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27 Amazing Macro Snowflake Images Shot with a DIY Camera Set Up

These amazing Snowflake images by photographer Alexey Kljatov have caught our eye in the last week.

Image: By Alexey Kljatov

By Alexey Kljatov

What particularly impressed us at dPS HQ was the way Alexey shoots the images using a system that is literally taped together components. He uses a Canon A650 (a point and shoot released back in 2007) with old 2nd hand Helios lens from an old Russian made camera.

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It’s quite remarkable that something so cobbled together takes such beautiful images but it illustrates just what can be achieved when you put your mind to it! Learn more about his method here.

Here are some more of his Snow Flake Images.

Image: By Alexey Kljatov

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By Alexey Kljatov

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By Alexey Kljatov

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Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse

is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals.

He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.