How to shoot haunting digital infrared photography

Digital Infrared Photography: our final image

Infrared light isn’t normally visible to the human eye, but in some circumstances it’s possible to capture it with your camera. The results of digital infrared photography can be truly stunning, lending a haunting appearance to outdoor scenes. The effect works particularly well on bright, sunny days in summer, when there are plenty of young, photosynthesising leaves on the trees.

Mimic the infrared film effect in Photoshop Elements

Get the infrared look for your landscape photography using this simple technique Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video you’ll find out how to transform a… Continue reading

Create an infrared effect in Photoshop

Learn how to reintroduce the infrared colour spectrum into your digital prints True infrared exposures require expensive specialist film to reveal a spectrum of colours that are normally invisible to the naked eye, but by using Adjustment Layers in Photoshop you can mimic the effect with ease. This tutorial will show you how to apply… Continue reading