Winter ice crystals on pine needles. Already lovely, but ENLARGE to see details of this lacy frost snowflakes building off the needles of a Christmas tree branch. #DdO:) - https://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/christmas-keys/ - CHRISTMAS KEYS. DID YOU KNOW?: Air doesn't hold water very well when the temperature is less than 15. So for snow to BEST fall & stay on ground, the temp has to be between 15 and 30 degrees F. Lovely photograph composition for a #holiday #Christmas #card.
Photograph taken by Alexey Kljatov Alexey Kljatov, Russian photographer can be a great inspiration to anyone with his custom-built macro add-on for the camera he takes macro shots of snowflakes right outside of his house. He has a series of amazing photos of different snowflakes types.
Sundogs - light from the sun refracts off ice crystals to portray a half-circle around the sun. Due to the specific angles required for this phenomenon, Sundogs usually occur at sunrise and sunset when ice crystals are present in the air. Also learn how this phenomenon got its name
The March birthstone is aquamarine which literally means "ocean water" and was believed by sailors to come from the treasure chest of mermaids. It was also promised to bring love, health and energy to those who wore it.