Infrared ho!

in infrared

I dismantled my frighteningly-expensive 15 euro webcam, and found that it is highly sensitive down into the near infrared range. I taped a spare R72 infrared filter on the front and got some surprisingly clear and usable images/video.
My next step is to look at the fun and creative things I can do with a webcam, beyond the webstream and time-lapse projects I’ve already blogged.

Star trails over Galway is one possible use. Please, give me your suggestions.


in infrared

Mark Grealish

Dashing brigand, handsome rapscallion, father, crazy cat lady and the world's greatest lover and liar, living in Galway, Ireland.



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