Photography: The Beauty of Snowflakes

February 21, 2013

Photography: The Beauty of Snowflakes

As a trained physicist (no joking there), I’ve always been intrigued by snowflakes.

Snowflakes are amazing little things, the frozen representation of the crystalline structure of water. Snowflakes occur in a seemingly endless variety. And, they are so beautiful…

As a photographer, I’m equally intrigued by the idea of photographing snowflakes.

But photographing snowflakes can be quite an endeavor. It takes a bit of specialized equipment, some MacGyver-type ingenuity, and lots of patience. Oh, yeah, it also helps to have a backyard of the fluffy, white stuff.

If you’re interested in trying your hand at photographing snowflakes or just seeing some amazing examples of these images, check out this post on The Phoblographer blog:

These Snowflake Macro Shots Were Done with a Canon Powershot




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