Miracles of Geometry – The Beauty of a Snowflake

We all know that every snowflake is unique, but did you know that every snowflake is amazing? At least the ones shot here by Alexey Kljatov in incredible macro. What stunning shapes nature is capable of achieving. Really impressive, especially considering Kljatov created his own inexpensive rig to capture this fleeting beauty.

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“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.”

Amazing snowflakes in macro // Moss and Fog

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Absolutely exquisite details of a snowflake.

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No two are alike, and seeing them in macro helps showcase that.

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Nature’s geometry in action.

Amazing snowflakes in macro // Moss and Fog

A very ‘modern’ shape, unlike anything we’ve seen before.

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An elegant hexagon shape, proving that not all snowflakes have intricate ‘arms’.

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