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Campanula medium – Pink Bell flower

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

UV-induced visible fluorescence

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