4.28Dancing in the Dark: Shooting Under UV Light


Bending over backwards to get the shot, model/actress Grace DeSilva in UV makeup. Photo by Maria Angelopoulou.

The past couple of months I wrote about the problems of infrared radiation when it comes to digital sensors and how to combat that infrared contamination with specialty filters.

This month we’ll jump to the other side of light on the electromagnetic spectrum and talk about ultraviolet radiation—UV.


The electromagnetic spectrum highlighting light and ultraviolet radiation.

Ultraviolet ...

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