Reculver cycle ride on the Kent coast

Hi all, I went on an amazing cycle ride yesterday along the Kent coast from Margate to Reculver in order to capture some images of the amazing medieval ruins there. I brought my DSLR and camcorder with me,  the DSLR was fitted with an infrared filter which allowed me to capture the atmospheric shots below….

Colour Infrared Video Imagery

I’ve been experimenting with colour infrared video and photography for some time, photography is easier due to the IR blocking filter on my stills camera being quite weak, plus manipulating RAW images in Photoshop and Gimp using  colour channel swapping is very effective. However video is another matter entirely, the IR blocking filter on my…

Hortus

I’ve finally finished my live cinema show ‘Hortus’ you can read a little about it below :) Hortus explores the relationship between natural and urban environments, it takes the viewer on a journey of discovery through the presence, form and processes of vegetal nature found throughout cities but often overlooked and ignored. Urban Nature Part…

Lee Valley in infrared

My 3rd attempt at infrared  along the Lee (Lea) Valley Canal towpath in East London. It was an amazing bright day so i jumped on my bike and headed to east london via the East London Line from New Cross. I had originally intended on filming plants along the waterside for my live cinema show…

Infrared photography – 2nd attempt

As the weather was nice with clear blue skys and just a few clouds I decided to give infrared photography another go. I have a Nikon D70 which is particularly sensitive to IR light, and a hoya R72 filter which blocks out most visible light. I white balanced on some brightly lit grass, then set…

Infrared videography

I did some experiments with infrared videography trying to recreate the awesomeness of the still picture below. Using a Canon HV20 camcorder I first tested if any infra red light was picked up by the sensor. Most cameras have an IR blocking filter but I was delighted to discover that the camera could ‘see’ the…