Beautiful snowflake micro-photography done with shoddy camera
Saturday, November 30, 2013, 8:01 PM -
If the pictures below are any indication, then Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov can call himself the king of D.I.Y. micro-photography.
With the help of a macro add-on to his camera, the photographer was able to capture the delicate and detailed world of snowflakes, in a way one has never seen before.
"I capture snowflakes at open balcony of my house, mostly on glass surface, lighted by LED flashlight from opposite side of glass and sometimes in natural light, using dark woolen fabrics as background," said Kljatov on a blog post describing his technique.
Proving that no two snowflakes are alike, here's a look at some of the more stand-out shots: