Twenty Outstanding Infrared Photographs :: Digital Photo Secrets

Twenty Outstanding Infrared Photographs

by David Peterson 2 comments

Infrared photography is one of those art forms that looks more difficult than it actually is. Infrared photos can be captured with the assistance of a lens filter such as the Hoya RM72 (plus a tripod) or with a DSLR that has been modified to capture infrared light. Most of the images you see here have had some sort of post-processing done to achieve the interesting and unusual tones that are the hallmark of infrared photography.


[ Top image Mabul Sipadan Island by Flickr user azliphotography]


Pennsylvania Barn by Flickr user john_fobes



Rare lands by Flickr user IrenaS


  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • 200
  • f/4.0
  • 0.003 sec (1/400)
  • 18 mm

Horse by Flickr user GABRIEL PAUL NAPORA

  • Fujifilm FinePix S7000
  • 200
  • f/4.0
  • 1.3
  • 7.8 mm

Valium Skies by Flickr user Naomi Frost


War of the Worlds by Flickr user lumi


  • Olympus E-3
  • 100
  • f/8.0
  • 60
  • 12 mm

casa loma - ir by Flickr user paul bica


    fountain by Flickr user paul bica


    Swans in lake by Flickr user toffeespin


    • Canon EOS 30D
    • 400
    • f/2.8
    • 0.008 sec (1/125)
    • 35 mm

    Becca & Astro by Flickr user John Andreas Olsson


    IR bees and flowers under a storm.. by Flickr user firestar222


    • Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
    • 400
    • f/2.8
    • 0.005 sec (1/200)
    • 100 mm

    macro ir 15 by Flickr user tfangel


    Untitled by Flickr user d3sign



    Smurfet by Flickr user Lucas Cavalheiro


    • Nikon D70
    • f/8.0
    • 0.006 sec (1/160)
    • 20 mm

    Infravermelho by Flickr user Bruna Marchioro


    Untitled by Flickr user Trevor Hare



    Lafayette Square Fountain HDR-IR by Flickr user Theaterwiz



    Queen of the Night by Flickr user steve_steady64



    Far From Yours... by Flickr user darth_bayne


    • Nikon D70
    • 200
    • f/14.0
    • 0.006 sec (1/160)
    • 11 mm

    Masjid DQ Again by Flickr user AnNamirâ„¢ c[_]

    • Canon EOS 20D
    • 1600
    • f/5.6
    • 1/2500 sec

    Morning at Tea Plantation by Flickr user DocBudie

    • Pentax K100D Super
    • 200
    • f/8.0
    • 15
    • 35 mm

    Untitled by Flickr user sebastien baete

    • Nikon D100
    • 200
    • f/7.1
    • 0.001 sec (1/800)
    • 18 mm

    Sunda Kelapa in IR by Flickr user Indra Maulana

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    Comments

    1. Robert Bailey says:

      I photograph a scene back in the early 1960's with infrared color film. Using a dark filter, and every thing look reddish. These photos looks much better. Could I convert my old canon D-10 for this type of photos. Robert

    2. Loren Swanson says:

      Thanks for the tips on the infrared photography. That opens a door into a new adventure!

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