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Psst – hey bees, over here!

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Psst – hey bees, over here!

Uv Flowers

Flickr user Rob Cruickshank shares these photos of a bur-marigold in both visible and ultra-violet light. The dark marking seen in the UV picture (bottom photo) is believed to attract bees, which are able to see in that spectrum. – Bidens ferulifolia reflected UV

2 thoughts on “Psst – hey bees, over here!

  1. Rob Cruickshank says:

    There’s an Instructable on cheap UV photography here:
    The above image was shot with a film camera, but I’m working on a little UV video camera. It will be part of this upcoming show:
    I’ll be talking about it at the July Dorkbot in Toronto, too!

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