Macro photographer snaps exquisite crystalline snowflakes using special camera he built himself

“When I was 11, I purchased my first real camera, a Zeiss Contax II that I found at a thrift store, and have been taking photographs ever since,” Myhrvold told The Epoch Times. “In the back of my mind, I thought I’d really like to take snowflake pictures.

“About two years ago, I thought it was a good time and decided to put together a state-of-the-art snowflake photography system … but it was a lot harder than I thought.”

Read the full article at the Epoch Times.

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A macro photograph of snowflakes. (Nathan Myhrvold / Modernist Cuisine Gallery, LLC)
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Ice crystals photographed by Nathan Myhrvold. (Nathan Myhrvold / Modernist Cuisine Gallery, LLC)
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A snowflake photographed by Nathan Myhrvold. (Nathan Myhrvold / Modernist Cuisine Gallery, LLC)
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“Ice Queen.” (Nathan Myhrvold / Modernist Cuisine Gallery, LLC)
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(3ric Johanson / Modernist Cuisine Gallery LLC)

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