Ultraviolet Fluorescence Photography (UVF)

Ultraviolet Fluorescence photography is one of the most important method for the examination of works of art and archaeology. It is part of the Technical Photography documentation and it is used for the examination of many kind of artifacts.

Ultraviolet Fluorescence photography (UVF) is an important part of a Technical Photography documentation of art and archaeology.

Ultraviolet Fluorescence photography (UVF) is an important part of a Technical Photography documentation of art and archaeology.


Ultraviolet Fluorescence phenomenon and photographic set up

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Applications in Art examination

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ultraviolet-fluorescence-photography-uvf-manuscripts

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References

Publications on Ultraviolet Fluorescence photography (UVF)
A. Cosentino “Practical notes on ultraviolet technical photography for art examination” Conservar Património 21, 53-62, 2015.
A. Cosentino, M. Gil, M. Ribeiro, R. Di Mauro "Technical Photography for mural paintings: the newly discovered frescoes in Aci Sant’Antonio (Sicily, Italy)” Conservar Património 20, 23–33, 2014.
A. Cosentino “Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of pig­ments by mul­ti­spec­tral imag­ing a flow­chart method” Her­itage Sci­ence, 2:8, 2014.
A. Cosentino, S. Stout "Pho­to­shop and Mul­ti­spec­tral Imag­ing for Art Doc­u­men­ta­tion” e-Preservation Sci­ence, 11, 91–98, 2014.
A. Cosentino "Effects of Different Binders on Technical Photography and Infrared Reflectography of 54 Historical Pigments” International Journal of Conservation Science, 6 (3), 287-298, 2015.