Snowflakes are gorgeous. Only wish I could see them up close like this when they fall. "Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov has created an ingenious and inexpensive DIY camera rig capable of capturing excellent close-up pictures of snowflakes.
Snow blossoms on river rocks ~ Valley of Ice Flowers - Alessandro Zocchi "This is one of the coldest valleys in the Italian Dolomites. Sun never reaches the bottom in winter and nature can have its fun here creating spectacular ice formations.
The silhouette of the girl fading into the forest is a great use of Photoshop. The message of the picture may not be clear to everyone, but the design is very well done. The contrast between black and white is always a nice aspect to incorporate.