WILL NICHOLLS, PETAPIXEL:
Digital cameras usually have infrared filters on the sensor that work to block out almost all of the infrared information reaching it. To shoot infrared photos, photographers often have their camera converted to capture infrared light by removing this filter, but in turn the camera loses its ability to capture “normal” images. If you’d like to dabble with IR photography, there’s an easier alternative.
If you’re new to the world of infrared photography, altering a camera and restricting it to one narrow genre is probably not an attractive prospect. After all, what if you decide it’s not for you?
Check it out, here.