Crichton Memorial Church – PT.III | 720nm Infrared | 35Chronicle

black & white, infrared, photography, rural, skies, spring, structures, trees

When the Ground Marries the Sky.

It really isn’t all that often that I’m lucky enough to see settings like this. Back in November I shot the church for my first time (2019: posts 169 & 178 on my Archives page, if you’d like to roll back a little) and, given the beautiful weather on that day too, albeit cold and autumnal – I was extremely happy to have come away with some lovely IR frames that, yes, I am still very pleased with; but today, in the midst of spring and of course, during the still current lock-down, I managed to snag a few more that, even before I reached for my camera, had me drawing sharp intakes of breath. (Social- distancing – unbreached of course; in fact that part really wasn’t difficult at all.) 

I hope that you are all keeping well and, that you’ll enjoy these few captures. 

I | 24mm – 1/380th – f6.3 – ISO:200 | Ricoh GXR LTFS Conversion w/Hoya R72

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II | 24mm – 1/290th – f6.3 – ISO:200 | Ricoh GXR LTFS Conversion w/Hoya R72

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III | 28mm – 1/850th – f4.3 – ISO:200 | Ricoh GXR LTFS Conversion w/Hoya R72

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22 thoughts on “Crichton Memorial Church – PT.III | 720nm Infrared | 35Chronicle

    1. Awww, Janet, thank you! As you’d imagine, I left the road on the corner on purpose. I do my best to exercise conscious exclusion when I’m framing and, the road off looked to me, a nice part of the shot. Frames that corner nicely I think. Thank you for noticing! I’ve a few more frames from today, probably won’t get to post ’til nest week now but, watch this space! And please forgive me for not catching up with your posts recently… I’m catching up as quickly as I can I promise! Bad Rob! 😕

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    1. Thank you my friend and, great to hear from you! This A16 is still such a treat. Wonderful to work with! Keep well my friend, and best wishes to you and Shirley!

      Sent from my aging Sony! 😁


    1. That’s generally how it’s done, Mike. Amar has converted many cameras for me and I’ve never been anything but delighted. Lifepixel will be able to let you know if they can do it for you, and I believe their work comes with a guarantee.

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    1. Thank you so much, Mike! It’s a lovely spot isn’t it?!

      As for your R X100 – I’m not certain but, if you send a query to my good friend Amar, at – he will be the best person I know who could help you. I do wish you luck and, if you manage to get it converted one day, dooooo let me know! Have a great evening, Mike! Very best, Rob 🙏


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