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Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography Today, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thank you guys!

Thank you guys!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography Yesterday, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 34
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Indeed, UV photography is being used for such!...

Indeed, UV photography is being used for such! Read our paper about it here: http://www.academia.edu/3204233/An_attempt_to_push_back_frontiers_digital_near-ultraviolet_aerial_archaeology
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 34
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Man made structures in UV...

Thought it might be interesting to see how those look in the 300-400nm wave band...


https://a4.pbase.com/o10/08/747708/1/168308589.OZUxgBzu.Nye_200mm_UV_P1740616a_c.jpg
...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thank you Roshni!

Thank you Roshni!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 24th, 2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
OH, but we can!! There is an effect one can use...

OH, but we can!! There is an effect one can use (once learned) to see POLARIZATION!!

Look here for Haidinger's Brush: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haidinger%27s_brush and also a bit better...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 24th, 2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Lyman-Alpha lenses for UV

Using a NYE OPTICAL Lyman-Alpha I f2.8/200mm mirror lens

Here a few UV shots, using Baader-U filter (rear mounted)... no sun, rain

Neighbour houses, ca 10-20m away:
...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 24th, 2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
No I haven't yet looked into UV-Polarization as...

No I haven't yet looked into UV-Polarization as the needed filters are extremely costly...

Insects (some) have the ability to detect polarization, I have read....
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 23rd, 2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
African Violet in reflected UV

Was test shooting an African Violet flower with a LDM-1 800mm Long Distance UV-VIS-IR Microscope lens...

This from 6ft/1.8m away:...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 14th, 2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Sunflower VIS - UV

Normal vision vs UV (ultraviolet) using Baader-U filter

https://a4.pbase.com/g10/08/747708/2/168250233.TVKBUXtB.jpg
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 26th, 2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Uuuuhh Asher, I had forewarned you, its is...

Uuuuhh Asher, I had forewarned you, its is starting....
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 22nd, 2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
I have to agree with Steve, expecially if ones...

I have to agree with Steve, expecially if ones takes into account the much higher sensitivity a sensor has for violet and blue as compared to UV, which leads to an overproportional (as this is a...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 22nd, 2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Well, don't take that too serious, this (my...

Well, don't take that too serious, this (my opinion) would be only valid if you had to hang it on a professional exhibit, a show etc, and this is what I meant. Here on a forum discussing photographs,...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 16th, 2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Here is a better synched version of it:...

Here is a better synched version of it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJs-l9ZIDCA
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 16th, 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Guess the first with the many pillars, as it...

Guess the first with the many pillars, as it gives a very distincet depth impression and the fantastic clouds above. The 2nd one is deeper, darker, more focus on that round bed of flowers...
so #1...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 15th, 2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Very impressive indeed those are. Personally I...

Very impressive indeed those are. Personally I would show one at a time, not in sequence, as it dilutes that striking effect (for me that is)...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 15th, 2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
PS: I prefer the stand-alone presentation as each...

PS: I prefer the stand-alone presentation as each of them has some striking effect (on me that is), which gets better visible alone IMHO.
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 15th, 2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Great you made it here Bob!! Happy to see more of...

Great you made it here Bob!! Happy to see more of your wonderful work!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 15th, 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
True, UV photogarphy usually happens 8-10 stops...

True, UV photogarphy usually happens 8-10 stops below "normal" photography. High ISO of modern cameras has allowed that now, SONY, NIKON, OLYMPUS, PANASONIC etc all provide useful bodies for that,...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 13th, 2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Human and simulated Bee vision video

This is a human vision (left) and simulated bee vision (right) video with bee pollinating,
which I shot a few days ago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHNxTt-U55o

[Link, as I can't embed...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 13th, 2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Love those Bob! Excellent!!

Love those Bob! Excellent!!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 13th, 2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Very well done Bob! Saw those on UVP already. ...

Very well done Bob! Saw those on UVP already.
Works really great that monochrome camera of yours!

Impressive how well this old NOFLEXAR still holds up on
such modern high resolving cameras!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 15th, 2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
From Mr Curry's site...the SEU Gen2 diabatic...

From Mr Curry's site...the SEU Gen2 diabatic transmission graph showing some deep blue / violet leakage.

No leakage would be if transmission stays below 1E-03 (OD3), or even better 1E-04 (OD4) by...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 10th, 2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
The sense yes, but not that steady hands ;-)

The sense yes, but not that steady hands ;-)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 10th, 2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Yes, that's the one I selected, exactly because...

Yes, that's the one I selected, exactly because of that - it is balanced for me.

For me, it is "shooting against the light", was discussing this with an Italian
photographer friend many decades...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 9th, 2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
No special sharpening applied, only to compensate...

No special sharpening applied, only to compensate for resizing a little bit.
That Quartz lens stepped down is quite sharp in ints center!

Here is the whole series with various aperture settings:...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 9th, 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Tripod of course, a carbon one, not too heavy as...

Tripod of course, a carbon one, not too heavy as exposure times for UV are 8-10x the visible ones. Otherwise no chance to get somewhat matching images (despite that, there is also wind, you know...)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 9th, 2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Black-Eyed-Susan multispectral

Quadriptych of human vision, UV, simulated butterfly and bee vision (left to right, top to bottom)

https://a4.pbase.com/g10/08/747708/2/167923141.yhF9nD9C.jpg
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 19th, 2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Funny that you would call it "Petzval" as it is...

Funny that you would call it "Petzval" as it is basically a "monocle lens" at work here!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 18th, 2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Gazania colorful UV

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8170/8003472852_10315f2db9_o.jpg

an experiment with a selfmade quartz lens...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 18th, 2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
This is too funny indeed, now that you have...

This is too funny indeed, now that you have mentioned this, I see it, too!! :-)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 15th, 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Missouri Coneflower multispectral

MIssouri coneflower - Rudbeckia missouriensis in human vision, UV, simulated butterfly and bee vision (left to right, top to bottom):
...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 15th, 2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
I had a L2/3 disc slip and compressed nerve, my...

I had a L2/3 disc slip and compressed nerve, my doc opted for have an OP done.

Instead I went to my osteopathic pretitioner and after several seesions I could freely
move again (like tying shoe...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 15th, 2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Amazing techniques, very impressive!

Amazing techniques, very impressive!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 2nd, 2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thank you Asher! Indeed, a color that is not too...

Thank you Asher! Indeed, a color that is not too oftenb in fashion (I like it...)

Never seen roses like this, but my very first UV shot was a russian rose and it
looked like velvet in UV...
...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography June 25th, 2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
The Rose

https://a4.pbase.com/o10/08/747708/1/167681222.sMZgr3U1.Rosa_UV_P1730713_c.jpg

In reflected ultraviolet light...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 12th, 2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
wonderful work!

wonderful work!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 9th, 2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 9th, 2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
On another location, yes! Crab spider with...

On another location, yes!

Crab spider with prey on Tulip (http://photographyoftheinvisibleworld.blogspot.de/2015/04/cretian-tulip-tulipasaxatilis-with-crab.html)
...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 8th, 2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Far from that! Flowers are being used as hunting...

Far from that! Flowers are being used as hunting grounds by some clever insects for instance which (ab)use the flower's ability to attrract pollinators and feed on them - the famous crab spider for...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 8th, 2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Some birds have some sort of zoom or better...

Some birds have some sort of zoom or better tele-lens built into their eyes, as the density of receptors in a very narrow spot on their fovea is so high, that they have increadibly high resolution...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 8th, 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Well Peter: Dog and cats CANNOT SEE UV!! Some...

Well Peter: Dog and cats CANNOT SEE UV!! Some birds, bees, butterflies, fish, and crustaceans do...
Agreed, a very astounding variety is there, namely a crab that sees 255 (!!!) colors especially.
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 7th, 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
I would agree! If I could just ADD UV as another...

I would agree! If I could just ADD UV as another color to what I see, now that I would consider...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 7th, 2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Another new type Gazaina multispectral

Quadriptych of human vision, UV, simulated butterfly and bee vision (left to right, top to bottom):

https://a4.pbase.com/o10/08/747708/1/167436554.4sfs45G5.GazanianewST1a1_c.jpg

(studio shot...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 7th, 2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Cultivars carry on those marks but they are not...

Cultivars carry on those marks but they are not part of the breeding process, an optimization based on humans perception, not a Darwin natural selection process indeed!

The evolutionary selection...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 6th, 2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
A cultivar this is, a new breed.

A cultivar this is, a new breed.
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 6th, 2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
New type Gazania multispectral

A new breed of Gazania rigens, with filled center, very pretty...

Triptych of human vision, UV, simulated bee vision (left to right):
...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 1st, 2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
That's quite some ability, especially in this...

That's quite some ability, especially in this fast paced time, where hardly anybody has time anymore!! Great that you have preserved that!!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography April 29th, 2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
First time ever I had the case where the insects...

First time ever I had the case where the insects see more than we in the visible (not UV) part!!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography April 26th, 2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Dwarf tulip multispectral

Quadriptych of a dwarf tulip in human vision, UV, and simulated butterfly and bee vision (left to right, top to bottom):

...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography April 21st, 2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thank you, glad you like my work! No,...

Thank you, glad you like my work!

No, fluorescent UV imaging is inducing visible light be using UV as a stimulus. My work is REFLECTED UV, i.e. invisible UV light is being photographed (2nd image)...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography April 10th, 2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Good questions, I wish I had the answers to that!...

Good questions, I wish I had the answers to that! Biologists since many decades are working on that,
but still a lot is lacking that we don't know - yet.
Forum: Interactive Artist Showcase April 10th, 2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Exhibition Quality Pictures for Discussion and Questions: OPF Gallery One, "By Appointment only"
Views: 8,014
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Congrats to Paula + Asher!!

Congrats to Paula + Asher!!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography April 10th, 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Dandelion Spring 2018 multispectral

Today about a common spring flower a Dandelion - Taraxacum officinale in reflected ultraviolet photography and simulated butterfly and bee vision. Lens was a UV Nikkor 105mm quartz fluorite lens.
...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography March 26th, 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography March 23rd, 2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
I will be there in Denver by coincidence as I...

I will be there in Denver by coincidence as I will give a speech on the IEEE conference, but will fly back home just a few days before they open up the exhibit ;-)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography March 23rd, 2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Denver Botanic Gardens

Will have an exhibit on pollinators from April 2018 onwards, with some of my images on display. These flowers will be on exhibit: Gaillardia, Linus, Rudbeckia, Crepis, which are common in the...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography February 18th, 2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography January 26th, 2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Rubeckia hirt multispectral at American Natural History Museum

The American Natural History Museum, NY has asked me to participate with some of my works for their forthcoming 2017-2019 exhibit "Our Senses", which has already opened its doors to the public...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography January 14th, 2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Well, the sensitivities of their eyes have been...

Well, the sensitivities of their eyes have been researched for quite some time, also the neuronal processing they do in their optical systems in their brains (there are various theories though), but...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography January 13th, 2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Winter Jasmine multispectral

http://a4.pbase.com/o10/08/747708/1/166851104.Iwl6Xas3.WinterJasminex44_c.jpg

Quadriptych of human vision, UV, simulated butterfly and bee vision (left to right, top to bottom)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 5th, 2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,276
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Most welcome!

Most welcome!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 5th, 2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,276
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Here is a paper about it:...

Here is a paper about it: http://www.pnas.org/content/98/24/13745.full.pdf
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 4th, 2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,276
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Rudbeckia hirta multispectral

Trying out a new modified camera...shot with UV Nikkor 105mm

http://www.pbase.com/kds315/image/165960349/original.jpg
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 4th, 2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,143
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Recent? That's pretty old and well researched...

Recent? That's pretty old and well researched already ;-)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 27th, 2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,143
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Never heard about that, but for sure they have...

Never heard about that, but for sure they have already adapted their visionary system to take care of that; evolution simply works that way...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 23rd, 2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,143
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
White Gazania rigens multispectral

Human vision, Ultraviolet vision, simulated Bee vision, simulated Butterfly vision
(left to right, top to bottom)

http://m5.i.pbase.com/g10/08/747708/2/165792995.Y3NuANNc.jpg
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 12th, 2017, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,678
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
That third one is basically that Asher ;-)

That third one is basically that Asher ;-)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 9th, 2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,678
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Rudbeckia hirta multispectral

http://m8.i.pbase.com/o10/08/747708/1/165792998.zNBmFTlm.Rudbeckia2017VISUVBVP7080338a_c.jpg

Human vision - UV - sim. Bee Vision
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography February 14th, 2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,731
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thank you Maggie!

Thank you Maggie!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography January 17th, 2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,731
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thanks a lot Asher!

Thanks a lot Asher!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography January 16th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,731
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
NEWS: Due to the enormous success the exhibit...

NEWS: Due to the enormous success the exhibit WONDERS OF NATURE
has been prolonged until 30 November 2017!!!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography January 16th, 2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,731
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thanks Peter!

Thanks Peter!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography January 8th, 2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,731
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thanks guys, appreciate it!

Thanks guys, appreciate it!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography January 8th, 2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,731
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Gasometer Oberhausen Museum exhibit

Gasometer Oberhausen Museum Germany exhibit at closing reports record breaking 750.000 visitors for their "Wonders of Nature" exhibit - including some of my flower images in super large print size.
...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography December 7th, 2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,557
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
This time of the year is rather difficult and no...

This time of the year is rather difficult and no flowers with UV patterns available really, but I needed to test this ultra rare lens out, so my African Violet had to do ;-)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography December 7th, 2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,557
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
African Violet

Shot using an ELCAN UV f5.6/52mm prototype lens and mod. Xenon flash

Visible light:
http://www.pbase.com/kds315/image/164643964/original.jpg

Ultraviolet light:...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography November 16th, 2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,232
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Thanks guys! Quite a specific one was used (as it...

Thanks guys! Quite a specific one was used (as it has to be UV transmitting tele lens), an 800mm LDM-1 mirror only lens (http://macrolenses.de/ml_detail_sl.php?ObjektiveNr=315) with Z-folded light...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography November 14th, 2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,232
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Scorpio Supermoon (UV)

Scorpio Supermoon shot in UV light

http://forum.mflenses.com/userpix/201611/455_15016155_10211727024717422_7995041406608869748_o_1.jpg
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 29th, 2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,644
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
It was originally about showing the difference...

It was originally about showing the difference between visible light and UV, but then I just found the results just very pretty ;-)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 29th, 2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,644
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Step back in time: Psychedelic Lily

http://m9.i.pbase.com/o6/08/747708/1/132136539.5MVt7MyZ.ELNikkor80_7UVa_c.jpg

(Differential VIS-UV)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 12th, 2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
no clue, but evolution gives you an answer: it it...

no clue, but evolution gives you an answer: it it wouldn't be beneficial, it would have not developed and stayed to last! Nature does not waste energy and effort...only humans do.
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 12th, 2016, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Well, it is ongoing scietific research, in which...

Well, it is ongoing scietific research, in which I participate a bit, but of course there is still a lot to discover....

I have published a bit about flowers competing in a natural environment...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 10th, 2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Brown Eyed Susan multispectral

Rudbeckia fulgida aka Brown Eyed Susan

Human vision, Ultraviolet vision, simulated Butterfly vision, simulated Bee vision
(left to right, top to bottom)
...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 28th, 2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,460
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Well, I have two nearly identical sets, one...

Well, I have two nearly identical sets, one prospective buyer just dropped out, here comes your chance to get one of the still existing about 30 sets ;-)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 28th, 2016, 01:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Olxmpus has announced at Photokina this year 2016...

Olxmpus has announced at Photokina this year 2016 that indeed this feature will be implemented!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 28th, 2016, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,460
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Ultra Achromatic Takumar 4.5 / 85mm does flower

Took my (one of about 30 still in existence) Ultra Achromatic Takumar 4.5 / 85mm out to shoot a Rudbeckia hirta flower on my balcony, mounted on a (modified) Olympus M5 Mk II.

Visible light (using...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 12th, 2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Camera makers are working on that, the Pentax K1...

Camera makers are working on that, the Pentax K1 and the coming new Olympus M1 MkII are supposed to have this feature built in! Read here:...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 11th, 2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
It is a new filter that I had to developed as my...

It is a new filter that I had to developed as my older one did not fulfil the demands of my new 40/60Mp camera system. And while at it, I also enhanced the color reproduction.

No, that pixel shift...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 10th, 2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Bouquet of flowers - multispectral

Human vision, Ultraviolet vision, simulated Butterfly vision, simulated Bee vision
(left to right, top to bottom)

http://m0.i.pbase.com/o9/08/747708/1/163838920.o7sYu8Ch.UVflowerSetnBV3a_c.jpg
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Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 5th, 2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,575
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Obrigado Antonio!

Obrigado Antonio!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 5th, 2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,575
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Rudbeckia hirta multispectral

Rudbeckia hirta

Human vision:
http://www.pbase.com/kds315/image/164023997/original.jpg

Ultraviolet:
http://www.pbase.com/kds315/image/164023998/original.jpg

Simulated butterfly vision:...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography June 8th, 2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,200
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Here:...

Here: http://cronodon.com/BioTech/Insect_Vision.html
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography June 7th, 2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,200
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Actually, the vision of a bee and butterfly is...

Actually, the vision of a bee and butterfly is rather blurry compared to our human standards, especially when further away and better the closer it gets. Hence why some plants have developed flowers...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography June 5th, 2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,200
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
UV Nikkor 105 does Gazania rigens

Gazania rigens shot using the UV Nikkor 105mm at f8.

Visible light:
http://m5.i.pbase.com/o9/08/747708/1/163317575.5UC3TjgL.GazaniaWVISP1250453a_c.jpg

Ultraviolet light:...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 12th, 2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,298
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
That's my preferred method usually :) :) :)

That's my preferred method usually :) :) :)
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 12th, 2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,298
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
See my following answer.... We don't...

See my following answer....



We don't "this way", but we do know which spectral range they can see (based on neuronal and behavioural experiments...).
Humans:...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 10th, 2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,298
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Sanvitalia multispectral

Sanvitalia flower in human vision, reflected UV, simulated butterfly and bee vision (left to right, top to bottom) - click link to see all images
...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 10th, 2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,434
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Bidens multispectral

Bidens flower in human vision, reflected UV, simulated butterfly and bee vision (left to right, top to bottom)

http://m4.i.pbase.com/o9/08/747708/1/163189564.YL1CUpOL.BidensVISUVBVBV20163a_c.jpg
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography May 7th, 2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,885
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
Gazania multispectral

Shot at f8 using a UV-Nikkor 105mm and various filters in sunlight

Quadriptych human vision, UV, sim. butterfly vision, sim. bee vision (left to right, top to bottom)
...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography April 22nd, 2016, 03:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,432
Posted By Dr Klaus Schmitt
marsh marigold

Quadriptych human vision, UV, sim. butterfly vision, sim. bee vision (left to right, top to bottom)

http://m3.i.pbase.com/o9/08/747708/1/163054313.RivFmtCo.Calthapalustris2016VISUVBV4a_c.jpg
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