Sunday, March 6, 2016

Three-in-one

Snowflake macro photo: Three-in-one, cluster of three real snow crystals, sparkling on gray-blue gradient background
Snowflake photo: Three-in-one (2048 x 1536)

Prints available at Artist website (mirrors at Pixels and FineArtAmerica), RedBubble.com.
Licenses for commercial use - at Shutterstock.com, 500px.com.



This is cluster of three snowflakes, captured in january 2016. Big crystal is medium size stellar dendrite, around 4 millimeters from tip to tip. Snowflake clusters sometimes looks really nice, but often they form 3-dimensional structure, and we can't get acceptable image without using focus stacking technique. In this case, however, whole group was flat and perfectly fits in focus.

9 identical shots averaged to boost signal-to-noise ratio. Glass background with LED back light, additional lens Helios 44M-5, Moscow.

Here you'll find similar cluster with three snowflakes, captured on dark woolen background:

Closeup snowflake pictures: two stellar dendrite snow crystals, glowing on dark gray background

If you want to see more snowflakes, you can browse through all snowflake pictures.
Here you'll find snowflake photo wallpapers in numerous resolutions and screen proportions, up to Ultra HD 4K.
And here is article about snowflake macro photography.

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