How history’s first photos of snowflakes were made

How history’s first photos of snowflakes were made – CNN Style

In 1885, American farmer Wilson Bentley attached a camera to his microscope and took what is believed to be the very first photo of a snowflake.

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Nov 05, 2018 · Re: CNN article: ‘Snow Crystals’: How history’s first photos of snowflakes were made In reply to Bobthearch • 11 months ago Thanks for the link to Bentley’s photography.

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How history’s first photos of snowflakes were made CNN December 25, 2017 CNN Leave a comment In 1885, American farmer Wilson Bentley attached a camera to his microscope and took what is believed to be the very first photo of a snowflake.

No Two Alike: The First Photos of Snowflakes

In the late 1800s, a self-educated Vermont farmer by the name of Wilson Bentley made the first successful image, or “photomicrograph,” of a single snowflake. He used a bellows camera attached

Snowflake History – SnowCrystals.com

This was the first time capped columns, for example, were recognized as a type of snow crystal. [Public domain image from Wikipedia ] The first scientist to theorize about the six-fold symmetry of snow crystals was German scientist Johannes Kepler .

In 1885 Wilson Bentley Took the First Ever Photographs of

It took Bentley two years of painstaking trial and error, but on January 15, 1885, at the age of 19, he made the world’s first photomicrograph of a snow crystal by adapting a microscope to a bellows camera. He would go on to capture more than 5000 snowflakes during his lifetime, not finding any two alike.

The First Snowflake Photographs – Hyperallergic

The First Photographs of Snowflakes In 1885, Wilson Bentley, a farmer in Vermont, became the first known person to photograph a snowflake. He would document 5,000 of them in his lifetime.

Wilson A. Bentley: Pioneering Photographer of Snowflakes

Four year later, in 1885, equipped with both his microscope and a camera, Bentley made the first successful photograph of a snowflake. Bentley was a pioneer in «photomicrography,» the photographing of very small objects, especially of snowflakes. Snowflakes or snow crystals are difficult to photograph because they melt so quickly.

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The first ever photographs of snowflakes | Wilson A Bentley

In the rural backwater of Jericho, Vermont, a self-educated farmer began photographing snowflakes in 1885 Thu 21 Jan 2010 12.44 EST First published on Thu 21 Jan 2010 12.44 EST