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So far, little experience using this lens in infrared. A versatile lens, it’s an excellent choice for overall shooting, and for infrared.
Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 macro hot spots
Hot spots are better than the 50mm f/1.4 and 50mm f/1.8 II, and perhaps even better than the 50mm f/1.2L, but still are a concern by f/8.
Canon 50mm f/2.5 macro backfocus
Backfocus is minor. Still, it’s a 2+ stop improvement to focus through the B+W 092.
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Diglloyd Infrared Photography covers cameras and lenses for infrared photography.
The coverage explains all the issues involved in shooting in infrared, which do not change. It is not a review of any particular camera or lens, though many examples are included.
- Guidance on workflow for infrared, including black and white and channel swapping for false-color images.
- How infrared renders, and why certain spectral cutoffs matter: false color vs black and white.
- Image quality issues to be on the lookout for in infrared.
- Numerous lens evaluations in infrared.