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Amazing close-up photos of snowflakes taken without a microscope

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These are the best kinds of snowflakes: the kind that are under the lens of a camera and not piled up outside my door. A Russian photographer uses a set up he made himself to take these photos. See more below!

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Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov uses a homemade camera rig to take these amazing close-ups of the snowflakes that fall on his balcony. A selection is below, but check out his blog for many, many more.

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Patrick Farley

No discussion of snowflakes is complete until a Creationist weighs in to tell us these photographs PROVE that water is coded into snowflakes by an Intelligent Designer...because water itself is not intelligent. Come on, anybody?