UV - VIS - IR Multispectral Lens for Forensic and Artistic Applications

CoastalOpt® UV-VIS-IR 60mm Apo Macro


  • High performance lens for Forensics, Law Enforcement, Science, and Fine Art.
  • Superb focus correction from UV thru IR  (310 nm - 1100 nm).
  • Perfect lens for use with SLR or DSLR cameras with UV or IR sensitivity.

Includes aftermarket cameras with modified sensor filters  or stock cameras such as the Fuji UVIR or IS Pro DSLR.


Price: $5,750.

Available from stock for immediate shipment.



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What photographers are saying about this lens

The Coastal Optics 60/4 UV-VIS-IR APO macro is a reference lens for other lenses, and uniquely capable of imagery across the UV/visible/IR spectral bands simply not possible with any other lens available today. On a scale of 1 to 5, it is a 5+.

Read the full review at  diglloyd.com (extensive IR review & with images)

This product ranks as the modern reference lens for UV and IR photography.

Read the full review at naturfotograf.com (UV review, listed as Coastal Optics 60 mm)



  • Flare and ghosting minimized across entire performance range with advanced ultra broadband AR coating
  • Automatic diaphragm for maximum viewfinder brightness
  • Precision manual focus with long life all-metal construction
  • Advanced floating element design including five calcium fluoride elements ensures stunning performance in all conditions



Focal Length:


Aperture Range:

f/4 - f/45

No. of Elements / Groups:


Max Format Size:

24 x 36mm

Transmission Waveband:

290 - 1500nm

Apochromatic Waveband:

310 - 1100nm

Focus Range:

264 mm (10.4in) - Infinity

Close Focus mag:

1 : 1.5

Mounting Flange:

Nikon F Mount


52mm thread (M 52 x 0.75)


535g (1.18lb)


73.4mm (2.7in)


Specialty Light Sources for UV & IR photography

Specialty Flash Light SourcesQuantum_Flash_QF80_web2

Quantum Flash unit features enhanced ultraviolet and near infrared performance


Vendors for Converting SLR Cameras for UV & NIR Photography

Camera Conversions

Links for providers of UV and NIR digital camera conversions


Recommendations for UV Imaging with a Digital SLR

Kevin Osborn of Outside-In Photography presented "Techniques for Optimizing Near UV Images in Photoshop CS3" at the Ultraviolet Imaging Symposium October 4, 2008 at Brooks Photography Institute.  The paper discusses a methodology for evaluating camera performance for UV images and processing these images in Photoshop.


Download Paper

Download "Techniques for Optimizing Near UV Images in Photoshop CS3"


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