Thursday, January 23, 2014

Less is more

Snowflake macro photo: Less is more, small hexagonal plate snow crystal with unusually simple inner structure, sparkling on uniform grey background
Snowflake photo: Less is more

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This is small hexagonal plate snowflake, around 1 mm in diameter. It have surprisingly simple, yet interesting, inner pattern. This snow crystal was captured on glass background with multi-color back lighting, using additional lens Helios 44M-5, in january 2014, Moscow, Russia. 8 identical RAW photos was averaged to raise signal-to-noise ratio of this image.

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.