Tech Talk – Imaging Snowflakes

Snowflakes 101 – A Beginner’s Guides to Capturing Snowflakes

Using a 50mm macro lens

This Tech Talk was presented on January 21, 2021 by Kersti Meema. The following is a summary of what was presented and is intended to get you started on photographing snowflakes. 

What you need:

  • Camera with macro lens (or lens with macro capability)
  • Remote trigger
  • Tripod
  • Glass plate (the glass from an old picture frame works well – cover edges in duct tape)
  • Falling snow! Temperatures of -8 oC to -5oC work well.
  • Extension tubes (optional)
  • Sharpening software – I used Topaz Sharpening AI (optional)

How to:    Click on:  Snowflakes 101 to see the PowerPoint Presentation with all the images. 

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