Snowflake photo: Chrome (1600 x 1200)
This is rare snowflake with 12 arms, relatively small specimen: around 3 millimeters from tip to tip.
8 identical RAW photo was taken as quick series, then aligned and averaged to boost signal-to-noise ratio of final picture. Glass background with LED back light, additional lens Helios 44M-5, January 2013, Moscow.
Prints available at Artist website (mirrors at Pixels and FineArtAmerica).
Licenses for commercial use - at Shutterstock.com.
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And here is article about snowflake macro photography.