This my next effort to completely change look and feel of snowflake photos, captured on glass surface. I already applied this technique to two large fernlike dendrites, and now it’s time for two smaller snow crystals with relatively simple structure: High voltage and Ice relief:
Snowflake picture: High voltage III. Full size: 1600 x 1200 pixels
Snowflake picture: Ice relief III. Full size: 1600 x 1200 pixels
This processing is really simple, though it also requires some time. I use difference blending mode to separate snowflake details from background (it looks like subtracting clean background from snowflake). I like difference blending very much: often it can be used to create very interesting effects and colors. You can see another example of it’s abilities: Mirror’s edge, picture of snowflake in vivid colors, caused by blending two variants of same crystal, processed in different colors.
If you want to see more snowflakes, you can browse through all snowflake pictures.
Here you’ll find snowflake photo wallpapers in numerous resolutions and screen proportions, up to Ultra HD 4K.
And here is article about snowflake macro photography.