infrared photography

How to recreate the infrared “Harkonnen Effect” from Dune: Part II

Mar 19, 2024
Phillip Andrew Iglesias

Dune: Part II was recently released in theaters, garnering positive reviews from movie-goers and reviewers alike. Here at Kolari, we were hyped to see infrared…

Infrared photo of a pregnant belly shows all the magic of the human body

Dec 18, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Pregnancy is an incredible process that changes the human body in many ways. Mathieu Stern, a photographer, and a soon-to-be dad, captured a bit of this magic and change in a single photo. He used the technique many portrait photographers avoid to show how a woman’s body changes to make life possible for a baby.

OM Digital goes infrared with IR versions of its E-M1X and E-M1 Mark III cameras

Jun 19, 2023
John Aldred

OM Digital has released two new cameras in Japan. Technically, they’ve released two new versions of two old cameras. Well, I say “old”. They’re the…

DIY Camera-Shy hoodie lets wearer avoid CCTV and surveillance cameras

Mar 8, 2023
Alex Baker

If you don’t like the idea of being recognized by surveillance cameras, then this latest DIY project could be for you. Of course, if you’re…

How to turn an old floppy disk into a free infrared camera filter

Jan 16, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Remember floppy disks? We’ve come a long way since they were the primary method of data storage, and now we have terabytes of storage on…

Forget Harry Potter, Chinese students have invented an invisibility ‘cloak’ that fools AI cameras

Dec 21, 2022
Alex Baker

There are real-life actual situations where an invisibility cloak could be really useful, and not just for sloping about the corridors of Hogwarts at night…

This DIY multispectral phone camera reveals what’s underneath any painting

Jun 27, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

UV and IR light can, literally and figuratively, show us the world in a totally different light. One of their common uses is to examine…

The Haida M10 II Filter System brings some nice workflow improvements over the original M10

Mar 2, 2022
John Aldred

I’ve used a number of square filter solutions over the years and it’s rare that new holders are released, but that’s what’s happened with Haida,…

This extreme Raspberry Pi camera mod uses a laser to removes the Bayer filter array

Aug 20, 2021
John Aldred

There are a lot of reasons why one might want to have the sensor in their camera modified. We see it all the time for…

This is the surprisingly true story of Kodak Aerochrome’s origins and ultimate fate

Nov 26, 2020
John Aldred

It’s hard to imagine that a particular film stock, especially something like infrared film, might have an origin story that’s almost as wild as a…