Tag: Aerochrome

Aerochrome simple

Aerochrome: Keep it simple

The blue trees have kept me busy for some time. Whenever I went out, I used this ingenious filter combination to take photos. Now I’ve gone back to…

50mm

The new 50mm lens

Today I tested the new 50mm lens I bought. Basically I needed it so I could use the other one permanently for the “Bluegrass IR” look. But I…

Tierwelt IR Camera

Something like a Q&A

Recently I gave an interview about my IR work to Tierwelt, a Swiss magazine that covers nature and environmental issues. As usually, only a part of the answers…

Spring Aerochrome

Spring has finally arrived

Everything around us is blooming again – spring has finally arrived. I made a quick video test with the TB filter and Orange 16. The result is a…

YouTube Aerochrome

My first video on YouTube

Now I tested a bit further and found out that the Orange-16 filter, which I use for the Orange-Green method, also helps a bit with the Aerochrome emulation…

Digital Aerochrome video

Digital Aerochrome video

I have come a big step closer to real digital Aerochrome video. Here is the “secret” recipe. But beware! It may differ from camera to camera, respectively lens…

Autumn Aerochrome

Autumn Aerochrome

I was finally able to photograph autumn vegetation with a converted Nikon D700 and the Aerochrome combo. This time with an older 50mm lens (f/2 AI). So far…

Aerochrome Filter

My very own Aerochrome filter

You want an Aerochrome filter? Forget IR Chrome, forget all the well-known and overpriced filters and buy a Hoya Green X1 instead and a dark yellow or light…

Nikon D700 Infrared

Nikon D700 Infrared

After a lot of work, my Nikon D700 Infrared is ready for action! After several Nikon D70 as well as a Nikon D80, I have now converted a…

Dean Bennici

Interview with Dean Bennici

I am currently working on a larger article about the history of Aerochrome false color infrared film and attempts to find a digital analog. I actually want to…

Triple Bandpass filter

Video with the Triple Bandpass

Filming is easier with the Triple Bandpass filter than with the X1 method discussed in previous posts. The blue vegetation, which turns reddish after the channel swap, is…

TB550/660/850

TB550/660/850: The real test

The sun shone for a few hours, enough to take some photos with the TB550/660/850. The results are very similar to the Orange-Green filter method. In any case,…

TB550/660/850

The real digital Aerochrome?

Well, here it is, the fabled filter from Midwest Optical that seems to be great for Aerochrome-style photos: The TB550/660/850. You can’t buy it from any store or…

Aerochrome method

Does my method hold up?

I went outside to see how well my method reproduces the Aerochrome color changes (for context please see previous entries). For this purpose, I took photos with this…

Aerochrome emulation

The crux of digital EIR

I am currently working on an authentic digital version of the discontinued Kodak Color Infrared film (Aerochrome) with cameras that have a Bayer sensor. Of course, I’m not…

Aerochrome emulation

Best digital Aerochrome so far?

I think I have found a very good way to emulate the look of Kodak Ektachrome Infrared or Aerochrome with digital cameras. If I were only concerned with…

Shooting Aerochrome

Shooting Aerochrome

Of course, there is not ONE Aerochrome look. When we try to recreate Aerochrome (Kodak EIR) film with digital cameras, we have to keep this in mind. The…

IR photo

Foveon IR photo myth dispelled

There are a number of myths and misconceptions about infrared photography: – An IR photo looks best when taken on a bright, sunny day around noon. – IR…