without-IR-filter-shot is a bit underexposed, so I lifted the EV-value for
the scene by 0.3 to 14.7
with RG715 (WB Auto):
with RG715 (WB tungsten):
comment: In terms of
color non of this pictures is nice. It's typical for the new Sony CCDs,
the green channel is fairly unsensitive for IR radiation. Don't panic, use
the blue channel also as green channel, accept a bit more luminance noise,
then you get this:
Much better, if we swap blue and
red-channel it's nearly perfect (for my taste).
The second is from the left down
The third from the right border of
In my opinion pretty impressive for such a tiny optic (diameter of the front lens is about 0.5 cm). Of course the µ mini applies much sharpness to the image, but the result is very good. Printing the picture up to 20x30 cm shouldn't be a problem.