#Snowflakes

Wilson A. Bentley with camera

The first photographs of snowflakes

This is Wilson A. Bentley, self-educated farmer from Jericho, Vermont, photographer and lifelong lover of snow.  Bentley spent over a year experimenting with different ways of taking photographs through a microscope, becoming the first person to successfully photograph a single crystal of snow in 1885.  Bentley photographed more than 5,000 snowflakes in his lifetime, coming to the conclusion that all snowflakes are unique.

"Under the microscope, I found that snowflakes were miracles of beauty; and it seemed a shame that this beauty should not be seen and appreciated by others," Bentley stated.  "Every crystal was a masterpiece of design and no one design was ever repeated. When a snowflake melted, that design was forever lost. Just that much beauty was gone, without leaving any record behind."

Here are some of the photographs from Bentley's collection:











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30 Star Wars snowflakes

30 Star Wars Snowflakes Printables for your Holiday Season

Rebel this holiday with these 30 Star Wars snowflakes printables!  Use the force and turn your living room into a Star Wars shrine.  Even if you're tempted by the Dark Side, there's a little bit of everything for everyone to enjoy!

Rebel Crest
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Boba Fett
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Imperial Crest
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Chewbacca
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Clone Trooper
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Stormtrooper
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Death Star
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Ewok
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Yoda
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Darth Vader
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Scout Trooper
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R2-D2
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Chewbacca
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Rebel Pilot
Star Wars snowflakes - Rebel Pilot

C3PO
Star Wars snowflakes - C3PO

Luke Skywalker
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Tie Fighter Pilot
Star Wars snowflakes - Tie Fighter Pilot

Lando Calrissian
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Obi-Wan Kenobi
Star Wars snowflakes - Obi-Wan Kenobi

Princess Leia
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X-Wing
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Royal Guard
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A-Wing
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B-Wing
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4-LOM
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Admiral Ackbar
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Bossk
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Ahsoka Tano
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Dengar
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IG-88
Star Wars snowflakes - IG-88
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