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infrared film

Film carrying an emulsion especially sensitive to "near-infrared." Used to photograph through haze because of the penetrating power of infrared light and in camouflage detection to distinguish between living vegetation and dead vegetation or artificial green pigment.
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"I enjoy experimenting with various films and developers and am currently exploring shooting on infrared film and the ancient method of cyanotype," she says.
The infrared film displays surreal colours, but this film used the technology in a more subtle way.The film has not yet been broadcast in Slovakia,though spectators in Rome, New York and London have seen it at various film festivals.
In The Enclave, Richard Mosse challenges the limits of understanding by resorting to infrared film to photograph and film the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
"Has anybody tried observing these shrimp with infrared film or an ultraviolet imager?"
However, covering the walls with an infrared film, invisible to humans but highly visible to our winged friends, solved that issue.
Specialized photography using color infrared film has also been used to detect disease and insect damage in forest trees.
" He wrote, "According to what they said," infrared imaging at Iwo Jima showed "a lot of booby-traps out in the water." His comment a few sentences earlier that "I don't know who the hell made the decision, but they wanted infrared film taken" would suggest he was skeptical.
Also take a close look at the Israeli infrared film taken from the sea towards the Mavi Marmara.
The company's new TDi Blown Film system, known as model 8110-BE allows processors to "optimize machine output and performance as well as product quality, particularly when costly barrier materials are involved." NDC adds that "the non-nuclear FG710S Infrared Film sensor, mounted after the collapsers, can measure the various critical components in barrier film structures such as nylon, EVOH, and sealant materials.
The upgraded FG710S infrared film thickness gauge is designed for high precision measurement of basis weight or thickness of single- or multi-layer films.
The photographer snapped the unsuspecting models--and numerous spectators--with infrared film as they circled city parks in search of affection and release.
The use of black and white infrared film remains popular with landscape photographers because of the way it renders a clear sky as a very dark, almost black area.