Zoom In: Macro Street Salt

01.03.14 Aymann Ismail

The salt pellets routinely used for melting snow on New York sidewalks and roads look really picturesque in macro. Before the storm hit last night, I documented the various crystals in action using the DSLR I hacked with the Pentax 25mm 1.4 TV lens that’s usually found in 1″ CCTV security cameras. See also: street food and garbage in macro. Stay warm! Check back every Friday for a new photo essay! (Photos: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork)