Guy Creates Homemade Camera Rig to Capture These Amazing DIY Macro Snowflake Photos

Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov created a surprisingly simple homemade macro photography rig, with which he was able to shoot these incredible images of intricate snowflakes. The setup involves a basic point and shoot camera, a piece of scrap wood, some black tape, and a reversed lens from an old film camera:

That’s it? Yep, that’s it…plus the appropriate spacing for focus. And with that, Alexey was able to pull off images like this:

And this:

And this:

For the complete details about Alexey’s camera setup and to see the full collection of his snowflake images in high resolution, visit his blogpost:

My technique for snowflakes shooting []

(via and camera image collage: Bored Panda)