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Rob Shea

Rob wrote the book on infrared photography, the definitive guide for photographers new to and experienced with infrared photography. Improve your photography with tutorials, photo shooting and editing guides, tips, tricks, raw editor reviews, and product reviews. Free downloads to help you to process infrared images. New techniques to simplify the complex editing workflow for color infrared images in Adobe Lightroom. Sign up for my newsletter! You can see the prior newsletters below.

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Fixing Infrared Hot Spots on the Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/4.5-5.6 WR The latest video uses Lightroom Classic to correct mild infrared hot spots with the Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/4.5-5.6 WR. These techniques could also address mild hot spots from other lenses and most raw editors. Fujifilm GF 35-70mm f/4.5-5.6 WR Hot Spot Tests Color Doesn't Exist - Spring Sale! Color Doesn’t Exist: A Practical Guide to Infrared Photography is your practical guide to the world of infrared photography. Color Doesn't...

Secrets of White Balance for Infrared Photography My latest video is the third in a series on the secrets of white balance for infrared photography. I'll show you how to white balance an infrared image without using profiles or color temperature! This is a handy tool if you are ever in a white-balancing bind. Color Doesn't Exist - Spring Sale! Color Doesn’t Exist: A Practical Guide to Infrared Photography is your practical guide to the world of infrared photography. Color Doesn't Exist: A...

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Visible Diffraction Calculator I've built a new website that calculates diffraction for your camera and infrared filter! Select your camera and filter. The calculator will tell you which ƒ-stops you can use to avoid diffraction. You can view this at diffraction.cAm. That's diffraction dot cAm, as in "camera," not dot com. This video explains how this came to be and how you can use it. Enjoy! Chrome Profile Pack Thanks to your contributions, I've created the FREE Chrome Profile Pack. This pack...

Best Raw Editor for Infrared This latest video introduces my new summary of raw editors for infrared photography. This blog page lists the licensing, platforms, white balance, color swapping, and my recommendations for popular raw editors. Raw Editors for Infrared Photography Visible Diffraction Calculator (Sneak Peek)! I've built a new website that calculates diffraction for your camera and infrared filter! Select your camera and filter. The calculator will let you know which f-stops you can...

Color Doesn't Exist Audiobook The audiobook edition of Color Doesn't Exist: A Practical Guide to Infrared Photography is now available. You can hear a sample chapter in this video. You can also listen to the sample chapter at colordoesntexist.com. $14.95 Color Doesn’t Exist: A Practical Guide to Infrared Photography (Audiobook) Even for experienced photographers, infrared presents many challenges. The path to great images is filled with twists,... Read more Get it now! Now accepting PayPal...

DxO PhotoLab 7 for Infrared Photography I'm in the middle of a blizzard, so I'll take advantage of this time by continuing to look at various raw editors for infrared photography. In this video, I explore DxO PhotoLab 7 and the key features for IR editing, including white balance capabilities, color swap options, and contrast adjustments. I compare the Essential and Elite editions of DxO PhotoLab and discuss the additional plugins and collections offered by DxO. If you are interested in...

ON1 Photo RAW Infrared Presets Update I've released an update to my Infrared Presets for ON1 Photo RAW, adding three new color swap methods and expanding the range of AI local contrast options. There are now 166 presets in this collection. More details ON1 Photo RAW Infrared Presets Color Doesn't Exist Holiday Sale The holiday sale ends on New Year's Day! Use one of the codes below for a discount on my book Color Doesn’t Exist: A Practical Guide to Infrared Photography. HOLIDAYSHIP - Free...

ON1 Photo RAW 2024 for Infrared photography My latest video takes a fresh look at ON1 Photo RAW 2024. This video covers white balancing, four different ways to color swap your images, and a set of Infrared Presets created just for ON1. This raw editor may be ideal for editing your infrared images if you prefer to minimize the time spent editing your images, if you don’t need to edit on a mobile device, or if you don’t like software subscriptions. ON1 Photo RAW 2024 offers a 30-day trial. If...

Black Friday Sale Black is the absence of color. Color doesn't exist. The absence of a thing that doesn't exist must mean it's time for a Black Friday sale! Use the codes below for a discount on my book Color Doesn’t Exist: A Practical Guide to Infrared Photography. “ An inspirational book that explains in-depth infrared photography, processing, and using either a converted IR camera or filters. Highly recommended for any person with an interest in IR or monochrome photography. — Alan...