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Awesome Crystals

Vitamin C Under a Microscope

Vitamin C Under a Microscope

Ordinary things can look extraordinary viewed through the lens of a microscope. Photographer Jens Braun shows the kind of eye-catching crystalline structures can form with just a bit of Vitamin C, water, and alcohol. He shot the images using a Sony a6300 mirrorless camera and used polarization to enhance the vibrant colors.

Hillocks

Hillocks

Artist and filmmaker Maria Constanza Ferreira created this intriguing short film by animating macro images of dyed crystals. Along with Dr. Bart Kahr, Ferreira grew her own crystals using a mix of chemicals and dyes, which formed organized, gem-like structures.

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The Arctic

The Arctic

The macrophotography experts from the Beauty of Science present a stunning close-up look at the formation of crystals with razor-sharp clarity. The time-lapse, black-and-white imagery was selected to evoke the icy cold sensation of the Arctic. Still image gallery on Behance.

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