Snowflake photography

5 months ago by in PHOTOGRAPHY Tagged: , , , , , ,

When I first started photography, I was introduced to a world of opportunities with my camera on the web. There were photographers who were making make-shift lenses. Photographers creating gorgeous effects with light and smoke. Even photographers who were able to break down their lenses, turn a screw or two (I’m sure they did more), and turn the lens into a whole other thing.

Meet Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov. With old camera parts, screws and tape, Kljatov created a rig with which he was able to capture snowflakes like you’ve never seen them before. Photographers over the world have been known to try to capture snowflakes this close with macro lenses. But this is the most stunning I’ve ever seen them up close. To think this is all possible with old camera equipment! I really need to start looking into this snowflake photography thing. Perhaps an idea for this winter? (as winter is coming right?)

Check out Kljatov’s blog here.

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  • Kim

    Wow, this is amazing! How did you fix your Pinterest Pin It in your pictures? I like! Could you let me know on my blog? :)

    http://www.kimgodschalk.com

    • http://www.theavantguardian.com/ the|avantguardian

      Hi Kim,

      I just left a reply on your blog ;)

  • http://www.beautybloglaura.com/ BeautyblogLaura.

    Looks nice! x

  • petra lorietta

    oh these photos are breathtaking!♥

    http://www.lorietta.cz

    • THEAVANTGUARDIAN

      They are; and incredibly beautiful to see what snowflakes actually look like!