Country Gas Station - Infrared Photography

By Solominer | Solominer | 9 Oct 2019


 

On our way to a State Park we stopped for my friend to grab some food. I hung outside and took a bunch a pictures. It was quite hot and humid outside though the world looks like a snowy dream world. You never know what you'll find in these gas stations. Ive heard rumors from friends that even some of them have Bitcoin ATMs seemingly in the middle of nowhere.

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panasonic_dmcgh3.png Camera Model Lumix GH3, modified by LifePixel for Full Spectrum lens.png Lens Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12mm-50mm cropfilter1.png Filter 720nm Infrared Passthrough filter apture.png Aperture f/6.1 Timeexposurevalue.png Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec iso.png Film Speed 800 spectrum.png Spectrum Infrared (IR) wavelengh1.png Wavelength 720 nanometers location.png Location Chatsworth Georgia USA.

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The intersection right next to the Gas station, bunch of trees giving the asphalt a contrasting look.

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Walking back to the gas station as I wait for my friend to return I take a picture of the pumps. This place was probably upgraded over the years with new hardware. Looks like its an old gas station.

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Inside the store there is food and drink and probably a restroom to use. I stayed outside though and took some pictures of the building with cloudy skies in the background.

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The Kwik Shop is what was written up on the building. Guess its a play on the word quick.

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Before leaving I look down the road we are about to start heading toward. Being partly cloudy the road was lit up by the sky far down the road but overcast where I was standing.

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You can see some plants growing through the asphalt around the mailboxes. Nature constantly trying to take back what man built.

 

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I take pictures with a special camera. Its a Mirrorless DSLR that has been modified by Life Pixel to see light in other wavelengths. This allows my camera to see light in the Infrared [IR] around 1300 NM wavelength, through the visual spectrum and into the Ultraviolet A and B wavelengths roughly into the 300 NM wavelength.

I carry many filters on me to make the photos you see in my blog, these filters screw on my lens and help me isolate certain wavelengths for certain scenes. These filters can be IR / UV pass-through filters to assist me get a natural photo taking out the UV and IR light. Or I may use a Infrared pass-through filter capture just IR light. I can do the same with UV light as well, though I need some better filters which they can cost a few hundred dollars for true Ultraviolet pass through filters. So for right now I have B + W 403 bandpass filters that still allow some IR light in, due to their cheaper material.

 

There are also exotic glasses made of sapphire and germanium I am open to working with to replace my silica glass hot mirror with a material that allows even longer wavelengths of infrared to enter my cameras sensor. Special sensors, lenses and filters of that material would be needed as well, so it would be a big project but one that may give some even more unique photography results.

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Addresses below to help me buy better camera equipment and support me to travel to locations to do photo and video and overall great blogs in new places. I would be happy to list some of the contributors in my posts for donations that help me along the way.

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For more information on how I do my photography I have a short video on that: https://steempeak.com/photography/@solominer/vqgcrs3x

 



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Solominer
Solominer

I am a user of cryptocurrency and also run infrastructure for multiple Coins and Dapps. I write about my experience with blockchain tech and nature. On the side I use a full spectrum camera to take unique photos in the Infrared and Ultraviolet spectrums.


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