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Questions tagged [infrared-conversion]

The process of modifying a stock camera to capture images in the infrared spectrum.

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Red wavelengths for everyday photography

I've done a lot of research regarding filters as I'm about to do a modification on my DSLR for astrophotography. I've settled on removing the existing IR filter and replacing it with one the will ...
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Why isn't using exposed, undeveloped film working as a filter for my DIY infrared camera modification?

Question: I need help with troubleshooting a DIY blocking filter for Natural light. Background: I modified a Canon Powershot A490 to shoot only IR. I removed the IR-block filter (right in front of ...
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Can I remove the IR filter from the sensor, and use a IR bypass filter on the outside of the lens instead?

I am buying a JVC camcorder for my dad for Christmas who does ghost hunting. I want to convert this to IR which many people do with this particular model. I know I need to remove the IR filter from ...
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What are the advantages of an 830nm infrared filter, in comparison to 720nm?

At some point in the future I'm considering entering the market for a second-hand IR-converted camera, i.e. one that has had its internal IR-cut filter replaced with a long-pass filter that cuts ...
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Can I convert a regular digital camera so the R-G-B channels actually represent different infrared bands?

I have removed the IR cut filter from a Sony digital compact camera so it has become multispectral (in a way). In addition to that I placed a IR pass filter, so it only captures photos in the Near-...
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NDVI without filter [closed]

Is it possible to create an NDVI heat map from an image that has been taken without a blue filter being used? The images were taken using the NoIR camera on the raspberry pi. Thanks
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Why does my Nikon D70 reject memory card after infrared conversion? [closed]

I tried to convert my Nikon D70 into an IR-camera myself. I followed carefully step by step the tutorials on the internet (youtube and others) and when I tried my camera it didn't quite work. I can ...
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Convert RGB camera to infrared, but 3 channels not just 1?

A common way to make an infrared camera is to remove a commodity camera's IR-blocking filter (and add another filter to block the visible spectrum). Is there a similarly cheap way to convert an RGB ...
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Where can I buy IR filter glass?

I want to do an IR conversion to my old Nikon D70 (swap the on-sensor filter), Where can I get raw IR filter glass from? Preferably in the UK. I am very capable with optics/electronics etc, but no ...
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What visible-blocking filter to use for XSI IR conversion?

I have converted a XT at home with excellent results. I now wish to convert a XSi and I am having trouble locating a visibe blocking filter except for the Life Pixel filter. Their filter price is out ...
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How to make Canon 500D as IR camera?

I want to make my Canon 500D as IR camera as I am getting a new camera. Can it be done DIY? or where can i get it done? and how much I should expect to pay ? I live in Durham, England. Or I shouldn't?...
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Do point and shoot cameras have a metering sensor?

I have a Pentax point and shot camera and I tried to convert it to Infrared. I was successful to remove the front IR filter from CCD and then I had a 760 nm IR filter to kick start with the infrared ...
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Restore colors from an infrared frame in Gimp

I have some frames of a security IR camera. The images are black and white. Is there any way to represent these images with colors. I use GIMP in Ubuntu operating system. Thank you!
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How do I diagnose possible damage to my D70 sensor after an attempted IR conversion?

I tried to convert my Nikon D70 into IR, and after replacing the filter and reassembling the camera, I am unable to take any new pictures. I am able to see pictures that were previously present on the ...
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Where is the color mosaic filter on a DSLR sensor?

I have been looking at this tutorial from Astostuff on taking off the hot mirror on a D70, but cannot figure out from the page where the color mosaic filter is located. Is it possible to remove the ...
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What is the best choice of filter for infrared photography?

If I choose to remove the hot mirror off the sensor of my D70, should I absolutely drop in an IR filter in it's place? I understand that dropping an IR filter shall put an end to all visible ...
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What are the benefits of infrared conversion?

I just picked up a Hoya R72 infrared filter, and I'm having a lot of fun experimenting with it. I'm in love with the false color style that can be added. So now I'm contemplating converting my DSLR ...
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Are infrared DSLR conversion companies safe? What about DIY infrared conversion?

I'm investigating the possibility of converting a DSLR (Canon T2i) to a infrared-only body. I've seen several websites that offer this service, but man, considering they are tearing your camera apart ...