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Old April 10th, 2018, 11:52 AM
Dr Klaus Schmitt Dr Klaus Schmitt is online now
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Default Dandelion Spring 2018 multispectral

Today about a common spring flower a Dandelion - Taraxacum officinale in reflected ultraviolet photography and simulated butterfly and bee vision. Lens was a UV Nikkor 105mm quartz fluorite lens.

Visible light image:


UV image:


Simulated bee vision:


Simulated butterfly vision:


Quadriptych of human vision, UV, and simulated butterfly and bee vision (left to right, top to bottom:



This Dandelion flower has quite a prominent UV pattern, its petals are UV bright around 365nm, its center is UV dark, especially the anthers, and this gets quite nicely visible also in simulated bee and butterfly vision.
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