Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Alien's data disk

Snowflake macro photo: Alien's data disk, large hexagonal plate crystal with unusual ring pattern, resembling pits of CD recording, sparkling on dark grey woolen background
Snowflake photo: Alien's data disk (1024 x 768)

Prints available at Artist website.

This is really big snowflake for it's type (simple hexagonal plate), around 2 millimeters in diameter. And even more interesting detail it's amazing pattern: this ring of dots around center reminds me pits and flats of CD recording, and outer "petals" also looks unusual.

7 serial RAW photos was averaged to boost signal-to-noise ratio. Background: dark woolen fabric, diffused light of cloudy sky, external optics Helios 44M-5, march 2013, Moscow, Russia.

If you want to see more snowflakes, you can browse through all snowflake pictures.
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And here is article about snowflake macro photography.