Tag: equipment

Raymund Wu

Raymund Wu

Raymund Wu’s blog and gallery are worth a visit. The high intensity, long wave fluorescent images are exceptional. And who doesn’t enjoy a collecting adventure. Raymund Wu also designs and builds led based lamps, an area worth watching. -rf

The Lamp

The Lamp

Here’s my modified Way Too Cool ultraviolet lamp with it’s 12 volt battery pack. It’s got 26 watts of shortwave power and 13 watts of long wave. When using such a powerful ultraviolet radiation source, eye and skin protection are required for safe operation. Using […]

Wishing for My Old Camera

Wishing for My Old Camera

I replace my broken Canon A40 with a Canon A530. And I spent about four hours shooting my fluorescent minerals. The results were horrible. It’s probably too early to fault the camera, as operator error might be the cause. The old A40 did a pretty […]

New Camera – New Photos

New Camera – New Photos

It’s been over a year since the Canon A40 hit the tile floor and came to it’s end. The A40 was my first digital camera. It was a great camera for it’s time. But that was almost a decade ago. And that’s an eternity for […]