Making images in the infrared spectrum of light using a digital camera designed for visible light can be daunting. Our eyes and cameras are constructed to interpret the visible spectrum of light, yet few people realize the infrared spectrum of light is always present. We, nor our cameras, can "see" it. However with a bit of knowledge and experience (and some gear), you too will soon begin to see the light we love, but cannot see.
In this introduction to infrared digital photography, Penelope's lecture will cover the basics such as exactly what is the infrared spectrum of light, the language of infrared, what your gear options are to capture infrared light, and good-practice capture tips and techniques.
For inspiration and ideas, Penelope will share selections from her black-and-white portfolio. Her personal interest is only in black-and-white (higher nanometers) infrared photography, not the false-color that is usually associated with infrared photography (lower nanometers). Processing workflow will not be covered in detail.
This lecture is not only for those interested in exploring infrared photography. Color-to-black-and-white shooters can benefit from many of the points brought forth in the lecture.
Penelope is available for group lectures and one-to-one instruction (in person or via the internet). Follow her on Facebook (pentaylorphotography), Twitter (@pentaylor), Instagram (@pentaylor), and website blog (www.pentaylorphotography.com).