Snowflake No.1

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© Michael Fuchs
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It was 8 degrees Fahrenheit and snowing in Denver, Colorado, this morning. Photographed on a piece of glass.

29 responses

  • Ashley Michele Ommen

    Ashley Michele Ommen gave props (9 Dec 2007):


  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz said (9 Dec 2007):

    is that real...

  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) gave props (9 Dec 2007):

    Omg.....this is amazing and GORGEOUS. You are the master of macro!

  • Michael Fuchs

    Michael Fuchs said (10 Dec 2007):

    Thanks. Yup, they are real. They were quite small, but the glass surface was very cold, so I had plenty of time to focus and compose the shots. Most of the flakes were tangled in each other, but a few fell by themselves. They were almost all delicate perfect little snowflakes.

  • cody blakeman

    cody blakeman gave props (27 Dec 2007):


  • Rachel Mckinnie

    Rachel Mckinnie gave props (27 Dec 2007):

    I have thought about this shot EVERY day since you posted it, thinking I should try it, but it beyond me how you do this. You rock.

  • Michael Fuchs

    Michael Fuchs said (29 Dec 2007):

    Thanks, everyone. Rachel, I just sent you a message about how you might try to do this.

  • EvaMcDermott

    EvaMcDermott (Deleted) said (29 Dec 2007):

    Wow! Great capture! Sure you are not a chemist!! Just kidding! Love it!

  • Aydin Taghipour

    Aydin Taghipour (Deleted) said (7 Jan 2008):

    I would be pleased if you send me a message, about how I may try to do that, too.

  • Michael Fuchs

    Michael Fuchs said (7 Jan 2008):

    Aydin, I just sent you a message. Have fun!

  • Will Dyde

    Will Dyde (Deleted) said (16 Jan 2008):

    Great Shot! well done! =)

  • Juliana Abislaiman

    Juliana Abislaiman gave props (16 Jan 2008):

    Wow!!! Spectacular! Could I get that message as well? :)

  • adniloj

    adniloj said (20 Mar 2008):

    this has got to be crystal or something! :-) someone does indeed need to annoint & appoint you the Master of Macros; we had 12 inches of snow, & I just got bummed out - you....., look at this productivity!

  • Angel Foice

    Angel Foice gave props (13 Apr 2008):

    woah. are those real snowflakes?...

  • Jay El

    Jay El gave props (25 Apr 2008):

    Man, this is unfair...

  • David Rocaberti

    David Rocaberti (Deleted) gave props (28 Apr 2008):

    Absolutely great

  • s pearson

    s pearson gave props (22 May 2008):

    absolutely amazing.....

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (26 Jun 2008):

    that is the coolest thing ever!

  • Melissa

    Melissa (Deleted) gave props (4 Aug 2008):


  • Bonnie Blanton

    Bonnie Blanton (Deleted) gave props (24 Aug 2008):

    Wow, incredible shot!

  • Christa Hazel

    Christa Hazel (Deleted) gave props (20 Sep 2008):

    Great shot! I love it - so simple and yet shows the complex.

  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz gave props (9 Oct 2008):

    now i know is for real...

  • Matt.

    Matt. (Deleted) gave props (17 Apr 2009):

    Great capture!!!

  • Shelly de Guzman

    Shelly de Guzman gave props (30 Dec 2009):


  • Megan Broswick

    Megan Broswick gave props (15 Jan 2010):

    I think these shots are amazing well done!

  • Darla Smedley

    Darla Smedley gave props (28 Mar 2010):

    Love everything about this. If you've got one more message to send, Love to have it..thanks in advance.

  • Claire Crocker

    Claire Crocker gave props (3 Sep 2010):

    Ah, so perfectly delicate and intricate. Sigh....

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt said (22 Sep 2010):

    Wow! Beautiful beyond words!

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (27 Jul 2011):


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