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    Default DSLR conversion to infrared

    Hi guys/girls

    There are some very old threads about this, but no information there as to if there are perhaps infrared camera conversion available in South Africa. I know Outdoorphoto used to have a converted D200, and would like to have one of my old D300 bodies converted. From what I could find on the web, people got some good results from them. Removing the IR filter on the sensor seems to be a risky, but do-able, but sourcing a replacement filter to cut of RGB and having to remove the sensor cleaning element is stopping me from trying it out.

    Any thought/ideas?
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    Default Re: DSLR conversion to infrared

    Other than some factory conversions, I don;t know of any private ones around, or know of someone who had done this in recent years.
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    Default Re: DSLR conversion to infrared

    This type of photography is much more popular in the USA and Europe. There are some forums specialising in this topic - again overseas - but locally you hear someone mention infrared every 5 years or so.
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