8/12/12

The First Pictures Of Snowflakes EVER !

The First Pictures Of Snowflakes EVER

Incredible. All photos from the late 1800s to the early 1900s.


This is Wilson Bentley, the first known photographer of snowflakes.

This is Wilson Bentley, the first known photographer of snowflakes.

He had loved snow since his childhood on a Vermont farm.

He had loved snow since his childhood on a Vermont farm.

He perfected a process of catching snowflakes on black fabric, then photographing them with a microscope and bellows camera.

He perfected a process of catching snowflakes on black fabric, then photographing them with a microscope and bellows camera.

He took THOUSANDS of detailed pictures of snowflakes in his lifetime!

He took THOUSANDS of detailed pictures of snowflakes in his lifetime!

Each one is unique.

Each one is unique.