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A physicist's photographs show snowflakes in a dazzling variety of shapes — from minimalist cylinders and spiky rods to stylized Art Deco and the familiar lacy Baroque.

starfish in the middle : Photographs of real snowflakes reveal an even more amazing variety than you might have expected.

Snowflake Gallery: No Two Alike, of Course

Snowflakes are shape-shifters, changing with temperature, moisture (Photo: Kenneth Libbrecht / Caltech)

"How full of the creative genius is the air in which these are generated! I should hardly admire more if real stars fell and lodged on my coat."  --Henry David Thoreau, 1856

The photo of this snowflake was captured by Kenneth G. Libbrecht using a specially designed snowflake photomicroscope.

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Snowflakes start out as six water molecules that freeze into a crystal, which catches water vapor from the air and eventually forms into tiny hexagons called diamond dust - Joe Hanson, It's Okay to be Smart

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Stellar plate snowflake - These are thin, plate-like crystals with six broad arms that form a star-like shape. Their faces are often decorated with amazingly elaborate and symmetrical markings.

more beautiful snowflakes, macro shots taken with a Canon point and shot camera with custom lens.  Check out the site to see how these awesome photos are taken.

Macro photos of snowflakes show impossibly perfect designs : TreeHugger Photographer Alexey Kljatov has a special talent for capturing the brief life of these beautiful ice creations

Beautiful photos of real snowflakes captured using macro lens by Russian photographer Andrey Osokin. Talented artist captures the beauty of each snowflake just before it melts and disappears forever.