Uses of Light 007.

Beyond the visible light spectrum.

Infrared Photography

http://www.infrared-photography.co.uk/

Infrared photography has given us the ability to record what the eye cannot see. As humans our eyes are sensitive to a limited band of wavelengths, between 400nanometres (the blue spectrum) and 700 nanometres (the red spectrum) known as visible light.

X-radiation Photography

X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation that we cannot see, because it is not in our visible light spectrum. We can however record it using photography. Below are images by Nick Veasey who specialises in X-ray art.

Man and Machine

Fashion

Toys


UV Photography

Ultraviolet rays are at the opposite end of the spectrum to Infrared rays. Whereas infrared falls off the red end of our visible light spectrum, ultraviolet falls off the violet end of it. Below are some examples of Ultraviolet photography.

Below is the above flower as seen to the human eye.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Working With Light. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s