best IR shot you can get with IR filter

Started Apr 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
Jinxt
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Re: best IR shot you can get with IR filter
In reply to kev777zero, Apr 26, 2012

kev777zero wrote:

hm...are we suppose to set the white balance on green foliage before attaching the filter, or after?
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You want to set the white balance on green foliage after. But what makes it difficult is that you need a VERY long exposure on the NEX series in order to get a descent pic with enough colors for white balance. The NEX has a very good IR cutoff filter in front of the sensor, which is why the NEX is not best for IR photography without a conversion.

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