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.

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

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

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

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3. Each one is unique.

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