• Ultraviolet Photography

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#1 David475


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Posted 12 August 2019 - 18:34

Good day to all people

I'm David. My gear is a Samsung nx1000 full spectrum. I discover this forum reading tech explanations about uv and ir.


#2 David475


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Posted 12 August 2019 - 18:35

My favorite photos is astrophotography, ir and finally I like to try uv. Any professional, 100% enthusiast

#3 nfoto

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Posted 12 August 2019 - 18:52

Welcome to UVP. This is the place to learn anything about UV, and IR as well. I don't think we have seen the Samsung model modified before, so will be interesting to know more about it.

#4 David475


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Posted 14 August 2019 - 02:23

This is the graph courtesy of kolari vision. The original flash disassembled. The xenon tube is uncoated? This camera is suitable for uv photography?

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#5 David475


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Posted 14 August 2019 - 02:25

Add the table and flash disassembled

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#6 UlfW

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 04:48

Hi David,

Welcome to the forum.

Your image of the flash makes me think that it is a rather small flash.
The flash tube and reflector looks really tiny.

To get enough UV-light from a flash for UV photography it must be a rather strong flash.
Even if the tube would be uncoated I think this one is way too small.

Just as you need a much longer exposure time for UV than for visual, you need more powerful flashes and they are only strong enough to work for objects reasonably close.
Without flash the difference in exposure time between UV and VIS can be around 1000x longer.
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#7 Andrea B.

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 15:08

Hello David and welcome to UVP!

I don't think we have had examples of a Samsung conversion used here. So we will be looking forward to your contributions. :grin:

You might have already found our Reference section, but here is the link anyway: https://www.ultravio...lists-stickies/

Do you have a UV-pass filter yet? We have filters listed here: https://www.ultravio...vvisir-filters/

Most of us here make photographs in UV, IR and mixed light wavebands.
Our IR posting section is here: https://www.ultravio...nfrared-photos/

We are a small, slow forum. If any of your questions are not immediately answered, please be patient. :cool: :smile: :smile: :smile:
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