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Snapshots

  1. Lead white

    Snapshot Title: Lead white
    Taken by: Antonino Cosentino

    Image: Ultraviolet Reflected (UVR)
    Image Owner: Antonino Cosentino



    Description:

    Ultraviolet Reflected helps in identifying pigments. This white paint here is probably lead white. For sure it's not titanium white - the modern alternative - since this last pigment absorb ultraviol...



  2. Craquelure

    Snapshot Title: Craquelure
    Taken by: Antonino Cosentino

    Image: Ultraviolet Reflected (UVR)
    Image Owner: Antonino Cosentino



    Description:

    Ultraviolet Reflected allows a better documentation of the craquelure pattern. Much better than the normal photography since ultraviolet is reflected by the varnish while visible light goes through it...