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Antirrhinum majus [Garden Snapdragon]


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#1 Andrea B.

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Posted 31 May 2013 - 02:40

Blum, A.G. (2013) Antirrhinum majus L. (Plantaginaceae) Garden Snapdragon. Flowers photographed in ultraviolet, visible and infrared light. http://www.ultraviol...den-snapdragon/

SET 1
Middletown, New Jersey, USA
12 June 2008
Cultivar in home garden

Equipment [Nikon D200-broadband + Nikon 105mm f/4.5 UV-Nikkor]

Visible Light [f/11 for 1/500" @ ISO 400 in Sunlight with Baader UVIR-Block Filter]
Attached Image: antirrhinumVis061208swhME_22672proofPnCrop.jpg

Ultraviolet Light [f/xx11x for 2" @ ISO 400 in Sunlight with Baader UV-Pass Filter]
Attached Image: antirrhinumUV061208swhME_22677proofPnCrop.jpg

Infrared Light [f/11 for 1/500" @ ISO 400 in Sunlight with B+W 092 IR-Pass Filter]
Attached Image: antirrhinum092IR061208swhME_22673proofPnCrop.jpg
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#2 Andrea B.

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 20:49

SET 2
Middletown, New Jersey, USA
24 May 2015
Cultivar in home garden

Comment:
The velvety surface of the Snapdragon shows an iridescent sheen in UV. The throat, anthers and pollen are UV bright.

Equipment [Nikon D600-broadband + Nikon 105mm f/4.5 UV-Nikkor]

Visible Light [f/11 for 1/200" @ ISO-200 & EV -1.0 with Onboard Flash and Baader UVIR-Block Filter]
Attached Image: snapdragon_visFlash_20150524wf_33865pn01.jpg

Ultraviolet Light [f/11 for various speeds @ ISO-400 in Sunlight with Baader UV-Pass Filter]
This is a stacked composite of several frames for improved depth of field.
Attached Image: 600_7162_006_FINAL02.jpg
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#3 nfoto

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 00:40

Excellent work. A pity it is so difficult to do stacking in the wild.
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