White Spirea flowers [UV]

White Spirea flowers [UV]

Description

Title:
White Spirea flowers [UV]
Caption / Description:

Ultraviolet photograph of the flowers of a Spirea cultivar, possibly a cross between Spiraea nipponica and Spiraea × vanhouttei.

In ultraviolet the flowers' petals are quite dark, contrasting with their bright white tonation in visible light. The centres of the flowers appear darker still in ultraviolet.

Tags / Keywords:
  • Biota
  • Life
  • Vitae
  • Eukaryota
  • Purple
  • Plantae
  • Plants
  • Magnoliophyta
  • Flowering Plants
  • Angiosperms
  • Magnoliopsida
  • Dicotyledons
  • Rosales
  • Rosaceae
  • Roses
  • Ultraviolet
  • UV Photography
  • Spiraea

Admin

Date Original Photo Taken:
Original File Name:
DSCF0045a.psd
Event:
Rating:
Date this image added/last updated on website:
Original File Dimensions:
4896px x 3264px
File Type:
JPEG
Color Mode:
Original Image Color Profile:
Adobe RGB (1998)

Location

Location Created:
Sublocation:
City:
Market Harborough
Province/State:
Leicestershire
Country:
United Kingdom
World Region:
Europe
Geo-location:

Rights

Copyright Status:
Copyrighted
Licensing Status:
Rights Managed
Available for Editorial Use:
Yes
Available for Commercial Use:
Yes
Copyright Notice:
© 2014 Dave Kennard

Camera Data

Date Digital Resource was created:
Shutter speed:
1160 s
Aperture:
f/4
Camera Model:
Fujifilm X-M1
ISO:
400
Exposure Compensation:
0
Focal Length:
50mm
Focal Length (35mm equiv.):
75mm
Metering Mode:
Multi-segment
Flash:
Off, Did not fire
Exposure Mode:
Manual
White Balance:
Auto
Light Source:
Unknown
Exposure Program:
Manual

Additional shooting metadata

Lens:
Nikon EL-Nikkor 50mm F2.8 N
Filters used:
  • Baader U
Additional Optics used:
  • Pixco M42-FX/M
Setup:
Benro C-428 tripod
Manfrotto 410 Junior geared head
Cheap focusing rail
Full spectrum modified Vivitar 283 flash fired at full power close to flowers, triggered by radio trigger.

Post Processing

Image Modified:
Software used:
  • Adobe Camera RAW
  • Adobe Photoshop 14
Post Processing: