Wilson Bentley

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Birthday
9, 1865
Birthplace
Vermont
Death Date
Dec 23, 1931 (66)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1865
Birthplace
Vermont
Death Date
Dec 23, 1931 (66)

About

American photographer who was one of the first photographers to take photos of snowflakes and was known for his way of capturing them on black velvet just before they melted.

Before Fame

He started trying to draw snowflakes in his family farm with an old microscope when he was 15 years old.

Trivia

He is referenced in the 2006 song Black and Blue by the music group Tilly and the Wall.

Family Life

He grew up with his family in Jericho, Vermont.

Associated With

He is referenced in the 2006 film Snow Cake starring Alan Rickman.