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IR in camera vs. Using Software - Examples

ericbowles

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Sun 16-Oct-11 10:53 PM

We've had several discussions about the relative difference between B&W, IR B&W using a converted camera, and pseudo IR using software.

Here is the original scene:

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This is a B&W conversion of the scene using Capture NX2 and Silver Efex Pro (this is a quick conversion so the sky is not smooth):
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This is another conversion of the original color image using Silver Efex Pro. This time it is with the IR Preset.
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And here is the image taken with an IR converted D200 processed in Capture NX2 and Silver Efex Pro.
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Note the difference in the trees on top of the hill, as well as the deep gray color of the sky in the actual IR version.

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