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Who & Why

Meet the staff and learn why we do this.
Read about the Goals and Scope of Ultravioletphotography.com.

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Introduce Yourself

Introduce yourself to other UVP members.
Tell us a bit about yourself and your interests.

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UV Multispectral Fjord Landscape (Western Norway)

Visitor's Gallery

A Choice of Uncertainties
The Bridge into Winter
Linville Bluffs View
Conical Cells on Shasta Daisy Rays
Sneezeweed:  Helenium 'Mardi Gras'
Tall Greenhood Orchid:  Visible
Tall Greenhood Orchid:  Ultraviolet

Toggle this category Office

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Important UVP news.

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UVP Rules & Guidelines

Everything you need to know about Membership or posting Formal Presentations.
Please read these Rules and Guidelines.

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Requests for Photographs

We will be happy to help you obtain a photograph.

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Feedback & Support

Report any issues, make suggestions or let us know what you think about our website.

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Toggle this category Ultraviolet Botanicals

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UV Wildflowers by Family

  1. [Asteraceae],
  2. [A],
  3. [B],
  4. [C],
  5. [D],
  6. [E],
  7. [F],
  8. [G],
  9. [H],
  10. [I],
  11. [L],
  12. [M],
  13. [N],
  14. [O],
  15. [P],
  16. [R],
  17. [S],
  18. [V],
  19. [X],
  20. [Z]

We try to follow the APG III 2009 system unless otherwise indicated.
Presentations are formal.

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UV Cultivars: Decorative Flora

Garden flora, potted blossoms, florist's bouquets - all have interesting UV signatures too.
Presentations are formal.

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UV Cultivars: Vegetables, Herbs & Crops

What pollination patterns are seen in our vegetable gardens, herb pots and crop fields?
Presentations are formal.

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UV Other Botanicals

Moss, stems, leaves, fungus, lichens - anything non-animal.
Presentations are formal.

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Various indices of genus/species, common name, genera or family for UV Wildflowers and UV Cultivars.

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Toggle this category Ultraviolet Essays, Fauna, Fluorescence, Forensics, People & Scapes

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UV Essays

Discuss the larger view of UV in Nature: what makes UV important to the biosphere; usefulness of false-colour coding; the importance of iridescence or fluorescence; and other relevant topics.
Presentation is formal, but general.

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UV Fauna

Show us any animal or insect life you have captured in UV.
Please do not use artificial UV illumination (flashes, LEDs) in such a way as to harm animal and insect eyes.
Formal presentations preferred but not mandatory.

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UV Fluorescence & Luminescence

Display all types of UV-induced fluorescence & luminescence.
Informal posts are OK here.

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UV Forensics

Enter the world of CSI through UV techniques.
Informal posts are welcome here.

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UV People

Show us how people appear in the UV range.
Informal posts are just fine here.

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UV Scapes

So how does the long view look when photographed in short waves?
Show us your land, sea, desert, city or any other UV Scape.
Informal posts may be made here.

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Toggle this category Ultraviolet & Infrared Informal Zone

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UV/IR Experiences

Chat informally about the non-gear aspects of your alternate light photography.
Let everyone know what you have been working on recently.

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Ultraviolet Informal Photos

Informally post UV photographs of any subject. Show us your UV experiments or art photography.
Multi-spectral work would be nice to see here, too.

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Infrared Informal Photos

Most of us explore the other end of alternative light photography, too.
Let's see some of your IR work here - posted informally.

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ID Help

Ask for help in identifying a flower or plant.
Or anything else.

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Toggle this category Ultraviolet Technical Zone

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UV/IR Techniques & Tests

All the background stuff you want to know in order to make successful UV photographs. IR is welcome too.
Includes field tests, experiments and comparisons of various gear items.
Post technical questions here.

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Lists, Lists and More Lists

THE STICKIES: Pinned info about UV/IR Cameras, Lenses, Filters & Lighting.
Lists: Tech & Academic References, Floras, Botanical Lists and more.
List your UV Gear, UV Methodology and Botanical References for easy linkage elsewhere.

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