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Campanula medium – Pink Bell flower


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My wife recently received a big bunch of flowers from a colleague. There was one particular flower which caught my eye – it looked like a pink bell and the internal structures holding the pollen was what drew me to it. Hence I knew I had to take photos of it, and in particular macro photos of the pollen. Continue reading Campanula medium – Pink Bell flower

Pineapple – various lighting


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Recently my wife resolved to make my favourite pastry – pineapple tarts. Now in order to do this, I had to buy some fresh pineapples. Hence I thought I should image one of these pineapples with my various filters to see what they look like, especially since I have not done my UV-imaging for quite a while now. Continue reading Pineapple – various lighting

£5 notes


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There has been the new £5 note in circulation for a while now. As I had both a new and an old £5 note with me, I thought I would compare the differences as revealed by a UV torch. Continue reading £5 notes

Strawberry – closeup


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I have been wondering what a strawberry looked like close-up. Hence I decided to take one from my fridge to photograph. The images below were stacked from 11 images to get the entire strawberry in focus. Continue reading Strawberry – closeup

Lisianthus grandiflorum


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It has been a very long time since I’ve taken any floral photographs. Hence when our friend bought a bunch of flowers for my wife, I’ve been wanting to take photographs of it. I finally managed to find some time to do this. So here are the images. Continue reading Lisianthus grandiflorum

Pink Kalanchoe


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My youngest daughter received a nicely potted Pink Kalanchoe from our God-son this Christmas. She kindly gave me permission to cut a stem of this flower to photograph. Continue reading Pink Kalanchoe

Fuchsia


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I managed to pick a fuchsia today to shoot indoors. This is a flower I have seen for quite a while but never got round to imaging until now. It normally hangs downwards, but I have inverted it for most of the images to see what it looks like under the various lighting. Continue reading Fuchsia

Abelia grandiflora


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Despite being in November, there are still many plants flowering at this time. The weather has indeed been mild and fairly warm for this time of year. I managed to collect some Abelia grandiflora which are flowering at the moment to shoot indoors. My favourite would be the UV-induced visible fluorescence (UVIVF) image. Continue reading Abelia grandiflora

UV-induced visible fluorescence


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UV-induced visible fluorescence (UVIVF) is a very interesting phenomenon, which uses ultraviolet light to induce subjects to fluoresce in the visible light spectrum. UVIVF imaging requires a dark room so that the only light visible is that which comes from the fluorescence of the subject; the UV light also needs to be blocked by the use of an UV/IR cut filter on the camera lens. Continue reading UV-induced visible fluorescence

White hydrangea


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I have a few varieties of hydrangea growing in the front of the house. This is one of the white ones. I have previously photographed this before, but never quite managed to get the white balance right. Hence it was time to rephotograph this in the correct white balance. Continue reading White hydrangea