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Any competent web search will reveal literally thousands of on-line 'references' to invisible radiation photography - close to 600 for ultraviolet and many more for infrared. Mostly these sites are personal publication of images by enthusiastic people anxious to share their images and techniques with others. They are mostly unscientific in their approach. Trivia abound: there is also a huge amount of ignorance and misinformation. Sites repetitively link to one another and invariably one finds that there are really only a very few significant and worthwhile contributions to the body of knowledge. We have selected a short list of sites on the basis that they are either manufacturers of relevant materials or equipment, sites that exemplify particular applications or they contain helpful and accurate information for the practitioner. They are in no particular order.
The main manufacturer of continuous ultraviolet sources for nearly one hundred years. Products and information.
Major supplier of photographic filters.
Edmund industrial's comprehensive web site. Supply every type of filter for scientific work in invisible radiation - both broad spectrum and narrow pass-band interference.
Rolyn Optics California. Supply wide range of optical filters.
Manufacturer/supplier of B+W high quality filters.
Famous New York photo store supplying almost everything for invisible radiation photography on-line.
The home for all filter/adapter ring supplies in the UK, if they don't have it they'll make it for you.
Filter Connection - comprehensive selection of filters for all purposes.
Suppliers of excellent 'tunable' xenon arc light sources for fluorescence photography. Interference filters, advice, training and more for the forensic imaging scientist.
A good site for marine biologists wanting to attempt underwater ultraviolet/blue induced fluorescence. They supply complete accessory kits with lights sources filters etc.
Manufacturers of the "Scenescope RUVIS" camera. Primarily designed for forensic applications - especially scene-of-crime fingerprinting.
The National Library of congress access point and search engine giving access to over 11 million references in the biomedical literature back to the 1960s. An invaluable resource.
Excellent (1997) description of spectral selectivity, notation, and the use of Photoshop for spectral separation. Other brief details of UV and IR photography.
Alex Ryer's excellent on-line treatise on the properties, behaviour and measurement of light. Sponsored by International light and well worth registering to get a copy.
On-line biography of Sir George Gabriel Stokes - the 'Father' of fluorescence.
Part of the personal web site of one of America's leading scientific photographic educators - Andrew Davidhazy, with several helpful papers on both ultraviolet and infrared photography in addition to a variety of other topics.
Eliades personal web site with useful, practical, information and examples of applications of invisible radiation photography to archaeology.
Very basic information on ultraviolet fluorescence photography and many examples of applications to mineralogy.
A brief article on photographing minerals with ultraviolet radiation from a commercial company selling light sources etc.
Some useful information for digital camera users.
The web abounds with reports on the use of reflected ultraviolet, fluorescence and infrared photography for the detection of fraud in the art world. This is a typical example.