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Turning Canon 1300D to a Full Spectrum Camera

Here we will turn Canon 1300D to a Full Spectrum Camera. This conversion is very similar to the Canon 1200D. The 1300D has a few additional ribbon cables for its WiFi and NFC. As with the older model we will need some sort of a tool to make the sensor level. However, if we make […]

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How to Convert Panasonic G2 To Full Spectrum

The Panasonic G2 has a pleasant IR picture rendering. There are also many lenses that perform very well in infrared. However, the conversion involves some metal filing for focus adjustment. Let’s disassemble the camera. Unscrew all the screws on the outside. There will be hidden screws on the viewfinder. Carefully separate the plastic panel with […]

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Canon EOS M To Full Spectrum Conversion

This camera is very popular because of its movie capabilities. That’s why sometimes it’s hard to find one. For proper conversion a micrometer or gauge is necessary. In case you do a full spectrum conversion and do not have these tolls simply shifting the sensor to the front as far as it goes may do […]

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Turning Nikon D3100 into A Full Spectrum Camera

The conversion of this camera is a bit difficult. You need to remember which screw goes where and there are a logic board and a metal frame to take out before we can access the sensor. We will use small flat and Philips screw drivers, tweezers and scissors. I suspect those screw lengths and which […]

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Turning the Sony A6000 To a Astro Camera

This camera has a gazillion of ribbon cables. If you managed to save all of them from damaging – congratulations and you deserve cold beer and chips. Let’s disassemble. This camera has the most anti “that makes sense” disassembly way. Please unscrew all the screws that you will find on the outside. Now take a […]

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Converting Canon 1100D T3 for Astro Photography

The Canon 1100D or Rebel T3 is probably the easiest to convert into astro photography camera. It has relatively beefy sensor with a big metal plate on it which helps to cool it down. Despite its age the camera still holds in resolution and picture quality. And most important thing it shoots RAW and there […]

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How To Modify Canon 1200D T5 For Astro Photography

The 1200D or Rebel T5 is the next model after Canon 1100D T3 and offers not only a bigger LCD screen but also more mega pixels. Difference is and inside the sensor mount. Now the sensor is fitted on springs and not sitting on shims like in the previous model. Is the astro mod now […]

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How to Modify Canon EF-S Lens to Fit With an Optolong L-Pro or Any Other Clip-in Filter

You probably bought an Optolong filter and were excited to use it on your camera in a galaxy hunting on Friday. But that unfortunately did not happen because the lens refused to fit into the place. So what’s happened? If you read the small print on Optolong page, it says that those filters do not […]

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How to Start Infrared Photography on a Budget

Infrared photography with a stock camera The fastest way to try out infrared photography is to buy some infrared filters and use your camera with a tripod. This is probably the fastest way, but there are some limitations. Moving objects like trees in the wind will be blurry due to using a long exposure.If you […]

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DIY Full Spectrum Conversion of Fujifilm S2900 Series Camera

Get ready for a full spectrum conversion. To do this, you will need to disassemble the camera. Download Our Infrared Photography Guide How to take infrared pictures with a digital camera What are infrared filters available How to process infrared images How to modify a digital camera for infrared photography How to modify a digital […]