Uploaded: June 26, 2006 07:30:32


After a snowfall I grabbed this shot. Moments later it melted away.
Sigma 50mm macro lens, tripod and natural light.

Exif: FNumber: 9, ExposureBiasValue: 38/100, ExposureTime: 0.1, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 100, WhiteBalance:


Wayne Nolting July 07, 2006

That is one "hell" (excuse me) of a macro. That 6-sided ice crystal is an awesome capture. #479511

Tricia L. Olson-Giles July 07, 2006

WOW!!! I admit, this is the first individual snowflake I've ever seen photgraphed. Can I say WOW again? #2998414

Ken Jarvis July 07, 2006

Thank you Wayne and Tricia for you comments. #2998520

Shawn Jennings July 25, 2006

Great capture Ken! Congratulations on your finalist! #3075760

Sylvia Rossler July 25, 2006

A big wowwww !!! What a wonderful finalist Ken !!! Big congrats :O) #3077524

Erica Murphy level-classic July 25, 2006

This is beautiful Ken! Congratulations!

Erica #3078790

Ken Jarvis July 25, 2006

Shawn, Sylvia and Erica, thank you all for your comments. #3079458

Katja Z July 25, 2006

absolutely beautiful - "almost" makes me miss winter. :-) #3081043

Renee Doyle July 26, 2006

Oh wow! This is incredible Ken! Congratulations on this amazing finalist! Fantastic detail and pov! Best of luck!

Ken Jarvis July 26, 2006

Thanks Katja & Renee for your comments. #3085505

Gregg Johnstun July 27, 2006

Wow. Beautiful. Very deserving. Congrats. Good luck in the next round. I hope you win with this one. #3091334

Rebecca Mueller July 29, 2006

What a capture! I love it!! #3100202

Ken Jarvis July 30, 2006

Thank you Gregg & Rebecca for your comments. #3101213

Tonya R. Boles September 04, 2006

Nice shot, a belated congrats!! #3266280

Amy JACKSON September 20, 2006

Really beautiful image, Ken!! Congratulations on your finalist!! #3336981

Ken Jarvis September 21, 2006

Thank you Tonya and Amy for your comments. Tonya sorry for my late response. #3342262

Maria Warren level-classic November 28, 2006

wow very cool looks so pretty CONGRATS!!!!!!!!! #3643057

Ken Jarvis November 28, 2006

Thank you Maria. #3644114

Songbird Cline level-classic September 20, 2008

spectacular!! amazing! awesome! #6481805

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 20, 2008

This is a beauty, Ken! #6482087

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