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Canon A1200 IR conversion at November 2-4, 2012, PLOTS Barnraising, Cocodrie, LA at LUMCON

by patcoyle | November 06, 2012 15:02 | 6,458 views | 1 comments | #4788 | 6,458 views | 1 comments | #4788 06 Nov 15:02

Jeff Warren coached Pat Coyle through successful conversion of Canon A1200 to shoot infrared images. He has led many other camera conversion sessions. For information about the motivation and uses of these modified cameras, see:


I just removed the IR blocking filter from a black Canon A1300. Virtually the same procedure applied as with the A1200 mentioned above. I didn't put in the developed film though, because I'm not too happy about the amount of visible light that still gets through that. I think I'll glue a filter mount ring for astronomical oculars onto the front of the lens housing so I can screw on all kinds of filters. I'll get me a very deep red glass filter for NIR. I'm going to mount the black A1300 on a bar beside a silver unmodified A1300 so I can take two shots at the same time. Should be fun :-)

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