D200 vs D80 for Infrared?

Started Dec 15, 2006 | Discussions thread
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Re: Fyi...
In reply to peter taylor, Dec 20, 2006

Thank you, but I thought we were referring to modified DSLRs only. I am aware of the increased filtration with each successive generation.

However, this does not seem to apply to the sensors yet.

peter taylor wrote:

From Thom Hogans review of the D80:

The D80 is a poor IR or UV camera. Each successive Nikon round of
DSLRs seem to have more and more IR and UV filtering, and the
D80/D200 generation are no exception. If you want to shoot that
type of image, you're either going to have to hold onto those old
D1's and D100's, or have a newer DSLR modified to remove that

I frankly don't know anything about IR photography but I think he
does. Something to consider.
Cheers, Peter.


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