The Essentials of Digital Infrared Photography

written by: Randy Juster

I got interested in infrared photography in the early 1970s. But the only IR film available at the time, Kodak High Speed Infrared, was grainy and relatively low in sharpness so I was never really happy with the results. One day everything changed. Looking at Minor White’s monograph, Mirrors, Messages, Manifestations, I came across a section, Sequence 10, of infrared photos that were impressively sharp and detailed. It hadn’t occurred to me that infrared film might be available in sizes larger than 35mm. That day I ordered my first box of 4×5 infrared and continued using the product until Kodak Read more »