Replicate traditional photographic techniques using step-by-step walkthroughs - part three: infrared film effects.

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The use of infrared film was originally developed in the scientific community, but it is also used for artistic purposes. The characteristics of infrared photography lend a surreal, haunting quality to an image, which is why it has become so popular with art photographers. 
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METHOD 1: A DRAMATIC, ARTISTIC LOOK 
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This change is fairly subtle. If you want a more dramatic effect, experiment with the adjustment layer's settings until you get the results you want.

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