|The picture you see is what came out of the camera. It was not enhanced.
heat will ruin the eyes.
Infra Red (IR) is of different kinds. The one closest to the red spectrum is known as
"near IR". IR photography refers to taking photographs of heat. Near IR is not heat.
This is what is taken picture of normally. IR pictures look weird; see picture below.
Real IR starts at about 700nm. Lower than this will allow different wavelengths to
reach the camera sensor, i.e. blue from 400nm to 500nm, green from 500nm to
600nm, and red from 600nm to 700nm. Above 700nm requires more sophisticated
and expensive equipment in photographing heat.
'picTeur' allows different IR filters to be attached to the point and shoot camera.
Cameras with view finders might allow composition of the picture while pointing at
the object. Others will completely make normal colors invisible, thus making it hard
to compose the image. There are versions of point and shoot cameras that allow
composition without difficult adjustments. Some cameras are converted so that the
IR blocking filters are removed, thus allowing more heat to reach the camera sensor
while visibly composing the image.
This section of the website illustrates raw
pictures taken at different levels of IR starting at
IR filters come in different sizes. The larger
they are, the more expensive the filters are.
With step-up or step-down adapter rings, all
sizes of IR filters can be used with the point
and shoot camera
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