As a result of Kodak’s decision to discontinue HIE High Speed Infrared film, I finally decided to have my Nikon D100 modified to make it a full-time infrared camera. The results are very different to those that I’m used to getting with the infrared film, but I’m really having a lot of fun with it. These shots of Denise are from my first studio shoot after the conversion.
Persona Grata (nude)
This is Denise’s dragon – and as no self-respecting mythical serpent should be denied the ability to set things on fire, I decided to lightpaint in a little fiery breath. No models were singed in the making of this image…
What is lightpainting? It’s the art of lighting photographs with flashlights and other small, hand-held lights. If you’d like to give it a try you’ll find a tutorial here: Lightpainting Tutorial