Examples in Ultraviolet

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Coastal Optics 60mm f/4 UV-VIS-IR APO MACRO

Full review of the Coastal Optics 60mm f/4 UV-VIS-IR APO MACRO is found in DAP.

This section shows photographs taken with the Coastal 60/4 APO macro in ultraviolet light, or at least an attempt at it: I do not have UV-capable camera.

The example below shows the Nikon D3 using the Coastal 60/4 with the Baader “Venus” filter (original). Chances are that some of this is UV, but a lot of it might be infrared— hard to say.

Nikon D3 with Baader “Venus” filter

UV-capable lenses

If the aim is to shoot ultraviolet, there are several other options. Here are a few:

All of these options are more limited in spectral range than the Coastal 60/4 APO macro. They might not offer the same level of performance in other ways as well (flare resistance, color rendition, etc).

Durable and fast, up to 1800MB/s

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