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infrared dubai: a family portrait of skyscrapers and sand


paolo pettigiani has photographed new york city, much of italy, and more through infrared filters and sensitivity settings. here, candy-colored-contrasts seen through his nikon D750 transform hot, dry dubai into a cold blue city with blooming pink hues.

paolo pettigiani
all images courtesy of paolo pettigiani

paolo’s key ingredient is chlorophyl. grass, leaves, trees — anything with chlorophyl strongly reflects IR light. the style results in less colors, but it almost seems necessary, when capturing a family portrait of skysrcapers and sand, to dress them sharply in just two wavelengths.

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zach andrews I designboom
mar 03, 2019
  • Cool. That night shot would make a great screensaver… Beautiful.


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here, candy-colored-contrasts seen through his nikon D750 transform hot, dry dubai into a cold blue city with blooming pink hues. 
2019/03/04 00:38