Sunday, June 1, 2014

Twelve months

Snowflake macro photo: Twelve months, real snow crystal with 12 sharp, spear-like arms and complex structure, sparkling on pale blue gradient background
Snowflake photo: Twelve months

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Another 12-sided snowflake. This crystal was bigger, around 5 millimeters in diameter, and slightly harder to process (complicated shape and many ice debris in close proximity). Glass background with back light, additional lens Helios 44M-5, January 2014, Moscow. 8 RAWs averaged.

This is alternate color version:

Snowflake macro photo: Twelve months alternate, large 12-sided snow crystal with sharp ornate arms, captured on large glass sheet with LED back light
Snowflake photo: Twelve months (alternate)

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This snowflake available as desktop wallpaper in wallpapers section:

Snowflake photo wallpaper, Ultra HD 4K: 12 Months, large snow crystal with twelve arms on smooth gray-blue gradient background

Previous 12-sided snowflake: Wheel of time. And here you'll find very big snowflake with twelve arms, captured on dark woolen fabric.

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