Homemade rig captures extreme macro shots of snowflakes

reversing a ~50mm lens to do extreme macro cheaply is nothing new, but Alexey definitely went a bit further than most, and the results are fantastic.

Here’s a shot I took of air bubbles in a glass of orange juice with coloured papers in the background. Ten years old, made with a 4MP Casio QV4000 (the poor man’s Canon Powershot G2), but it’s still one of my personal favourites:
http://www.pbase.com/gbleek/image/17736911

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