Is Your Mirrorless Came...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Most of the sensors used in digital camera are sensitive to more than just visible light, which can cause color balance problems. That’s why some manufacturers often place a filter in front of the imaging chip blocking excessive infrared light. This...

Tips for Capturing the ...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Something to think about: When working with infrared images everything you know about visible light is wrong. That’s because exposure meters are not sensitive to infrared light (or even some LED lighting, but that’s a subject for another day,) it can be...

It’s Black (and W...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Photographers seem to be of two minds about filters: Purists don’t like them because they abhor anything coming between reality and the captured image. Filter fans worry less about resolution charts and just like to have fun with photography, which regular...

When it Comes to Infrar...

There are two basic methods for capturing infrared images with mirrorless cameras: The first is by attaching an IR filter, such as the relatively affordable Hoya R72, to your camera’s lens. Other filters, such as Singh Ray’s I-Ray or Cokin’s A007 filter, this latter one may be hard to...

Why Digital Infrared?

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I’m often asked that questions and here’s my answer: Lest you think digital infrared capture is an esoteric photographic pursuit, a recent Google search turned up 8,770,000 hits for “digital IR.” By comparison “Gum Bichromate” produced only...

Manfrotto Filters for M...

Today’s post by Joe Farace Last week, I wrote about the importance of using camera filters with mirrorless camera and this week, I’ve put my money where my post was. Manfrotto, not previously known for camera filters, introduced a series of filters in Essential, Advanced, and...