Rudbeckia close up

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by kds315, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. kds315

    kds315 Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 6, 2010
    Weinheim, Germany
    Dr Klaus Schmitt
    Visible light image:
    large.jpg

    UV image using Baader-U filter (UV):
    large.jpg

    Simulated bee vision image using experimental XBV filter (UV, blue, green):
    large.jpg

    Triptych of the above images:
    large.jpg

    This attractive flower in macro close up even more so shows its very specific UV pattern,
    its petals have a UV dark pattern, invisible to us humans. It also shows the conical cell
    structures that enable insects to have a better grip on the surface when landed..

    Another view.....

    Visible light image:
    large.jpg

    UV image using Baader-U filter (UV):
    large.jpg

    Simulated bee vision image using experimental XBV filter (UV, blue, green):
    large.jpg

    Triptych of the above images:
    large.jpg
     
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  2. muzee

    muzee Mu-43 Regular

    79
    May 10, 2011
    Absolutely amazing!
    Thanks for posting this.
     
  3. Dduval

    Dduval Mu-43 Regular

    190
    Aug 13, 2013
    Orlando, FL
    Unreal...well done
     
  4. kds315

    kds315 Mu-43 Regular

    155
    Apr 6, 2010
    Weinheim, Germany
    Dr Klaus Schmitt
    Thanks guys!
     
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