Infrared, photographing the unseen (or simply create very interesting) images.
Discover where a circuit board may be overheating – where hot water pipes are buried in masonry – and where heat loss is occurring through a building’s’ roof. This would be an ideal use for infrared film. However: let me quash this myth right now! You cannot, under any circumstances, photograph heat loss with an infrared film. Infrared film can see the visible spectrum and also the near infrared up to just under 1000 nanometres.
Creative photographer are always challenging conventions and looking for new ways of coming up with eye-catching images. To kick off the brand new series on Pro Techniques, Lee Frost takes a look at how to get the best out of using infrared film.
PDF: Infrared Alert