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snowflake | by Alexey Kljatov (ChaoticMind75)
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Real snowflake


This is one of most beautiful stellar dendrite snowflakes that i captured past winter, but it was hard to process because of aligning problems (wind shifted and rotated it during serial shooting). It's diameter was around 5-6 millimeters from tip to tip.


8 serial shots averaged to boost signal-to-noise ratio. Background: dark woolen fabric, natural light (gray clouded sky), external optics Helios 44M-5, January 2013, Moscow.


Here you'll find variant on blur background, and here - another, smaller stellar dendrite snowflake with similar structure.


Prints: Artist website |


All snowflake photos available in blog.

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Taken on January 25, 2013