Snow’s Out, Camera’s Ready: Alexey Kljatov Shows You How to Capture Nature’s Beauty

No two snowflakes are alike. Don’t believe us? The work of Moscow-born macro photographer Alexey Kljatov is a definite must-see. Armed with a camera and an enthusiasm for snowflakes, he’s able to capture unique beauties invisible to the naked eye. 

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Who is Alexey Kljatov?

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The Russian native takes phenomenal photographs in the comfort of his own home. True to the DIY spirit, he makes use of a simple camera set-up with easy to find items like a glass surface, a flashlight, and a piece of fabric.

Affordability aside, Kljatov says, “(f)or this type of photography, patience, persistence, and luck mean much more than any expensive technique.”

Snowflake macro setup, ready to shoot - Alexey KljatovSource: Alexey Kljatov Photography

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You can do this too! Check out his blog post to learn his process. Here’s more of his magical work:

Alexey Kljatov Snowflake Photography

Snowflake photo - Gardeners dream Photograph by Alexey KljatovSource: Alexey Kljatov Photography

Snowflake photo - Spark Photograph by Alexey KljatovSource: Alexey Kljatov Photography

Gardeners dream, white on black version Photograph by Alexey KljatovSource: Alexey Kljatov Photography

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Alexey’s work goes to show that with some creativity and know-how, you can capture the most beautiful and delicate parts of nature.

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I'm an animal lover who really loves writing, I also love hiking and never miss a chance to climb a nice mountain and watch the view. If i'm not next to my laptop, this is where you'll find me

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