Even though we ARE Nikon lovers,we are NOT affiliated with Nikon Corp. in any way.

English German French

Sign up Login
Home Forums Articles Galleries Recent Photos Contest Help Search News Workshops Shop Upgrade Membership Recommended
All members Wiki Contests Vouchers Apps Newsletter THE NIKONIAN™ Magazines Podcasts Fundraising

Metro Atlanta, US
2225 posts

Click to send email to this author Click to send private message to this author
DVDMike Registered since 25th Mar 2003
Wed 01-Jul-09 11:04 PM

I converted a D100 to IR only some time ago. I shoot a lot of IR landscapes, but the D100 is only a 6MP camera. while even 12 MP does not give me that much more resolution, it would give me enough to make 24x36" prints pretty comfortably.

My question is if anyone has had their D5000 converted to IR only. With the hot filter removed, does the D5000 sensor capture IR images well?

One of the reasons why I am interested in purchasing and converting a D5000 is due to the positionable screen. A big potential drawback from shooting IR using the screen with LV is accurately view the scene. I am just not sure how well this would work with IR. If anyone has any experience in either of these areas, please let me know.