Infra Red with an SLR

Discussion in 'Digital SLR' started by Dennis Frampton, Aug 10, 2007.

  1. Does anyone have any experience with using a Canon 5D or Canon 1v shooting
    infra-red? Alternatively, let me ask this. The old Olympus C 2020Z was a
    great IR camera but only 2 Megapixel, is there a more up to date higher
    resolution camera equally well suited to IR photography? Thanks for any
    informed input.
    Dennis Frampton, Aug 10, 2007
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    Charles Guest
    Charles, Aug 10, 2007
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  3. Dennis Frampton

    Guest Guest


    $500 to modify a 5d, otherwise the exposure will be long.
    Guest, Aug 10, 2007
  4. Wayne J. Cosshall, Aug 10, 2007
  5. Dennis Frampton

    Matt Clara Guest

    Well, I was "informed" by a B&H newsletter about this little baby. I don't
    know anyone using it, but it sounds really cool:
    Matt Clara, Aug 11, 2007
  6. Dennis Frampton

    RichA Guest

    Nikon's little D40 is supposed to be very sensitive to it. The
    Canon's not so much.
    IMO, there should be IR versions of DSLRs without built-in hot
    mirrors. You can always do like
    Leica, add a filter to the lens. You could also shoot in the
    ultraviolet with an appropriate lens.
    RichA, Aug 11, 2007
  7. Dennis Frampton

    Guest Guest

    Personally, I like the Fuji IS-1, a factory-modded Finepix S9100. It's
    specifically for IR photography. It's not an SLR, it's a prosumer-style
    camera with both an electronic viewfinder and a rear LCD, 9MP, very good
    IR output. has
    more on the camera, and there's an IS-1 group on flickr with quite a few

    If you'd prefer an SLR, you can find comparisons of various digital
    cameras' IR performance at:
    Guest, Aug 11, 2007
  8. Dennis Frampton

    Guest Guest

    I'm quite happy with my IS-1. If you'd like to see some examples, I
    have quite a few on flickr,

    All the color IR there is with the IS-1, and all of the newer monochrome
    IR is, too. Haven't shot any IR film in a year.
    Guest, Aug 11, 2007
  9. Fuji offers 3 models of IR/UV cameras;
    Not Disclosed, Aug 12, 2007
  10. The discontinued Sigma SD10 and the newer SD14 have a removable dust
    protector that is also the camera's IR filter. Remove the filter (about a
    twenty second operation on the SD10 and quicker on the SD14) and you have a
    great IR camera.
    Peter A. Stavrakoglou, Aug 12, 2007
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