Delicate, intricate and wonderfully diverse: Snowflakes up close

Story highlights

  • Many parts of the country are still seeing snow and ice
  • iReporters share their views of winter with creative snowflake photos
  • See incredibly intricate and detailed photos of snowflakes above

The winter weather isn't over just yet. From small snow flurries to massive snowstorms, there is a lot of frosty precipitation blanketing much of the U.S.

As the white stuff covers the landscape, it's hard to imagine the millions of tiny, intricate flakes that make it up. Above is a collection of extreme close-up snowflake photos from this winter season. Add your own snowflake photos by uploading them to iReport. We'll add some of the best to the gallery.