Snowflakes Up Close

Snowflakes Up Close

Opens Feb. 3

Experience what it takes to photograph an extremely delicate and short-lived subject—a snowflake. Find the stunning photography of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) professor Michael Peres and original photomicrographs made by pioneer snowflake photographer Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley on the Museum's third floor. 

In the exhibit, visitors explore the scientific art of snowflake photography and delight in the beauty of more than thirty snowflake images as they have never been seen before. For a fully immersive experience with these ice crystals, guests walk through Michael’s photographic process and examine a snowflake under a microscope while answering the big question—are any two snowflakes alike?

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