Rarely is a new camera release so rich with expectations and controversy. Regardless of how we may feel about the 8K video performance, the Canon EOS R5 is an incredibly capable mirrorless body. And the best news is we can convert it to infrared. So, how does one of the most powerful mirrorless camera bodies […]
Since making is debut in July of 2019, the Sigma fp has gained notoriety as a very capable camera among its mixed reviews.The decidedly lowercase ‘fp’ is Sigma’s first full-frame sensor. The fp was released the same year that all other major camera manufacturers that aren’t Sony were releasing their first or second full-frame mirrorless […]
Is your UV Bandpass filter REALLY creating Ultraviolet images? The Fuji XT-1 Forensics package filter does not.
UV Photography has many obstacles Ultraviolet light, or light from 200nm – 400nm in wavelength, is notoriously difficult to image with normal camera equipment. A normal digital camera will record images in the visible light spectrum, or 400nm – 700nm in wavelength. To unlock sensitivity to those shorter wavelengths, a camera has to be physically […]
Learn to remove phase detect sensor lines in your infrared images.
Here at Kolari Vision, we love tearing into the newest camera gears to learn how they work and if they can be modded for infrared photography, full spectrum photography, or other things. We’ve been really excited about the R5/R6 release, and had plans to add some cooling mods and overhaul it into a proper video […]
Greece is home to dramatic landscapes and architecture as well as diverse plant life. These things make Greece an amazing location for infrared photography. So, we took the full-spectrum Kolari Pocket there to prove what a powerful camera it is for creative infrared photography despite its nifty, pocket-able size. The Meteora, a high altitude complex […]
The Island of the Colorblind In the late eighteenth century a catastrophic typhoon swept over Pingelap, a tiny atoll in the Pacific Ocean. One of the survivors, the king, carried the rare achromatopsia-gene that causes complete color blindness. The king went on to have many children and as time passed by, the hereditary condition affected […]
Expanding our Capability Horizons What makes a good neutral density filter? It’s in the name. The best ND filter should be as neutral as possible in its consistent light reduction across your entire image, for all colors, and at all focal lengths. A great 10-stop ND, for example, should always reduce light by a consistent […]
UV Protection Lens Filters: A Redundant Sheet of Glass? We’re going to ask a controversial question: What do UV filters do, exactly? A UV blocking filter, (Not to be confused with our UV Bandpass filter which has the opposite function) is perhaps the most standard lens filter out there. It’s sold with every beginner lens […]
This week we asked a long time member of the Infrared IG community about his iconic and colorful infrared shots of the desert and where they all come from. His name is Sakchai Lokanuvat, though you may know him as @cuttlepup! “I like how I can never be certain that what I see when I […]
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One common post-conversion issue a camera can have is an internal infrared light leak caused by an internal shutter-monitoring IR LED.