Making macro photographs of snow crystals
I have been photographing snow crystals since 2008 and still actively continue to do so.
Lately, I have also been documenting the melting process of the snow crystals, one picture at a time. Eventually, I want to create interesting GIFs using these photographs.
Ever since I purchased my first digital camera, I became fascinated with macro photography. I did not think that it was possible to capture such tiny worlds using the Macro mode of a compact camera. Like most beginners, I immediately took to making photographs of flowers and ladybugs, until I accidentally discovered snowflakes.
I was casually browsing through different websites when I came across images of beautifully photographed snow crystals. This was when I decided to begin my very own snowflake project.
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