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Sony NEX Infrared- Vancouver Night.

Discussion in 'Sony' started by rcubed, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. rcubed

    rcubed Rookie

    Nov 23, 2010
    Girlfriend suggested I try using the IR camera today.
    Bought it so long ago, but just havent really used it.

    NEX-5 720nm Infrared Conversion.
    16mm ƒ2.8 w/ Fisheye adapter w/ equiv length of 9.92mm


    I wanna try it out during the daytime.

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  2. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Great IR shot.
  3. christilou

    christilou Legend

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    Very nice picture, love the spacey feel and the fisheye!
  4. wt21

    wt21 Hall of Famer

    Aug 15, 2010
    Nice shot! How do you like the fisheye? I know it's imperfect, but I love mine!
  5. AzPete

    AzPete Veteran

    Dec 24, 2010
    wow, nice, I want bigger.....
    grats and well done


    btw: I love Vancouver, lived there for 6 months in my hippy days :wink:
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  6. Wally Billingham

    Wally Billingham Regular

    Nov 27, 2010
    Laurel, MD
    cool shot, the IR and fisheye combine nicely

    BTW Pete when have you not been in your hippy days?
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  7. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Wow! Fortunately if we click on it we can see it larger - try it and you'll get to rcubed's Flickr page...and then click directly on the photo there and you'll really be knocked off your socks! That is one extremely cool, science fiction style of picture! :bravo-009:

    I know next to nothing about IR photography but you picked a fantastic scene and photographed it beautifully, rcubed!

    Couple of questions - are the magenta tones normal for IR? And can one film in IR?
  8. rcubed

    rcubed Rookie

    Nov 23, 2010
    Thanks everyone! :) 
    As for the magenta tone, I didnt shoot raw and I didnt white balance the proper way for IR photography (I think you're supposed to WB with a greycard) so there was an intense red cast on the pictures. I processed as much as I could out.

    Yup! I can film with Ir. :)  Im not very good with video, but its worth a shot. :) 
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  9. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Thanks rcubed. I like it a great deal and think a video could be pretty cool with that treatment.:cool: 
  10. deirdre

    deirdre Top Veteran

    Sep 26, 2010
    I had this photo open in a tab when I went to bed, then looked at it again in the morning.

    If you have Aperture, try:

    * Presets -> Color -> Cross Process 2
    * Presets -> White Balance -> Tungsten

    Comes out very very blue, which I really like with this photo.
  11. sweet

    Now that's different. Very cool looking:cool: 
  12. rcubed

    rcubed Rookie

    Nov 23, 2010
    Thanks everyone.
    Heres another shot I took tonight.

    (Click for a higher res)
    Downtown Vancouver emits quite a bit of IR, which is reflected by the clouds tonight. :) 
  13. neat

    Love the halo glow in the sky.
  14. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Looking really good rcubed! This could be a great introductory scene for a remake of "Blade Runner".

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