Monday, July 4, 2011

[UV, VIS] Zinnia - more on short wave UV reflection

I was shooting Zinnias today, when I saw one which sported that greenish short wave UV-A sub band reflection as mentioned here before..

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Standardized reflected false UV "colors" according to the previously described "UV color palette" related to wavelength.

The normal and high intensity palette:

The reflected UV image shows that this Zinnia flower variant has a greenish / yellowish short wave UV-A reflection in the 340-360nm range:

VIS shot for comparison:

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

More info on this very interesting field may be found on my site