Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Edweard Muybridge
Born: April 9, 1830, in Kingston upon Thames, England
Death: May 8, 1904 (Age: 74)
- English photographer best known for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion and in motion-picture projection. His large photographs of Yosemite Valley, California, made him world famous.
- Known for his pioneering work on animal locomotion in 1877 and 1878, which used multiple cameras to capture motion in stop-action photographs. He is also known for his zoopraxiscope, a device for projecting motion pictures that pre-dated the flexible perforated film strip used in cinematography.
- The Human Figure in Motion (1901).
- Animals in Motion (1899).