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NASA - Why All Snowflakes Have Six Sides

February 18th, 2017

NASA - Why All Snowflakes Have Six Sides

In this video, created by NASA, you'll see beautiful CG models of snowflakes, and my snowflake photos - as examples of real snow crystals.

Words can't express how i'm proud of this publication! From my childhood, space and Sci-Fi remains one of my main points of interest, and i always feel deep respect to NASA, main space explorer and researcher. Learn more

Laurent Memmi - Asylum Benefits EP

February 13th, 2017

Laurent Memmi - Asylum Benefits EP

I'm happy to announce that my snowflake photos was chosen as cover for music album "Asylum Benefits EP" by Laurent Memmi, a French drone / ambient music producer. Learn more

M-Opus - 1975 Triptych

February 13th, 2017

M-Opus - 1975 Triptych

I'm happy to announce that my snowflake photos was chosen as cover for music album "1975 Triptych" by M-Opus, Irish progressive rock band. Learn more

NowThis - Amazing macro photographs of snowflakes

February 6th, 2017

NowThis - Amazing macro photographs of snowflakes

Video clip by NowThis News features my snowflake photos (reached 10 million views today). Learn more

Snowflake macro photography

February 5th, 2017

Snowflake macro photography

My main hobby is taking closeup snowflake pictures. Real snow crystals are amazing objects for macro photography, thanks to their beauty, uniqueness and unlimited diversity. Even after eight winters of regular photo sessions, seeing thousands of snowflakes in all their details, i do not get tired to admire new crystals with amazing form or an incredible inner pattern. Some people think that snowflake photography is a complex matter, and requires expensive equipment, but in fact it can be inexpensive, very interesting and quite easy, after some practice... Learn more

Still life light painting

February 5th, 2017

Still life light painting

This is simple technique, but very time consuming. At first, i place black (or dark) background behing the scene, put a camera on tripod and set to manual mode with settings: iso at minimum (80), aperture to max number (8 in my case) for wider DOF and set exposure time to 5-10 seconds (i turn off light, make a test shot with flashlight and adjust exposure time, if it too low or too high). When i done with camera settings, i start continuous serie of shots, turn off the light and start to lit the scene with LED flashlight from different angles and distances, changing the lighting when i hear shutter sound from camera... Learn more

Snowflake flash drives from USB Memory Direct

February 5th, 2017

Snowflake flash drives from USB Memory Direct

An American company USB Memory Direct specializes in producing USB flash drives with custom shape, color and print on drive's surface, and has been a leader in the industry for over fourteen years. They can make flash drive case from many materials: plastic, metal, silicone, rubber, and even wood and leather. The company offers wide range of drive shapes and designs - more than 50, and will even make exclusive shape, based on drawing or sketch that you'll provide them! Learn more