Practical and Economical Solutions for Viewing and Photographing Fluorescence

Fluorescence has diverse applications in science, education, art, forensic sciences, industry and more. NIGHTSEA provides complete and economical solutions – light sources and matched filters – for viewing and imaging fluorescence at scales from macro to micro. With both off-the-shelf and customized equipment we have helped thousands of customers around the world enter this hidden spectral realm.

“I started out making equipment for myself to explore for fluorescence in the sea while SCUBA diving at night. The challenge of working underwater in the dark is a great motivator for making simple, reliable gear that just plain gets the job done. This mindset guides the design of everything that NIGHTSEA produces to view and image fluorescence, wherever you need to work.”

– NIGHTSEA Founder Charles Mazel, PhD



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Info: Fluorescence Image Takes 1st Place National Geographic 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year in Underwater Category

Congratulations to Jim Obester for his 1st place victory in National Geographic’s “Nature Photographer of the Year Contest” with his striking image of a tube-dwelling anemone (Cerianthus sp.).

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Knowledge: iBiology as a Resource for Fluorescence Techniques and More is a fantastic free resource for educational videos, featuring an incredibly wide array of biological themes, principles, research topics, and ideas

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Tech Tip: White Balance for Fluorescence Photography

A discussion of white balance selection for fluorescence photography

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Entomology – ESA Conference 2017, Denver

NIGHTSEA exhibited at the 2017 Entomology Society of America conference in Denver. We had a lot of great bug interactions and we’re happy to report on them here – with fluorescence pictures.

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