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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)


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 Technical Zone

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UV/IR Techniques, Tests & Gear Talk

  1. Filter Tests & Talk,
  2. Lens Technical Data: Spectrometric Results,
  3. Lens Technical Data: Lens Chart Results,
  4. Lens Spectra: Jeweler's Spectroscope or Gratings,
  5. Lens Photo Gallery

Discuss UV/IR techniques and gear.
Post your field tests, experiments and comparisons of various gear items.
Ask technical questions here.

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STICKIES, References & Lists

Pinned ("Sticky") references for UV/IR Cameras, Lenses, Filters, Lighting.
Academic & Tech References, Floras, Botanical Lists and more.
READ THESE STICKIES first and then you can ask more informed questions.

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UV Essays & Tutorials

Explain the How, or Explain the Why.
A generally formal presentation is requested.

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Toggle this category Ultraviolet & Infrared Informal Zone

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Ultraviolet & Multispectral Photos

Show us your UV photography which might not fit the defined categories.
Multispectral work or stacks would be nice to see here, too.
Informal presentations are just fine here.

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Infrared Photos

Explore the longer waves of alternative light photography.
Infrared photos, mixed Visible + IR, LWIR, SWIR are all welcome here.
Informal presentions are OK.

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UV/IR Experiences

Non-technical, random ruminations on UV/IR photography. Almost a chat room but not quite.

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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 Fauna, Fluorescence, Forensics, People & Scapes

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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.
Informal presentations acceptable here.

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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 & Other Investigations

Enter the world of CSI through UV techniques.
Or, just show everyone how ordinary objects look in UV or IR.
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 Botanicals

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UV Wildflowers by Family

  1. [A],
  2. [B],
  3. [C],
  4. [D] [E],
  5. [F] [G],
  6. [H],
  7. [I] [J] [K] [L],
  8. [M],
  9. [N] [O],
  10. [P],
  11. [R],
  12. [S],
  13. [T] [U] [V] [W] [X] [Y] [Z]

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

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UV Cultivars: Garden & 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, fruits, leaves, fungus, lichens - anything non-animal.
Presentations are formal.

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Various indices by genus/species, common name or family for UV Botanicals.

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Toggle this category Our Galleries

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Birna Rørslett

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Andy Broomé


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Andy Perrin

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Bernard F.

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DA Bateman

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JM Crowther

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IR: Non-scientific Imagery

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Øivind Tøien

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Ulf W

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