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    This Stunning Photo Captured The Split Second Hot Tea Froze In Mid-Air

    Photographer Michael Davies capture this unique shot in a unique place.

    Near the town of Pangnirtung in Northern Canada just 12 miles south of the Arctic Circle, two men took this incredible photo of hot tea flash-freezing at –31 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday.

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    The image of Markus Siivola was taken by photographer Michael Davies, who gave BuzzFeed some background on the location and what went into capturing the amazing shot.

    I live in the remote fly-in community called Pangnirtung in Canada's High Arctic. Between sunrise and sunset we have only 2.5 hours of light. (Not all usable). Around 1 p.m., I jumped on my skidoo along with my friend Markus and we drove 45min up to the top of a nearby mountain where the light (Which is almost always pink near the solstice) would hit the hills.

    Prepared with multiple thermos filled with tea we began tossing the water and shooting. Nothing of this shot was to chance I followed the temperature, I watched for calm wind, planned the shot and set it up. Even the sun in the middle of the spray was something I was hoping for (even though its was impossible to control).

    The results were these one-of-kind images that can only happen at a handful of places on Earth.

    Michael Davies / Via

    Davies has a series of work that includes everything from sculptures to more breathtaking photos of his arctic environment.

    Michael Davies / Via

    This photo can only be achieved in the coldest of environments. Throwing hot liquids into the air in other circumstances can lead to severe burns and injuries.

    Michael Davies / Via


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