Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Phalaenopis - UV, FL, Nichia 365nm UV LED

Just some test shots using a Phalaenospis ("moth orchid") as a target.

Nikon D70 (unmod.), High Power UV flash, EL Nikkor 105mm, f8, 1/180sec, ISO400

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VIS:


UV using Baader U filter:


FL using XCUT2 filter:


FL using Nichia 365nm UV LED (for comparison):



Stay tuned, more will follow on that fascinating subject...

More info on this very interesting field may be found on my site http://www.pbase.com/kds315/uv_photos