Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Winter technologies / Crystal of darkness

Snowflake macro photo: Winter technologies, small and simple stellar plate snow crystal with glossy and relief surface, glittering in cold LED light on smooth pale background
Snowflake photo: Winter technologies

This is small snowflake, 1 mm in diameter or slightly bigger. Glass background with backlight, additional lens Helios 44M-5, December 2014, Moscow. 19 RAWs averaged.

Prints available at Artist website (mirrors at Pixels and FineArtAmerica).
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Inverted variant:

Closeup snowflake image: Crystal of darkness, small stellar plate snow crystal with simple shape, glowing on dark gradient background
Snowflake photo: Crystal of darkness

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December 26, 2014 was really wonderful day, which adds to my snowflake archive lots of fresh crystals (more than 8 gigabytes in total). I've processed two more snowflakes: High voltage and Gardener's dream, and lots of other pretty crystals waits for processing!

Picture of snowflake: High voltage, large snow crystal with simple broad arms and glossy, relief surface, sparkling on bright gradient background in cold LED lightSnowflake image: Gardener's dream, big stellar dendrite snow crystal with ornate arms and massive central hexagon, divided by six sectors

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.