The texture in this image is really interesting as the icicles against the metal are really intriguing. The background being blurred creates a more up close and personal feel to the photo as it looks like you're invading its space by getting so close to the chain.
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
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.