ultraviolet photography


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ultraviolet photography

[¦əl·trə′vī·lət fə′täg·rə·fē]
(graphic arts)
Photography in which the subject is illuminated with ultraviolet light, and either the resulting fluorescence (in the fluorescence method) or the reflected ultraviolet light (in the reflected ultraviolet method) is detected by the camera.
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This discovery led to the development of two techniques for ultraviolet photography.

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