(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
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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