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June 10, 2004 7:15 AM   Subscribe

Abstrakt: the photography of frank lemire.
posted by Gyan (7 comments total)

 
good find!
*shiver*
these are making me colder than i already am though.

my work place likes to make us freeze to death, to boost morale.
posted by mojo80 at 7:40 AM on June 10, 2004


Nice site.

The term "digital infrared" is a little confusing and hard to imagine though. I wonder if its a filter or photoshoppery or both?
posted by hama7 at 8:50 AM on June 10, 2004


filter most likely.
posted by mrplab at 9:05 AM on June 10, 2004


Frank works in the same place I do, just one aisle over. He doesn't have a MeFi account, so I'm posting this response for him:
Hi Folks. I'm a longtime MeFi reader, but I dont have my own account yet. It's a nice surprise to see my site listed the day before my birthday.

The digital infrared photos on my website are done using an infrared filter over the lens, it is not photoshoppery. The pictures come out of the camera with this colouration. The filter cuts light at 680nm, which lets the tail end of the visible spectrum (deep red) through as well as the infrared, which the camera I used was quite sensitive to naturally.

The effect is that everything that is 'alive' glows green with life, and non-IR reflecting objects like buildings/etc else comes out magenta.

Many older and some newer digital cameras can do infrared. The nikon coolpix i used did this particular kind of result which I enjoyed.

If you have any other questions, drop me an email.

- Frank
posted by AccordionGuy at 10:49 AM on June 10, 2004


Happy Birthday, Frank!
posted by hama7 at 6:52 AM on June 12, 2004


Speaking of birthdays, I should have mentioned that this is my 24th FPP and yesterday (June 10th) was my 24th birthday. Coincidences. Heh.
posted by Gyan at 8:56 AM on June 12, 2004


Many congratulations, Gyan. Nice posts, too.
posted by hama7 at 12:49 PM on June 15, 2004


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