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UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography Humans happen to use visible light naturally but now we can go beyond the usual wavelengths we appreciate, to find out more about our world and ourselves.

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Old September 15th, 2013, 08:16 AM
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Visible light image:


UV image using Baader-U filter (UV):


Simulated bee vision image using experimental XBV filter (UV, blue, green):


Triptych of the above images:



This attractive flower in macro close up even more so shows its very specific UV pattern,
its petals have a UV dark pattern, invisible to us humans. It also shows the conical cell
structures that enable insects to have a better grip on the surface when landed..
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Old September 20th, 2013, 08:34 AM
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Those flowers have some really deep colors. You did an awesome job.
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Old September 20th, 2013, 08:52 AM
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Thanks, great you like it!
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