Source: Facebook

15 Revealing Photos Of Snow Crystals – Are These Really Real?

Winter is fast approaching. In Japan too, we are seeing some snow on Hokkaido and on the western coastlines. Talking about snow, have you ever looked at them closely?

Well, a Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov has come up with shot some incredible 'microscopic' photos of snow; they are incredible.

Sculptured by mother nature

All the photos by Kljatov are all beautiful; when you know how beautiful they are, it makes it difficult for us to step on snow.

It is a bit of a wonder how they form something so beautiful. Science surely explained it, but watching them still gives me shivers.

11500_01

Source: Facebook

11500_02

Source: Facebook

11500_03

Source: Facebook

11500_04

Source: Facebook

11500_05

Source: Facebook

11500_06

Source: Facebook

11500_07

Source: Facebook

11500_08

Source: Facebook

11500_09

Source: Facebook

11500_10

Source: Facebook

Some crystals show shapes that are similar to a heart.

11500_11

Source: Facebook

11500_12

Source: Facebook

11500_13

Source: Facebook

11500_14

Source: Facebook

11500_15

Source: Facebook

Kljatov apparently takes photos of objects that are as small as 0.5 millimeters. You'd imagine you need special equipment to pull this trick off, but it turns out that you can use readily available items.

11500_16

Source: Flickr

11500_17

Source: Flickr

Ideas win at the end of the day. These photos are a good motive for us to look at things in detail. It's certainly something fun to do this winter.


By - grape Japan editorial staff.

Source:
Facebook / Flickr
Tags:
/ /