I was cleaning, looking at old stuff and I found an old 49mm 720nm IR filter/ I must have been using that on some minolta lens when film was still a thing.
I also found a Pentax X90 bridge camera catching dust...
1 hour later, the X90 was disassembled, the sensor filter taken out, and then reassembled.
J! That thing definitely wasn't engineered for maintenance...
I now have a full spectrum bridge camera to play with, and with that 720nm IR filter, It’s going to be a lot of fun.
Full Spectrum Samsung WB35F
After the Pentax X90, I converted another cheap camera. The image quality is basically the same (super small sensor), but that little Samsung WB35F is much more practical: it's super small and fits in a pocket even with the IR filter on.
Home Made Gps For Nikon
With spare parts I made a GPS for my Nikon cameras.
Full Spectrum Comparison
Here is a comparison of color balanced photos: normal color, full spectrum, full spectrum + fdl filter and full spectrum + IR 720nm filter.
One possible infrared post processing
This is on possible post processing for an infrared photo, especially dealing with color blotching after channel swap and saturation/vibrance adjustements.
For fun: full spectrum Pentax x90 with infrared filter
I was cleaning, looking at old stuff and I found an old 49mm 720nm IR filter. I must have been using that on some Minolta lens when film was still a thing. I also found a Pentax X90 bridge camera catching dust...
3 months later: X3 photo gallery as a koken alternative
So, it's been a little over 3 months since I was forced to abandon the absolute best photo gallery: Koken. Because of stupid lazy developers not supporting their product.
Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di LD IF Macro for Minolta
Got that NOS lens from 2008 dirt cheap.
120Mp Composite From The Minolta 7D
Just for fun, a 120MP composite with the 7D and 70-210 Beercan.
Brand New Canon AF35ML Film Compact
Just received that pretty early 80's compact 35mm from Canon. It is just a very simple point and shoot that was quite succesfull at the time, an evolution of the 35M with the fastest lens on a compact: F/1.9
New toy: Minolta 700si film SLR
Got this one a couple days ago. It's a nice mid range Minolta film SLR from 1993.
Better Film Scanning With A Cheap Flatbed Scanner
I don't really plan to invest lot of money in shooting film. Therefore, I have to make do with a cheap 50 bucks Epson Perfection V330. And unlike its name suggests, it's far from perfect.
Nikon N50 F50
Here is a Nikon N50 / F50. Very good looking and in perfect working order, with a 35-80 and a few rolls of Kodak Ultramax.
A Pristine And Inexpensive Sony Dslr Alpha 700 A700
Received a very good looking Sony A700 for the price of a Nikon small battery.
ACR super resolution: print test
This will be a temporary conclusion to my non scientific fast and dirty Adobe camera raw super resolution VS Topaz Gigapixel AI.
ACR super resolution: another test
This is a quick update on my previous post. As before I let Gigapixel decide the best settings , and did not adjust anything in camera raw.
Adobe Super Resolution In Camera Raw
So I updated Camera Raw, and gave their new super resolution thing a try on some photos. Doubling the resolution of a photo is sometimes absolutely necessary. I will compare it here with Topaz Gigapixel with auto detect settings ON.
Farewell koken: finding a replacement /alternative
After another server update, koken, the photography oriented CMS I used on my website, was definitely broken and couldn't be saved.