Infrared photography is of interest to the amateur and commercial photographer and to scientists and technologists because it produces images that are not possible with conventional photographic films. In its practice there is not much difference between infrared and normal photography. The same cameras and light sources can usually be used, together with the same processing solutions. Infrared photography, however, is usually only attempted by skilled photographers, scientists, and technicians with a particular purpose in mind.
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Davidhazy, Andrew, "Infrared photography" (1993). The Focal encyclopedia of photography - edited by Leslie Stroebel and Richard Zakia ; illustrated by Wes Morningstar. Boston : Focal Press., 3rd edition (), p. 389 - 395 . Accessed from
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