The IR chrome filter seeks to recreate the effect of the olden-times kodachrome film, spares the blue and turns foliage rich reds and oranges. Intended for blue skies and such, but also a nice colour effect on blue-feathered birds, and the images don’t need the ‘colour-swap’ processing that most infrared camera images require.
Shot on a full-spectrum modified A6000
This pale peacock is stomping about and strutting his stuff for the benefit of another more gorgeously hued bloke. There was not a jot of interest in the macho display from some nearby peahens, who very carefully weren’t watching.
Word for the day is leucism, is a condition in animals characterised by reduced pigmentation, and different from albinism. Quite tricky to photograph without blowing out all the highlights.