Digital Infrared Photography at 14,000 ft, Part 2

July 09, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
For a recent hike up Mt. Shavano in Colorado (14,229 ft), I decided to bring along only my infrared-modified old Canon T2i and 10-22mm lens. If you're just jumping in, check out part one of this post. So here's what things look like with the 780 nm infrared filter (aka Wratten 87) when left in color. At about 720 nm and deeper (longer wavelenths,...
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Digital Infrared Photography at 14,000 ft, Part 1

July 03, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
This past weekend I had the joy of joining my friend and assistant Mickey who wanted to hike up Mt. Shavano for his birthday. Shavano is one of Colorado's "14ers" at a height of 14,229 ft. Though I was a few feet shy of the top by virtue of being too dizzy to safely balance on the topmost boulder, I'm still counting it as a success.;) Shavano is ne...
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Yongnuo Flashes

July 22, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
By Brad Melton A question comes up again and again in a Facebook group I participate in: "what are some good but cheap options for flashes?" I have become a big fan of Yongnuo flashes. Let me first clarify that I am in no way associated with Yongnuo, nor are they compensating me. I'm merely a fan of their products for their low cost and good quali...
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