Eadweard James Muybridge was a British photographer who spent much of his working life in California, and travelling in other parts of the United States. He is known for his pioneering work on animal locomotion in 1877 and 1878, which used multiple cameras to capture motion in stop-action photographs, and his zoopraxiscope, a device for projecting motion pictures that pre-dated the flexible perforated film strip used in cinematography. In his earlier years in San Francisco, Muybridge had become known for his landscape photography, particularly of the Yosemite Valley. He also photographed the...
|Birthdate:||April 9, 1830|
|Birthplace:||Kingston upon Thames|
|Date of death:||May 8, 1904|
|Also known as:||Eadweard J Muybridge, Eadweard James Muybridge|