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Malcolm Peaker
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These are methods I use to process RAW digital infrared images for 'faux' colours.

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My current processing workflows for ‘faux’ colour Infrared photography with DSLRs
Readers of this blog will be aware that I have tried all sorts of different software and ways of processing ‘faux’ colour images from infrared-converted cameras. I came across the superb article* by Bob Vishneski here on the photographylife website and foun...

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Spotted in a book review in The Times.

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How did he come to write that?
My eye, in speed reading a review of a biography of Sir Hans Sloane in The Times (Saturday 27 May), came to a sudden halt: Sloane was no Darwinist; the flora and fauna, animals and artefacts he was to acquire articulated a vision of providential order. Not ...

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More on how the Komodo Dragon kills it prey.

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Komodo Dragon: extending the saliva story
The previous post generated a number of emails on the use of biologically-active substances in saliva by the Komodo Dragon to help kill its prey, ranging from ‘unnecessary and highly speculative’ to ‘generally supportive but needs more work’. I was also tol...

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My first impressions of the DC-FZ82 for birding, wildlife and travel.

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Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ82 for Birding and Wildlife Video and Still Photographs: First Impressions
Readers will know that I was a fairly early adopter of a superzoom bridge camera for wildlife. Nothing else bar an APS-size-sensored DSLR and a lens of at least 600 mm focal length has the reach. With binoculars, sometimes a telescope and tripod, and a vide...

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We went to see Komodo Dragons in the wild last September. But what is the state of play on whether they are venomous or not?

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Komodo Dragons. A peaceful morning in the Komodo National Park and an acrimonious debate on reptilian venoms
Last September’s Expedition Cruise from Darwin through the Lesser Sunda islands of East Timor and Indonesia included stops at Rinca and Komodo. Ever since my fourth cousin once removed visited Komodo in 1956 I have wanted to see Komodo Dragons alive and in ...
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