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Unbelievable Macro Snowflake Photography by Andrew Osokin

You Won't Believe These Shots Of Snowflakes Were Taken With An Ordinary Cam

The macro-photography of Alexey Kijatov will make you feel like it's your first time seeing a snowflake.

The core | Alexey Kljatov | As fascinating as macro photography is, most of us think we can’t do it because it requires specialized equipment. Alexey, however, is an inspiration to aspiring amateur photographers everywhere -he created a home-made rig capable of capturing stunning close-up pictures of snowflakes out of old camera parts, boards, screws and tape. His pictures give us an enchanting close-up view of snowflakes that we could never hope for without specialized equipment.

"Out of whose womb came the ice? and the hoary frost of heaven, who hath gendered it?" Job 38:29

Snow flakes by Wilson Bentley : “Studies among the Snow Crystals, The Snowflake Man” from Annual Summary of the “Monthly Weather Review” for 1902. Bentley was a bachelor farmer whose hobby was photographing snow flakes.