Lens test for UV photography 27mm – 58mm

June 9th, 2018

Testing a selection of lenses with focal lengths between 27mm and 58mm to see how suitable they are for ultraviolet photography, in terms of the amount of UV light they pass. [...]

Hoya U360 & U340 UV pass filter comparison

April 29th, 2018

A comparison of the Hoya U360 and U340 filters against the Baader U and Schott UG11 filters for reflected ultraviolet photography. [...]

More UV flash and torch tests

August 16th, 2016

Test of Convoy S2+ Nichia LED 365nm UV torch for reflected UV and UV induced fluorescence photography & if clear plastic on a flash reduces UV transmission. [...]

Sigma 24mm f2.8 macro & Nikon Series E 100mm f2.8 lenses mini-reviews

April 25th, 2016

Very brief reviews of the Sigma 24mm f/2.8 macro AF lens and Nikon Series E 100mm f/2.8 manual focus lens. Including IR hot spot and UV pass tests. [...]

UV Panoramas

September 28th, 2015

Discussion on the difficulties in taking 360° panoramas using ultraviolet light only, and links to a couple of example UV panos. [...]

Fuji and Nikon Lenses Vis-UV-IR test

March 10th, 2015

Test of Fuji and Nikon lenses looking at whether the lenses have infrared hotspots, how much ultraviolet they transmit, and any focus shift in IR and UV. [...]

Cheap UV torches / flashlights for UV induced fluorescence comparison

March 3rd, 2015

A look at 2 ultra cheap and one reasonably cheap UV torches, to see whether they put out any real ultraviolet light for UV induced fluorecsence photography. [...]

UV & Multispectral landscape photography

May 15th, 2013

My first attempt at ultraviolet and multispectral landscape photography - how it turned out, how I processed the images, and what I learned for future attempts. [...]

Ultraviolet and multispectral flower photos

May 9th, 2013

Photos of flowers taken using ultraviolet light compared to visible light photos. Also some multi-spectral photos created by combining IR, UV, and Visible light images. [...]

Multispectral Daffodil

February 5th, 2013

How I combined Ultraviolet, Infrared, and Visible light photos of a daffodil to create a multispectral image, but using a different technique to the standard using images as channels method. I also share the results of a quick test to compare the amount of UV light passed by the EL-Nikkor 80mm f/5.6, EL-Nikkor 75mm f/4 N, and Wray 3¼in. f/4.5 Supar lenses. [...]