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Fluorescent Corals

This post is the last in the Click! Click! Click! Series which profiles interesting photographic moments that Kike captures during his travels. 

Fluorescent Coral by KIKE CALVO

This photograph shows the process known as fluorescence. Some organisms bioluminescent, like corals that absorb one color and emit another. This outgoing light is of a longer wavelength than the incoming. One form of energy is converted into another.

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