Mastering Infrared Photography
A Live Online Workshop
Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 12:00pm EST (New York time zone)

Learn all about your digital camera's hidden super-power!
 


Infrared photography is very different than visible-light photography. In this workshop, you will learn what infrared energy is, and how to take IR images with either a converted camera or a non-converted camera (yes, you can photograph infrared without having to do a conversion!). If you choose to convert a camera, or purchase an already converted camera, I'll help you decide what kind of IR conversion is best for you.

This is a very comprehensive workshop where you will learn everything you need to know. You will be able to ask questions and participate in this Zoom meeting. You'll leave with a very comfortable understanding of infrared photography.

Participants are provided with a copy of the PowerPoint slides and the presentation will be recorded. Attendees are provided with a private link of the recording to review as often as they like.

I will cover a variety of topics, including:


  • Origins of infrared photography
  • What is light?
  • What is infrared energy?
  • Solar radiation & infrared
  • Why shoot infrared?
  • When is the best time to shoot IR?
  • Camera sensors
  • Camera conversions
  • Shooting with non-converted cameras
  • The "hot mirror" filter
  • The different conversion options available
  • False color
  • Common IR filter frequencies
  • Specialty filters (Astro-photography, Ektrachrome IR emulation)
  • Exposures based on IR frequencies
  • Sample Images
  • Subjects that photograph well with IR
  • Cutting through haze with IR
  • Camera techniques and tools
  • JPEG vs RAW IR shooting
  • White Balance and IR
  • Post Processing IR images
  • Purchasing an already-converted camera
  • Things to consider
  • References / tutorials

You attend this workshop from the comfort of your own home or from wherever you happen to be using Zoom.

Attendees will be provided with a copy of the PowerPoint presentation and a link to the presentation video so you can review the material at your own pace after the workshop.

Registration is only $24.95.

Once you register, you'll receive the workshop Zoom link 2-days prior to the workshop, and again on the day of the workshop.

Mastering Infrared Photography
Here are a few examples of how striking Infrared images can  be:
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FAQ
Who is this for?
This workshop is for anyone is either curious about Infrared photography or has an Infrared camera and wants to learn to take and post-process spectacular IR images. 
Will this workshop be recorded?
Yes, the workshop will be recorded, and the recording will be available for you to review whenever you like.
Why attend?
We explain everything you need to know about IR photography in easy to understand English. We show you the tools and techniques used to get great images. We'll also explain the unique. but easy, post-processing techniques used for IR images.
What’s included?
This is an approx. 2-hour online interactive Zoom workshop. You will be able to ask questions and benefit from other attendee questions. In addition, you will be provided with the online workshop slides in PDF form and a link to an online video copy of the workshop that you can view as often as you like.
When is it?
The workshop will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 12:00pm EST (New York time zone)
What Software is covered?
We will use Adobe Photoshop to post-process IR images.
How much is it?
Registration for the workshop is $24.95.
About your instructor
Bert Sirkin has been teaching photography topics for the past 40+ years and post-processing techniques for the past 15 years.

He apprenticed at with a Professional Photographer in Boston when he was 18 years old and has done part-time Professional Photography since he was 19 years old.

He has taught workshops in Everglades NP, Joshua Tree NP & Monument Valley Tribal park and is a frequent speaker at various photography gatherings.
Unsolicited Testimonials
"I knew this would be great, but it has been OUTSTANDING!!!!!"
"Thanks so much for hosting this class. It was the best. You were slow and thorough enough for dummies like me to begin to understand."
"Thank you so much - it was great! I did learn a lot and it's an extra bonus to be able to go back over the material."
"You really did an outstanding job today. I learned so much. It was really the best overview class I have taken."
"The workshop was marvelous – just packed with information I needed! I really appreciated your very clear descriptions of the process. Really very well done! I learned so much."
"Thank you for such a comprehensive presentation today!"
"Thank you for an excellent class yesterday. It was the best money I've spent and now I'm excited to pull up some photos and play with it."
"Thank you for the class and the followup video. It was a great experience!"

"Thank you much for your excellent presentation this afternoon. I liked very much the way you organized the content but even more importantly your well paced and easy to understand delivery."
Contact Us
If you have questions, contact us via this form or by emailing us at [email protected]. You can also call us at 860-656-7446.
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Sat. February 24, 2024 at 12:00pm EST
Our goal is to help you produce better images!

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