November 25, 2013
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snowflakes

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How stunning are these macro shots of snowflakes by Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov? His extensive series features a wide range of designs in the form of hexagons, triangles, branches and cylinders capturing nature at it’s best.

Kljatov constructed an add-on to his camera in order to obtain the insanely close focus and illuminates the ice with a flashlight.Β  With this, he’s able to isolates single snowflakes and capture their unique and delicate beauty.

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Photos: My Modern Met

16 Responses to “snowflakes”

AnnaNovember 25th, 2013 at 6:56 pm

Holy crap, this is crazytown. They remind of elementary school and cutting out paper snowflakes. This is a beautiful reminder that nature really does create the most special things in life.

HarlynnNovember 27th, 2013 at 12:54 pm

Absolutely stunning!
I remember catching a glimpse of a beautiful snowflake after falling down at the playground while in grade school. Fascinating indeed.

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