Eadweard Muybridge Photographer 1830 – 1904

Eedweard Muybridge born in 1830 was an English Photographer, who was better known for his pioneering work on animal locomotion which was created using multiple camera’s to capture motion. Muybridge was much an artist for Scientists, and set out to investigate a popular debated question at the time; if a horses hooves are off the ground at the same time during a gallop? in which he triggered camera shots as the horse galloped, see image below. What Muybridge had discovered and successfully photographed a horse in fast motion.

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