(Photolib.NOAA/gov ) Bentley, also known as The Snowflake Man, was fascinated with the icy precipitation, and he was able to capture one on film in 1885.
First-ever Photographs of Snowflakes Taken in 1800s by Vermont Farmer
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DECEMBER 07, 2012

Vermont farmer Wilson A. Bentley was known as Snowflake Bentley for being the first person to successfully photograph a snowflake. A farmer in the 19th-century, Bentley became famous for photographing more than 5,000 jewel-like snowflakes.
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