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Shooting Infrared on digital Cameras
I Have converted my Nikon D1x to dedicated Infrared .
Before I use a Kodak Wratten No. 87 filter over the lens. This can be ordered from B and H photo in New York. It’s a very dark red filter and you won’t see any light through it.
Set the camera on ISO 200 in B&W mode. (It can be shot in color but it will come out in red.) Use a tripod since the starting exposure will be F8 at 5 seconds. If your camera has an infrared mark, line up your focus with the mark.
To test to see if your camera can see infrared (some cameras have a filter to remove infrared) take a picture of your television remote – the end that points toward the TV to change the channels – and press any button holding it down as you take a photo. Do this in a semi-darkened room. If the camera sees infrared, the photo will show a picture of a red light. The Wratten No. 87 filter is not used during this test.
For conversion of digital cameras go to ......http://www.lifepixel.com or you can do it your self if you are skilled, Life PixeL will show you how.
Web site for creating infrared on 990:
In above word "Nikon" the N is in upper case.
Good Luck..Have fun.