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  • On the track of the violin - Forensic Infrared and UV images for instrument analysis

    On the track of the violin - Forensic Infrared and UV images for instrument analysis

    Author: Leonhard Rank Since the middle of the 20th century, historical art objects such as string instruments have been examined not only in visible light, but also in other wavelength ranges. Today, this has become an important part of a comprehensive analysis in order to better understand and interpret the instrument and its condition. The information obtained in this way can be used not only for...


  • Limit of Infrared sensitivity for different camera sensors

    Limit of Infrared sensitivity for different camera sensors

    Which camera is actually the best for Infrared? Is model X better for IR than model Y? Through many years of experience, the answer has always been: "It doesn't really make much difference". This gut feeling is more than sufficient for creative IR photography and that could be the end of the article. But for...


  • Fountains Abbey Monastery Ruins in Infrared

    Fountains Abbey Monastery Ruins in Infrared

    Author: Jean-Luc Koenig (Luxembourg) Fountains Abbey is the ruins of a Cistercian monastery in North Yorkshire, England. The abbey was founded in 1132 and when Henry VIII ravaged England, it too was dissolved in 1539. The abbey is set in beautiful parkland and the best time to visit is certainly in spring or fall....


  • UV Photography: How does sunscreen work on the beach?

    UV Photography: How does sunscreen work on the beach?

    A summer day at the beach is synonymous with vacation. But despite lightheartedness and good mood, sunscreen should not be forgotten. UV radiation can severely damage the skin and is dangerous. How important the protection is is impressively shown by the DLRG in this small video. The UV images in the video were of course taken with a Fullspectrum [...]


  • Insider: Fujifilm X-H2 Teardown and Disassembly

    Insider: Fujifilm X-H2 Teardown and Disassembly

    In the fall of 2022, Fujifilm introduced the X-H2, the first camera with the new X-Trans CMOS 5 HR sensor. This sensor has an effective resolution of 40 megapixels, making it the leader in the APS-C segment. Combined with the new X-Processor 5, which enables advanced subject detection and video capture up to 8K RAW, this flagship camera is aimed at professionals and enthusiasts. After a deep look under the hood, the design of this camera can be summarized as follows: Heat Management and Dissipation. But how does it perform in


  • Insider: Canon EOS R7 Disassembly and Teardown

    Insider: Canon EOS R7 Disassembly and Teardown

    In May 2022, Canon introduced the EOS R7, the first APS-C camera in the relatively young R system. The camera sensor has a resolution of 32.5 megapixels and is moving - the manufacturer promises 7-stage image stabilisation. On the data sheet, it is a very powerful, small camera with many functions and [...]


  • Ep. 43: darktable 4.2 für Einsteiger – Einrichten für Infrarot Bearbeitung

    Ep. 43: darktable 4.2 for beginners - setup for Infrared Editing

    The new darktable version 4.2 was released in December, for the IR workflow there are no new features or changes. Instead of going into new features, I explain for beginners how to use the program in principle and how to set it up quickly for IR processing.


  • Infrared Workshops 2023

    Infrared Workshops 2023

    The workshop dates for 2023 are fixed! From May 12 to 14, an Infrared Workshop will again take place on the island of Rügen. From 02 to 04 June 2023, the workshop will be held in southern Germany (North Swabia).


  • Architecture in Infrared

    Architecture in Infrared

    Author: Werner Eisenreich I have been taking pictures since I was 6 years old, practically as long as I can remember. Infrared photography entered my life in 1990 in analog form, 2 years ago also digitally with a converted Fujifilm X-M1 with 700nm infrared filter.


  • CALIFORN-IR – ein dystopischer Roadtrip durch Kalifornien

    CALIFORN-IR – a dystopic road trip through california

    Author: Simon Puschmann California: dream factory, counterculture, high-tech industry. No other American region has shaped the mass culture of many generations like this one. In his new series CALIFORN-IR Simon Puschmann deals with infrared photography and offers the viewer an exciting and at the same time disturbing view of contemporary California.


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