Fuji has announced a new X-T1 IR. It is essentially the same camera as the Fuji X-T1 (and looks identical) but adds advanced infrared technology to see light from the ultraviolet (UV), visible and infrared (IR) portions of the light spectrum (approximately 380nm – 1,000nm). [Read more…]
Nightshot Mode with the Xbox Kinect
After I saw these images over at PetaPixel taken with an infrared still camera, I just had to see what NightShot mode on the Sony MC50U looked like while my son played Xbox Kinect last night.
This effect is possible with any camera that offers a night vision mode using an infrared light to capture images in total darkness. The key to making the Kinect sensor lights more clearly visible, however, is to cover up the camera’s built-in infrared lamp and use only the Kinect infrared light points for illumination.
Infrared iPhone Shutter Remote for DSLRs
With a little help from the DSLR.Bot app ($4.99 in the App Store) for iOS, you can add an infrared trigger to your iPhone for Canon (and soon Nikon) DSLRs.
Check out the simple DIY instructions for the infrared iPhone adapter in the video below. [Read more…]