Richard Mosse | The Color of War

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These images are taken by Richard Mosse, using infrared film. Infrared film was originally developed for military use and is sensitive to the infrared spectrum of light. Foliage and anything living gives off infrared radiation, which can be detected by the film. Camouflage absorbs (hides) infrared radiation. Mosse is using infrared film to photography the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Read more in the New York Times magazine article.

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