrared photos turn the scenery to a dream-like world.
I also find it interesting to look at hair in infrared light. It can take on different colors based on hair dyes and products used in the hair. This model had color in her hair and reflected light differently. Jayme also did a channel swap to illustrate some of the difference he can draw out in Photoshop.
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