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Infrared photography gets me another photo at a ‘bad’ time of day
Safe boondocking travel during Covid-19 at the Imperial Sand Dunes
Imagining a strange alien world through infrared photography
Speed up your infrared Adobe Camera RAW file process
Jumpstart your infrared photography with these tutorials
Alpine landscapes turned alien worlds through infrared photography
Adding a tone to infrared photos
Toning infrared photos
Infrared and summertime
Infrared photography extends your options
Outdoor photography at Oak Creek, part three
Photographer of the Day: Joe_r

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Jumpstart your infrared photography with these tutorials

Infrared photography is one of the most interesting techniques we can dive into today, especially when we’re feeling a little experimental. Despite the technical challenges, the results also tend to be rewarding and fascinating, since it essentially involves capturing light

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Adding a tone to infrared photos

If you are an infrared photographer, you might want to revisit some of your past images. Black and white is the traditional way to display, but with new tools and processing, you can be different. Toning images can change the

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Toning infrared photos

I find infrared imagery to be magical. Here’s a way to add even more life to an infrared photo. As you probably know, Photoshop is my post-processing mistress. It’s quite powerful in making huge — and subtle — changes to

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Infrared and summertime

Summertime. Here in Arizona the light becomes harsh in short order. One of the things I do to increase my shooting time is to switch to the infrared camera. High sun and infrared capture lead to some interesting high contrast

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Infrared photography extends your options

Having a camera converted to infrared can add to your creative quiver of tools. When the sun gets too harsh for most photography subjects in the landscape, infrared images tend to shine. Infrared makes trees glow and increases contrast in

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Outdoor photography at Oak Creek, part three

Oak Creek is a beautiful place. But even beautiful places can look less than stellar at midday. Infrared (IR) photography to the rescue. I break out the infrared converted camera to turn that high contrast into usable photos.

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Photographer of the Day: Joe_r

Category: Outdoor Photographer: Joe_r Photo: “White Rocks View” I’ve always been curious about infrared photography, but have yet to give it a try. It is photos like this that always pique my interest. I love the colors and the otherworldly

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Photographer of the Day: Stewart Baird

Category: Nature Photographer: Stewart Baird Title: Clouds All Over Infrared. Generally, the viewer loves or hates it, but it never fails to grab the eye. To the naked eye, I’ll bet this was a lovely scene. But, using infrared, Baird

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Lightroom Hangout: Lies Cameras Tell

You gotta join us live for our next Google+ Hangout, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific techniques, but if you tune in live, you can be entered to win excellent prizes to help you in your

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Fun with a fisheye: The Sigma 15mm f/2.8

“Fisheye lenses are gimmicks.” Lots of photographers think so. Most have never used one, but I don’t travel without one. The 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens from Sigma is less than three inches in diameter and length. It weighs in at

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Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?

This image that you see right here — the cover one — is a photo I took with a triathlon athlete for her blog. Did I get money for that? No. Am I happy with that? Yes. Will I do

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Why are passion projects so important?

Why are passion projects so important? I really don’t think it matters what genre you photograph, or even what sort of creative you actually are. Photographer, videographer, musician, painter, sculpture, writer … if you are of the creative type, I am

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Birds and bridge cameras

A friend asked if it’s possible to make nice pictures of birds with her Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 bridge camera. I already knew the answer to that question but I wanted to illustrate my point. Spoiler alert: The answer is yes.

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