Apr 9, 2012

Eadweard Muybridge Google Doodle

Google celebrates the 182nd birthday of Eadweard Muybridge:

Top 5 facts about Eadweard Muybridge:

1. He was born on 9 April 1830. 

2. Eadweard Muybridge was an English photographer who spent much of his life in the United States. 

3. He is known for his pioneering work on animal locomotion which used multiple cameras to capture motion, and his zoopraxiscope, a device for projecting motion pictures that pre-dated the flexible perforated film strip.

4. Many of Muybridge's photographic sequences have been published since the 1950s as artists' reference books.

5. He died on – 8 May 1904.

via Wikipedia, Google

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