Hot! In Teeny Tiny
Uploaded 18 Dec 2008 — 80 favorites
Spotlight This! Enter Shoot Out
Login Required

To add items to your favorites you must login.

Already have a JPG account?


Need to create a JPG account?

JPG+ Required

Collections are a JPG+ feature. You must be a JPG+ member to create new collections and to add photos to collections.

Sign up for JPG+ to start using collections now!

© Michael Fuchs
Views 1089
Likes 8
Favorites 80
Comments 71
Would you like to also give a props comment to the photographer?
All dislikes require a comment. Please tell us why you do not like this photo.

More of Michael Fuchs's Photos

  • Desert Texture
  • Snowflake
  • Flat Plate Snowflake
  • Snowflake Detail

Submitted to Teeny Tiny

  • Tiny Beach Bird
  • Snowflake
  • Lily
  • Duece 1

Photo license: © All rights reserved

VOTE: Is this photo good for Teeny Tiny?

Voting open until 26 Apr 2015. Tell a friend!

Tell a friend about this photo!

  1. or

Hi there!

thought you might like this submission to JPG. If you do, vote it up!

—The JPG team

This is one of a series of snowflakes I photographed during a recent snowstorm. I had to keep the temperature of my equipment below freezing. The outside air temperature was about 27 degrees Fahrenheit. It was back illuminated using a microscope light source. The snowflake was suspended on a chilled glass slide and photographed using photomicroscopy optics on my digital SLR.

71 responses

  • diana

    diana (Deleted) gave props (18 Dec 2008):

    very cool!

  • adniloj

    adniloj gave props (18 Dec 2008):

    Another wow here too!

  • Matt.

    Matt. (Deleted) gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    Great job..very well done.

  • Andrea Alzmann

    Andrea Alzmann gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    You rock! This is amazing. Great job!

  • Kevin Kabuki

    Kevin Kabuki gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    excellent job Michael, not surprising you would come up with this.

  • Pilar Coll i Gatells

    Pilar Coll i Gatells said (19 Dec 2008):


  • Lois Martin

    Lois Martin gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    Awesome! I don't have the patience to put together a photo such as this one!

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    wow...that is awesome!

  • Rachel Hessinger

    Rachel Hessinger gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    I LOVE this! I'm a nut for macro shots and snowflakes. Love the delicate nature of it that you managed to capture. Sounds a bit complex to get the shot, though.

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    This is SO cool vote on the essay

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    And my vote on this one!

  • ye qinfa

    ye qinfa (Deleted) gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    great shot!

  • Nicole R.

    Nicole R. gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    holy crow! amazing beauty and technical all in one! Inspiring!

  • DonBaird

    DonBaird gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    Excellent..... WOW

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    It gets no more simpler than this. My vote

  • Philip James Filia

    Philip James Filia gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    Amazing Michael, Really cool series. Well done!

  • Matt.

    Matt. (Deleted) gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    Yeah It rocks!!!

  • Frances Reilly

    Frances Reilly gave props (24 Dec 2008):


  • d s

    d s gave props (30 Dec 2008):

    Amazing! Got my vote!!

  • Vincent Criqui

    Vincent Criqui said (30 Dec 2008):

    Great detail. A lot of work went into this. Well preserved. Much kudos.

  • Sara Elena

    Sara Elena gave props (31 Dec 2008):

    good work Michael

  • Traci Howard

    Traci Howard gave props (20 Jan 2009):


  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (22 Jan 2009):

    COOL shot!!!!!


    PINAKI SARKAR gave props (30 Jan 2009):


  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (31 Jan 2009):

    Fantastic!! It rocks!!

  • Mayette Ignacio

    Mayette Ignacio gave props (19 Feb 2009):

    My vote!

  • Bermi Shutter

    Bermi Shutter gave props (30 Mar 2009):

    Excellent!!! voted

  • Jose Antonio González

    Jose Antonio González gave props (1 Apr 2009):

    Amazing! Great shot!


    JOE FAILK gave props (1 Apr 2009):

    Very well done! Vote

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (7 Apr 2009):

    Great entry!!

  • Bonnie Blanton

    Bonnie Blanton (Deleted) gave props (7 Apr 2009):

    Great series of photographs! Amazing work.

  • Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker   gave props (19 Apr 2009):


  • Yasmin Knudsen

    Yasmin Knudsen said (3 May 2009):

    Wow.. Thats al i can say :)

  • M Daniel

    M Daniel gave props (3 May 2009):

    good work!!! Fantastic!!!

  • Attila Kovacs

    Attila Kovacs said (3 May 2009):

    Absolutely amazing!

  • Sylvie Setiady

    Sylvie Setiady gave props (21 May 2009):

    the hard effort bring the beauty out and this one is superb ^^

  • John Shanahan

    John Shanahan said (28 May 2009):

    Dam Engeneer!!!
    Looks like a Swarovski Christmas Ornament....Beautiful!
    Like this one:
    So cool!!!

  • Jeets Photography

    Jeets Photography (Deleted) gave props (12 Jun 2009):

    These are simply beautiful, a totally different style of photography.

  • Antonio Romero

    Antonio Romero gave props (3 Jul 2009):

    Amazing shot

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (1 Aug 2009):


  • Felice Myra Boma

    Felice Myra Boma gave props (30 Sep 2009):

    Wow, this is great. I don't know how you can captured that. Awesome!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (6 Oct 2009):

    This blows my mind...beautiful.

  • Mary Ellen Bleeden

    Mary Ellen Bleeden gave props (10 Oct 2009):

    These snowflake photos are amazing! Have you read the book The Hidden Messages in Water (2001) by Masaru Emoto? If not, take a look at it. Thanks for sharing your beautiful photography.

  • Michael Fuchs

    Michael Fuchs said (10 Oct 2009):

    Thanks for all the comments everyone. Thanks for the book recommendation Mary. I’ll take a look.

  • Elaine Manley

    Elaine Manley (Deleted) gave props (20 Oct 2009):

    excellent ! and so very pretty

  • Laura Chartier

    Laura Chartier gave props (22 Nov 2009):

    Right on!!

  • Kathleen Shea

    Kathleen Shea gave props (23 Dec 2009):


  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    Wow, what a series! And no two are the same. I think about when I see billions falling.

  • Catherine Hadler

    Catherine Hadler gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    I am in awe - surrounded by several feet of these little fellas at the moment

  • Megan Henkel

    Megan Henkel gave props (23 Jan 2010):


  • Dilshad Aroos

    Dilshad Aroos (Deleted) gave props (23 Jan 2010):

    Such meticulous work.Much kudos!!!!

  • Wallace Jones

    Wallace Jones   gave props (5 Feb 2010):

    holy cow! that is great!!!!

  • bimal goculdas

    bimal goculdas gave props (27 Feb 2010):

    great shot! great technique!

  • Dominic Kite

    Dominic Kite gave props (18 Mar 2010):

    Brilliant photo - nicely done.

  • Mark 2

    Mark 2 said (24 Jun 2010):

    Amazing and meticulous work. Amazing shot.

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (17 Jul 2010):

    Great shot. I love it.

  • Léa Bastien

    Léa Bastien (Deleted) gave props (1 Aug 2010):


  • Paula Tade

    Paula Tade gave props (7 Jan 2011):

    Absolutely amazing!

  • Alicia McDonald

    Alicia McDonald gave props (21 Jan 2011):


  • Lynn Pepper

    Lynn Pepper gave props (7 Feb 2011):

    Absolutely amazing!

  • Andy Kong

    Andy Kong gave props (14 Mar 2011):

    A great shot

  • Martha Mena

    Martha Mena gave props (24 Mar 2011):


  • Belinda Grace

    Belinda Grace gave props (8 Apr 2011):

    What stunning detail you can get with a microscopic technology.........AND all I did was go outside and freeze to get mine : am fascinated and every winter i plan on capturing at least one :)

  • Jules Coon

    Jules Coon gave props (9 Jan 2012):

    I can't believe a snowflake can be so perfect...amazing to see thank you....this is beautiful

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (4 Feb 2012):

    My vote!!

  • Brandon Melendez

    Brandon Melendez gave props (11 Feb 2012):

    Awesome Macro, you got my vote.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (29 Feb 2012):

    really nice!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (1 Mar 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!


    JOE FAILK gave props (1 Mar 2012):


  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (30 Mar 2012):

    Very impressive! You have my vote! It reminds me of a cross turned different ways.

  • Victoria Mizal Lewis

    Victoria Mizal Lewis gave props (3 Mar 2015):

    This is amazing! I really enjoyed looking through your photos on this site and also on your website.

To add your comment, Log in or sign up!

Please Login or Sign Up

You must be logged in to enter photos into JPG Shoot Out contests.
Login or Sign Up