Alex at RasPiTV shows how his new Pi NoIR stacks up against his RasPicam for daylight photography and draws some conclusions about the Pi NoIR’s uses:
It’s not for regular daylight photography. Here’s what Pi NoIR IS for:
- camera effects e.g. black and white IR photos
- low-light photography with IR lighting
- wildlife photography (nocturnal with IR lighting)
- specialist archaeological applications
- specialist botanical applications
And of course, a lot of us will get one to experiment with. I have in mind a project involving either a servo or solenoid and a light sensor to control the position of an IR cut filter for a 24-hour surveillance camera.I hope this helps you decide whether the PiNoIR is for you or not. I haven’t yet sorted out an IR source, so can’t show anything useful as regards night-time shots.
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