This is another snowflake from this January. It seems that this crystal have biggest central hexagon among all snowflakes that i processed so far: around 2 millimeters or slightly bigger. We can’t classify it as hexagonal plate, because this crystal starts to grow arms.
The main problem while processing this photo was background cleaning. When i photographed that crystal, my glass plate was completely covered with tiny condensed droplets – they was almost everywhere around crystal. On some angles of transit light from behind of glass, these droplets become visible and very detailed. I was forced to manually clean them out, one by one, from 12 megapixel picture.
15 shots averaged to boost signal-to-noise ratio. Glass background with LED back light, additional lens Helios 44M-5, January 2016, Moscow.