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Simulating B/W Infrared in Photoshop

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Old 11-26-2007, 01:21 PM
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Simulating B/W Infrared in Photoshop

This past weekend I watched an interesting news segment on Arthur Drooker and his infrared pictures of America's ruins, and it got me wondering how I'd simulate the look in Photoshop from a color image. It started more as a mental exercise, but I know that there are already hundreds of techniques for this and probably dozens of software solutions.

So I thought I'd put a call out for your favorite b/w infrared simulation techniques/solutions/plugins. Oh, and post before/after examples, please.
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Old 11-26-2007, 06:44 PM
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Re: Simulating B/W Infrared in Photoshop

RPM's Beautifier and Fotomatix's (Cybia) PseudoIR filters are my favorite filters for doing this Doug; both are free.
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Old 11-27-2007, 11:03 PM
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Re: Simulating B/W Infrared in Photoshop

if anyone cares to post some befores and afters of real IR, i'd be willing to see what i can do in filter forge to replicate the look.
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Old 11-28-2007, 12:39 AM
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Re: Simulating B/W Infrared in Photoshop

Take a look at this
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