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Snowflake macro: ice rainbow 2 | by Olga Sytina & Alexey Kljatov
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Snowflake macro: ice rainbow 2

Another rainbow snowflake from january 2013. In center of this crystal can be seen coloured areas, caused by thin film optical interference effect (thanks to Don Komarechka!). Nice description of this effect in Wikipedia.

 

9 RAWs averaged.

 

Prints: Artist website.

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Taken on January 18, 2013